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Church Executive, January / February 2016,
Issue 1, Volume 15

Highlights include:

Lance Taylor: grace under pressure
How Long Hollow Baptist Church turned tragedy into triumph
By RaeAnn Slaybaugh


NEW! Savings in Numbers 
Purchasing solutions for faith-based organizations: 101
By Glen Witsaman

Finances & Administration for Church Leaders
How to increase staff participation in your retirement plan
By Rev. James R. Cook, CFP®

Church Communication Tools
Keeping youth in the loop

By Brooke Temple

Multisite & Portable Churches
Creating the team & establishing the process

By Scott Cougill

Church Facilities: Building & Construction
New-build? Renovation? How to know what kind of project makes the most sense for your church

By Rodney James

Creating a Culture of Generosity
Making mobile giving work for multi-site churches

By Beka Johnson

Insurance Essentials
What to do if your church is subject to a liability claim

By Eric Spacek, JD, ARM

Church Accounting Basics
Payroll: Do you have your ducks in a row?

By Tammy Bunting

Pastor-Friendly Sound Systems
Consider your style

By Daniel Keller

Streaming Made Simple
Maximizing ministry: examining all your streaming applications

By Andrew Ng

NEW! Stewardship of Space 
Do you really need to build? When divvying up your existing space makes more sense
By Rich Maas

Science Behind the Seat
The care & keeping of your big investment
By Amanda Opdycke

Protecting Children in the Church
Background check red flags

By Patricia Carlson

Breaking Barriers
Best practices: integrating hearing accessibility into your church culture

By Maile Keone

Church Facility Stewardship
Proactive, preventive maintenance is the way to go

By Tim Cool

NEW! Legal Realities
Dos and don’ts for pastors during an election year

By David O. Middlebrook

Church Transportation
Financing your church bus fleet: common questions
By Mike Jones

Never Again: Beyond Insurance
The most expensive form of labor — volunteer labor
By Michael J. Bemi


Can seminaries prepare students for the real world? 
By George M. Hillman

Author, pastor Mark Batterson & the Secrets of “God-sized dreams” 
By Regent University’s School of Divinity

Management skills for more effective ministry 
By the Center for Church Management & Business Ethics at the Villanova School of Business 

Keeping context at the forefront 
Q&A with Dr. Matthew H. Bevere of Ashland Theological Seminary