A blind Hindu, an elephant — and a social media policy?

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John Saxe’s short poem, “The Blind Men and the Elephant,” poignantly describes an important truth about how one’s point of view

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Keep it in the fairway

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Some fundamental “mechanics” can help a religious organization determine if it’s prepared to borrow.

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To LEED or not to LEED?

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Experts offer advice for deciding how far down the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification path to go.

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Nominations are open for the 2013 “Church Executive” Good Steward Awards!

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The overriding mission of Church Executive is simple: We aim to help church leaders become better stewards. With that mission in mind, the magazine launched its first-annual Good Steward Awards last year. The second-annual Good Steward Awards — coming in our December 2013 issue! — will continue the tradition of celebrating churches that demonstrate best […]

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Controls key to transparency

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Establishing financial controls is fundamental to the success of any charitable organization.

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Passion for Potential

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Larry Brey was a college professor and director of sports medicine at Gardner-Webb University

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Managing risk on mission trips

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Does your church have a process in place to manage the congregation’s safety and welfare as they venture out?

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Megachurch answers call to financial accountability

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Eastview Christian Church promotes and instills financial integrity and trust

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Transportation safety is your responsibility

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By Mark Mohler A church leader has many responsibilities, one of which is to keep congregation members safe during church activities. As not all these activities are on-site, there may be times when driving to an event is necessary. Whether the travel is done in a church-owned vehicle or a volunteer’s car, it’s the church’s […]

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Creating engaging workplaces

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By Mike Klockenbrink As a church staff, we’re always in the process of evaluating our worship program. We’re asking the question, “Do we have an engaging worship experience?” I couldn’t help but think about our working environment in the same manner. In many work environments today, churches have cut back and/or downsized — yet still […]

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