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Architecture & Design

COMMERCIAL CHURCH KITCHENS

COMMERCIAL CHURCH KITCHENS

Going commercial? 3 truths • Care & keeping • Power of the pivot in foodservice • Are kitchens going high-tech? • Get ready for 'go-time'

ENSURING AN ENGAGING CHURCHGOING EXPERIENCE -- BY <I>DESIGN</I/>

ENSURING AN ENGAGING CHURCHGOING EXPERIENCE -- BY DESIGN

In part 2, a new set of design professionals and ministry leaders discussed thoughtfully designed church spaces for everyone! Plus: design strategies for multi-site churches

LEADING OR LAGGING?

LEADING OR LAGGING?

Architects and pastors discuss what makes a church’s design relevant & appealing to current expectations

ENSURING AN ENGAGING CHURCHGOING EXPERIENCE -- <i>BY DESIGN</i/>

ENSURING AN ENGAGING CHURCHGOING EXPERIENCE -- BY DESIGN

It requires thoughtful facility design, of course. But, considerations around worship technology, security & surveillance, and even financing are also crucial.

CHURCH FACILITIES: Building & Construction

CHURCH FACILITIES: Building & Construction

Avoid cost overruns • An effective building process: 5 tenets • 5 facility "musts" for young families • 4 youth-friendly design ideas

Capital Stewardship & Generosity

EXAMINING THE CHURCH GIVING LANDSCAPE <i>NOW</i/>

EXAMINING THE CHURCH GIVING LANDSCAPE NOW

3 experts share lessons learned during the coronavirus -- PLUS: The future of church giving • Increase giving amid COVID • Growth during drought

HOW TO SUSTAIN GIVING DURING DISRUPTION: TIPS, TOOLS & EXPERT ADVICE

HOW TO SUSTAIN GIVING DURING DISRUPTION: TIPS, TOOLS & EXPERT ADVICE

2 giving experts discuss increased interest in sustained giving tools during COVID-19; getting giving up and running quickly; and much more

Q&A: ADVANCEMENTS IN DIGITAL GIVING

Q&A: ADVANCEMENTS IN DIGITAL GIVING

The rise of donor development tools — and what it means for your church’s generosity efforts

Data-Driven Ministry

STRATEGIES FOR STAYING CONNECTED

STRATEGIES FOR STAYING CONNECTED

Examining your connection-focused tech options - for when in-person fellowship isn't an option

TECH-DRIVEN CHURCH

TECH-DRIVEN CHURCH

What if the Church was on the cutting edge of technology? • Challenging lack of innovation, fear of change • The future of church tech

Finance

Church Financial Wellness

Church Financial Wellness

Debt management • Estate planning • Retirement • Compensation • Emergency funds • Women & finances • Credit repair + use • Prevent identity theft

Finances & Administration for Church Leaders

Finances & Administration for Church Leaders

• Planning for retirement • The clergy housing allowance • Negotiating compensation • Pastoral relations committees • Disability insurance • The social security outlook •…

Lifetime Learning

LEADING DURING DIFFICULT TIMES: YOUR BEST TRAINING OPTIONS

LEADING DURING DIFFICULT TIMES: YOUR BEST TRAINING OPTIONS

3 experts discuss the most in-demand areas of leadership development; how to make leadership training work with a full-time ministry role; and much more

MAKING DISTANCE LEARNING WORK

MAKING DISTANCE LEARNING WORK

For busy pastors, it offers a flexible, efficient and cost-effective way to pursue an advanced degree. Here, five experts survey the landscape.

Equipping Pastors for Counseling

Equipping Pastors for Counseling

Church leaders are being called on to provide counseling for an ever-widening array of issues their members face. Are you prepared?

Advancements in MDiv & DMin Training

Advancements in MDiv & DMin Training

For busy full-time church leaders, an MDiv or DMin degree might seem out of reach. Here’s the reality.

Mission: Accomplished

DR. JIMMY D. PRITCHARD + FIRST BAPTIST FORNEY: A careful, considered — and <i>coordinated</i/> — approach to facility expansion

DR. JIMMY D. PRITCHARD + FIRST BAPTIST FORNEY: A careful, considered — and coordinated — approach to facility expansion

When this Texas church outgrew its facility, Jimmy Pritchard and his team knew exactly what (and who) they were looking for: the right partners.

MARK ALLEN + LIFE FELLOWSHIP: The right architectural partnership translates a dream into a reality

MARK ALLEN + LIFE FELLOWSHIP: The right architectural partnership translates a dream into a reality

Mark Allen’s path to starting a church in Athens, Texas, began in 2005. Though it certainly wasn’t Mark's plan, God had something else in mind.

RYAN BINKLEY & CREATE CHURCH: WELCOMING (BY DESIGN)

RYAN BINKLEY & CREATE CHURCH: WELCOMING (BY DESIGN)

Binkley's path to building a church where people can “find and fulfill their created purpose in Christ" was winding, but the result is beautiful.

IT'S ALL ABOUT ALIGNMENT

IT'S ALL ABOUT ALIGNMENT

A unified approach to building & capital stewardship makes sense for two forward-thinking pastors. Plus: The right "coach" matters + 3 steps for project success

CARBONDALE ASSEMBLY: HERITAGE LIVES HERE

CARBONDALE ASSEMBLY: HERITAGE LIVES HERE

When a tornado destroyed their church, father-daughter pastors Phil & Sarah Taylor enlisted a pastor’s son/2nd-generation church builder to help start over

Pastor-Friendly A/V

ENSURING AN ENGAGING CHURCHGOING EXPERIENCE — THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

ENSURING AN ENGAGING CHURCHGOING EXPERIENCE — THROUGH TECHNOLOGY

Professional and pastoral perspectives: AUDIO, VIDEO, LIGHTING, ACOUSTICS • WAY FINDING & DIGITAL SIGNAGE • SECURITY & SURVEILLANCE

Risk Management

STOP CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

STOP CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

Understanding the risk • An effective safety system • Screening • Criminal background checks • Abuse reporting requirements • Responding to an allegation

Insurance Essentials

Insurance Essentials

4 tips for childcare safety • How to prevent theft, fraud & embezzlement • Cyber security • 3 potential threats as your church expands

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