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Aggregation: Changing the healthcare industry for U.S. churches

Whether you’re an established megachurch with multiple campuses or you’re a small local church in a tight-knit community, it’s equally important to provide a benefits program for full-time staff. But with rates going up by 10 to 20 percent every year, it can be a challenge for smaller churches to keep up. The result? Understaffed […]

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Church Trends and Statistics

Poll Shows U.S. Church Membership Decline According to a study by Gallup, Inc., a global analytics and advice firm, the number of U.S. adults who are members of a church, mosque or synagogue has dropped by 20 percent in the last two decades. Compared to 70 percent in 1999, only half of Americans reported being […]

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Church Security & Surveillance

Expert advice for helping to prevent — and, if necessary, respond to — a security emergency on your campus In a lot of churches, an “it-can’t-happen-here” mentality prevails. But how big of a threat is a security emergency? Bill Cushwa: Let’s quickly dispel the false sense of security. Our school shooting occurred seven years ago […]

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Pushpay announces spring product launch, enables churches to nurture their community and increase participation

More than 1,100 people gather at Pushpay Summit as the Company unveils Pushpay University and announces the largest product release in its history Pushpay Holdings Limited, a leading payments and engagement provider to the U.S. faith sector, announced updates to its product portfolio today that enable customers to deliver personalized communication and empowers churches to […]

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Pushpay announces Nurture at Summit, the company’s conference for leaders in the faith industry

Record crowd gathers at Gateway Church, Dallas Campus, for a two-day leadership conference to solve today’s biggest ministry challenges Pushpay Holdings Limited, the leading payments and engagement provider to the U.S. faith sector, welcomes churches and industry leaders to Pushpay Summit, the largest conference in company history, as it unveils Nurture, a movement to strengthen […]

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Partnering with patient advocates can help church members in need

By Teri Dreher For many people, their church is like family. It’s a place they can turn to for help and support when they need it. But even the most benevolent church family might come up short when it comes to helping a member navigate today’s complicated healthcare system. That’s where a patient advocate can […]

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5 healthy church budgeting guidelines

By Meaghan Kelly It’s no secret that church budgets can be tight. To do the most good with this money, church administrators and facility managers should develop a healthy, long-term financial plan before spending any funds. Here are five financial goals to strive for when creating and managing a church facilities budget. #1: Be realistic […]

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Be the church that embraces children, not just tolerates them

By Sam S. Rainer III There are two kinds of restaurants: those that embrace children, and those that tolerate children. If you’re a parent — especially if you have multiple small children — then you know this reality. When my family of six storms a restaurant, I can tell immediately whether the establishment will embrace […]

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New church design & construction firm debuts

APRIL 22, 2019 (Tulsa, Okla.) — Based in Tulsa, but operating nationwide, Master’s Plan Church Design and Construction is a new company founded and led by experienced leader in church design and construction Rodney James. Having grown up building buildings with his father — and serving for 20 years in ministry — James says he […]

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Eliminating accessibility barriers promotes inclusion in worship

By Kathryn McCormack Separation of church and state has been an important pillar of our country since its inception. An individual’s freedom to explore his or her faith should be available to all who choose to cultivate a deeper sense of purpose in life and belonging within their communities. Often, this freedom is taken for […]

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