Kebony wood provides Swedish chapel with sleek, durable façade

Earlier this month, Kebony wood unveiled its first completed project with ecclesiastical design. It was chosen as the material of choice to create a façade for a new chapel which opened last autumn in Mölndal, Sweden. European churches tend to use traditional building materials for posterity, permanence and durability, so the use of Kebony’s wood in this project allows the chapel a fusion of contemporary style and traditional durability.

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Fundraising Excellence: Powhatan Community Church — Powhattan, VA

On May 18, 2014, Powhatan Community Church (Powhattan, VA) enjoyed its largest single giving day in the church’s 13-year history. And, founder and Senior Pastor Brian C. Hughes reported that the church was on budget to make the most aggressive budget increase in 10 years. All this exceeded the giving increase for which Hughes and his staff’s planned and prayed.

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Church construction — where do I begin?

CHURCH CONSTRUCTION

To approve a loan, the bank wants to know the project’s cost. But, to get the cost from a builder, you need a design. And to get a design, you need an architect. And to pay an architect, you need money from the bank!
So, who do you call first? And does it matter which builder, architect or bank you call?

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Giving “inside the box”

What you need to know about accepting gifts of tangible personal property and life insurance

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Web-exclusive: Using media to reach youth

“With more than 1 billion users on Facebook, by population it's the third largest country in the world. So who’s sending missionaries to that country? Who’s planting churches in that country?”

Q&A with Phil Cooke, co-founder of Cooke Pictures Chances are, you’ve heard Phil Cooke’s name before. According to former CNN journalist Paula Zahn, Cooke is rare — a working producer in Hollywood with a Ph.D. in Theology. He’s produced everything from Super Bowl commercials to creating the most successful Christian media programming of the last […]

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: 3 reasons to hire for potential over experience

In a recent study performed by professors at Stanford University and Harvard Business School

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Acoustics 101

What pastors need to know about how acoustics supports the spoken word

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: See something — say something?

We’ve all heard of the “See Something, Say SomethingTM” campaign. But, how does this concept apply in a house of worship?

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Protect your church from domestic disputes

Before domestic disputes make their way to your church, know how to protect your congregation.

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WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Why acoustics matter so much

The best speakers, mics and mixers money can buy won’t fix poor room acoustics.

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