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The 4 pillars to good facility stewardship

By Donovan Loomis Between Sunday worship, youth activities, and all the groups that meet throughout the week, your church is a hub of activity. Your congregation relies on the facilities to not only be a place of worship, but also a launching pad for ministry. Church leaders are expected to be intentional in how they […]

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CAPITAL PLANS 101: What they are. Why you need one.

“We’re an old church; we just replace things when they break.”

This is the common response when I ask church leaders throughout the nation about their long-term capital planning strategy. While this statement might be true for many worship facilities, for many years, that doesn’t mean it’s the wisest form of stewardship for a church’s physical assets.

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6 questions to challenge your church facility technical know-how

If you haven’t intentionally committed as much time in making it one of the most efficient and effective operational systems as you have developing your network and IT infrastructure, you have missed an incredible opportunity to impact the financial status of your church. Also, remember that your facilities will have one of (if not the longest) life cycle of any other component of your operational systems.

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Mission: a youth community

The new facility at Rhema Bible Church will foster authentic connections through thoughtful, relevant design.

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Green construction elements

Showcasing eco-friendly components in your new-build project conveys good stewardship — financial and environmental.

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What if the story is never told?

If you’ve read my blogs or Why Church Buildings Matter, you know I’m a fan and proponent of “story.” I believe that story is a critical part to our lives — and particularly the physical manifestation of our church’s vision, mission and culture via our facilities. But, what happens if the story is never completed […]

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Church Executive blogger publishes new book

The staff at Church Executive congratulates blogger Tim Cool on the publication of his book

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