Understanding real estate gifts

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Just like gifts of securities, real estate can provide donors with many of the same major giving benefits.

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Roundtable: Church management systems & software (part 1)

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      Our Roundtable Panel Shelby Systems: Mark White, Director of Business Development Cool Solutions Group: Tim Cool, Chief Solutions Officer and Project Facilitator Elexio: John Connell, COO; Allen Ratta; Mark Kitts, Lead Software Architect ACS Technologies: Marvin Owen, President; Russ Fortier, Manager of Training and Implementation Services Seraphim Software: Sam Batterman, Co-founder / […]

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Keeping the wolf out of the sheep’s pen

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When the time came to interview Kimberlee Norris and Gregory Love — attorneys, sexual abuse litigators and founders of Ministrysafe.com

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Building a better church

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The No. 2 chair at the 24,000-strong Willow Creek Community Church belongs to Heather Larson

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The legalities of church planting

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There are two steps every church planter must take: the faith step and the legal step.

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Engaging families — by design

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Among forward-thinking church leaders, accommodating families is a top-of-mind priority.

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Move over, smiley face: New religious emojis on the way

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In addition to smiley faces, high heels and frogs

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Considering online education?

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3 students share their experiences — and what you can expect.

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Case study: Ohio church upgrades its digital system

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By Lisa Young The main auditorium at Naz Church in Grove City, OH, seats about 2,800 and has a congregation of 3,000. The church recently installed two Yamaha CL Series Digital Audio Consoles — a CL5 at front of house and a CL1 at monitors — as well as eight Rio input/output boxes: two Rio3224-D, […]

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How to be a good lending prospect now

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By Dan Mikes Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t all about “the numbers” for lenders. Leadership and process are equally important when contemplating the relationship opportunity. Whether your religious institution is contemplating an on-site physical expansion, the acquisition of a satellite facility, or seeking a beneficial refinance of existing debt, knowing how to prepare and […]

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