WEB-EXCLUSIVE: 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?

Share

WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Giving “inside the box”

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

Share

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 […]

Share

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

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

Share

WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Acoustics 101

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

Share

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?

Share

WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Protect your church from domestic disputes

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

Share

WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Why acoustics matter so much

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

Share

5 questions to consider before your next church trip

group-travel

By Eric Spacek, JD, ARM Taking a mission trip, or traveling to a convention, concert or speaking event are great ways to extend the reach of your ministry. However, once you begin transporting members off the property on behalf of the church, there are special circumstances to consider. Make sure you ask yourself these five […]

Share

WEB-EXCLUSIVE: Do you really need a Master of Divinity to pastor?

Statistics from groups such as the Association of Theological Schools reveal that the Master of Divinity degree

Share