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Architecture & Design

The Architect as Partner

The Architect as Partner

Architects, pastors and a CFO talk about how to navigate -- or better yet, avoid -- the usual challenges of a church building project

where light learns to speak®

where light learns to speak®

• How to choose the right stained glass studio • A guide to stained glass window restoration • Protective covering: an integral part of preservation

Designing Worship Areas

Designing Worship Areas

How data impacts church design • Integrating church DNA • 3 vision-casting strategies

CHURCH FACILITIES: Building & Construction

CHURCH FACILITIES: Building & Construction

How to relocate without losing members, stay on time & on budget, and renovate without regrets

Capital Stewardship & Generosity

Make Giving Click

Make Giving Click

Expert advice for using technology to identify, engage & cultivate first-time givers

Strategies for Cultivating Major Gifts

Strategies for Cultivating Major Gifts

Did you know your church management software -- and the data within it -- can be a big help?

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Technology

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Technology

• Church data matters, because people matter • Apps that engage • Make giving simple

How to Retain & Expand Supporters Through Digital Giving: A Remote Roundtable

How to Retain & Expand Supporters Through Digital Giving: A Remote Roundtable

• How to use “social listening” to get more donations for your church • 5 steps to turn non-givers into givers

Capital Stewardship Success Stories

Capital Stewardship Success Stories

How 6 pastors -- with 6 different church growth & building projects -- funded their visions, raising between $5 million and $24 million+

Church Management Software

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Technology

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Technology

• Church data matters, because people matter • Apps that engage • Make giving simple

How to Drive Connection & Assimilation Using Church Management Software: Expert Advice

How to Drive Connection & Assimilation Using Church Management Software: Expert Advice

• What effective assimilation looks like • High tech for high touch • Shopping for a new ChMS? 10 questions

Church Transportation

Selecting the Right Bus for Your Church

Selecting the Right Bus for Your Church

How to make sure you get the best, safest bus for your most precious cargo

Data-Driven Ministry

Get Smart About Expansion

Get Smart About Expansion

How ChMS data can help you make an educated new-campus decision

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Technology

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Technology

• Church data matters, because people matter • Apps that engage • Make giving simple

Facilities Management

Church Facility Stewardship

Church Facility Stewardship

The 4 pillars to good facility stewardship -- plus, case studies & the cost of not investing *now*

Finance

Best Practices Forum: Financial Stewardship

Best Practices Forum: Financial Stewardship

What lenders look for • Does your church really need financial reserves? • When refinancing makes sense

Church Financial Wellness

Church Financial Wellness

Debt management • Estate planning • Retirement • Budget planning • Dealing with an inheritance • Compensation • Using credit responsibly • Emergency fund planning

Lifetime Learning

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.

Counseling Training Options for Pastors

Counseling Training Options for Pastors

Expert perspectives on the counseling expectations of church leaders today; plus, common pitfalls, and how to rise to the challenge

Leadership Training Options for Pastors

Leadership Training Options for Pastors

The leadership and management skills development that are most in-demand among busy church leaders -- and how online education helps

Mission: Accomplished

JOEL SIMS & WORD OF LIFE CHURCH: <I>Leading</I/> a legacy

JOEL SIMS & WORD OF LIFE CHURCH: Leading a legacy

With $29.4 million in building projects completed, Word of Life's story started with a late pastor’s vision and culminated with his son’s own unique legacy.

BOBBY HART & FIRST BAPTIST TULSA: Defying space & <I>thriving</I> downtown

BOBBY HART & FIRST BAPTIST TULSA: Defying space & thriving downtown

Despite being landlocked, the church recently finished 92,000+ square feet of stunning new preschool, children's & adult education space.

ON THE MONEY

ON THE MONEY

3 financial experts tackle church leaders' biggest challenges

DR. WAYLON BAILEY & FBC COVINGTON: Highly relational, by design

DR. WAYLON BAILEY & FBC COVINGTON: Highly relational, by design

In form and function, relationship is at the heart of everything FBC Covington does as a church. Here’s how that commitment translates into its design.

SIMEON MAY, PHILL MARTIN & THE CHURCH NETWORK:

SIMEON MAY, PHILL MARTIN & THE CHURCH NETWORK:

Equipping the ministry of church management for 60+ years

Pastor-Friendly A/V

Pastor-Friendly Audio

Pastor-Friendly Audio

Choosing the best mic for your message • Are your wireless mics illegal? • The REAL cost of audio equipment • Training the tech team

Risk Management

Insurance Essentials

Insurance Essentials

4 tips for increased church childcare safety: help protect your church’s youngest members

Do Mission Trips Put Your Religious Organization at Risk?

Do Mission Trips Put Your Religious Organization at Risk?

Expert advice for protecting your members, staff and volunteers while they’re abroad

Disaster Prevention & Recovery Best Practices

Disaster Prevention & Recovery Best Practices

Best practices to employ before, during and after disaster strikes -- and the communication tools that should be in every church’s toolbox

Active Shooter Awareness & Training

Active Shooter Awareness & Training

Examining the very real threat of an active-shooter situation -- and what can your church can do to mitigate it

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