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Preparing your house of worship to provide shelter in a severe weather emergency

By Eric Spacek If you’ve been concerned recently about the increasing number of severe weather events affecting the United States, you’re not alone. Many church members are expressing anxiety about the possibility of needing emergency shelter—and they sincerely hope their church will be a place they can turn to. According to Church Mutual’s new “Risk […]

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It takes a village to raise a child

  For nearly a decade, Lionheart Children’s Academy has partnered with churches across the country for kids’ educational and  spiritual growth   By RaeAnn Slaybaugh According to the most recent data from the U.S. Department of Labor, child care prices across the county are untenable for families, even in lower-priced areas. But this isn’t really […]

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4 predictions for church finances in 2024

By Jeff Harvey, Content Strategist Today’s social and economic realities are rapidly reshaping church finances. Over 17,000 churches and organizations partner with Subsplash to reach, engage, and grow their ministries with the best church tech tools, including online giving. We’ve compiled four trends that will have a significant impact on church finances in 2024. The […]

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10 ways to protect worship facilities from unrest and vandalism

By Eric Spacek As war in the Middle East creates a ripple effect of escalating tensions in the U.S., houses of worship should be on heightened alert and prepared for the potential of civil unrest. Sadly, U.S. synagogues and mosques may be specifically targeted during this time by those who act out of ignorance and […]

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7 features your ministry needs in a church volunteer management software

By Malcolm Freberg If you’re a church leader, there’s no doubt you have a lot on your plate; managing your community of volunteers is just one of your many responsibilities. Lucky for you, church volunteer management software can majorly lighten the load! Choosing the right volunteer management software is a complicated endeavor, especially if you’re not […]

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Winter weather prevention strategies

How to protect your church facilities against freezing pipes, water infiltration, and more Church Executive: Tell me about the inclement-weather risks churches most commonly face. Andrew Shockey: Right off the bat, I’m thinking of pipe freezes, water infiltration — even the snow loads on roofs. Typically, all of this is exacerbated by deferred maintenance of […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Create an AI Policy for Your Church

  By Sarah Long For decades, churches have been navigating the world of technology and determining which tools to embrace in their operations. With the rising popularity of artificial intelligence, church leaders are talking and testing if AI could be a valuable tool for their operations. As AI becomes more prevalent, churches need a clear […]

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Luther Rice launches new Ph.D. in Christian Scripture degree

  Last month, Luther Rice College and Seminary launched its newest degree program, a Doctor of Philosophy in Christian Scripture. Luther Rice is now accepting applications and will offer classes this Fall semester in the program. The Ph.D. in Christian Scripture degree is the second Ph.D. program, third doctoral program overall, now offered at Luther […]

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Safer Church Services with UV Air Disinfection from UV Resources

By Joe Kalman When a congregant suggested that the Church of Foothills in Ventura, California, could quickly and affordably leverage the same UV disinfection technology as LAX International Airport, Louis Vigorita was immediately sold. It helped that the congregant was both a respected physician and public health researcher who was fresh from discovering the technology […]

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Cybersecurity on a budget

Has anyone in your church ever received a request for money in an email that appeared to be from your pastor, but was actually a scam? Or, have you ever learned about a security breach that could compromise your members’ financial information? These days, most large corporations are making significant technology investments to stay ahead […]

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