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Preparing your church for summer severe weather

By Eric Spacek Summer is around the corner and many churches are preparing for a rush of activity around weddings, festivals, kids camps and more. Summer also kicks off storm season, which means there’s no better time to review (or create) a severe weather plan to safeguard your church from severe weather. As a church […]

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Hospitality’s role in today’s church design

  By Rodney C. James Webster defines hospitality as “generous and friendly treatment of visitors and guests.” But when we consider the role hospitality should play in today’s church, we must look no further than the Bible. Paul writes in Romans, “Help needy Christians; be inventive in hospitality” (MSG). The church is commanded to love […]

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JEREMY HOLLEY + IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH: Driving better stewardship with managed accounting services

  By RaeAnn Slaybaugh They say change is hard — but sometimes, it’s worth it. Such is the case at Immanuel Baptist Church, where leaders are discovering the benefits of outsourcing their accounting services: better oversight, increased efficiency, more transparency/accessibility, and cost savings. It was even instrumental in recovering nearly $200,000 in “lost” online gifts […]

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Your summer doesn’t have to slump — 4 ways to prepare now

Summer is a busy season filled with travel plans, vacations, and shifting schedules. However, amidst the hustle and bustle, it’s important to remember that even when we’re on vacation, your mission isn’t on pause. Wherever life takes your community this summer, you’ll want to make sure that your church and the gospel message are only […]

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Together We Disciple

Tailoring Ministry To Resonate With Each Generation Every church leader has a deep desire to connect, resonate with, and grow their people. And while they might all belong to one church body, a factor that influences how each person will experience church and growth is their generation. Each one has its own unique characteristics, beliefs, […]

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Property protection + peace of mind

  PHLYSense can prevent a problem from becoming a catastrophe   Church Executive: We’ve talked about PHLYSense in the magazine before. For anyone who might just be hearing the term, what is PHLYSense? Peter Kim: Simply put, PHLYSense is a property protection solution that provides building owners and occupants with monitoring and alerts for adverse […]

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Together We Engage

Strategies to Beat the Summer Slump Easter has passed, and the next big focus on the calendar is the summer. It’s natural for many people to start thinking about planning vacations or spending more time outdoors. But for churches with members taking off for travel and relaxation, the summer often ushers in a “summer slump”—a […]

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Protecting Parishioners from Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

By Eric Spacek Carbon monoxide (CO) is often referred to as the “silent killer.” This colorless, odorless gas is released in the exhaust from fossil fuel burning engines in cars, trucks and other machinery. But, it can also be released from poorly working furnaces or equipment inside your building, which can lead to CO poisoning […]

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RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION INSURANCE:

  3 coverage essentials to expect From Philadelphia Insurance Companies With more than 70 percent of the world’s population identifying as members of a religious community, it’s clear that religion plays a vital role in many people’s lives.  As the heart of their spiritual (and many times physical) communities, religious organizations provide much more than […]

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FINANCIAL RESERVES:

  Does my church really need them? From Thrivent Church Financing We talk to church leaders every day. Our team understands your concerns about meeting your ministry’s needs today and tomorrow. We’re going to set out to convince you that saving for a “rainy day” is being a good steward — and generous and wise […]

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