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Architecture & Design

Q&A: Christian school design

Q&A: Christian school design

If starting a school is on your church’s horizon, you’ll appreciate the advice of these two knowledgeable architecture experts.

Design Trends to Watch: 2018

Design Trends to Watch: 2018

Two experienced architects discuss emerging (& expiring) trends -- including multisite & multi-generational design strategies

How to Keep Your Design Within Budget

How to Keep Your Design Within Budget

How to avoid cost overruns; building the building team; keeping the timeline on track

Children's Spaces

Children's Spaces

Is your facility too hot, too cold, or just right? 5 proven strategies to achieve the right mix

Engaging Spaces

Engaging Spaces

How to ensure a truly engaging worship space, by design

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

In Sync & On Target

In Sync & On Target

How giving consistency -- across multiple campuses -- drives better ministry, increased magnanimity & more efficient church management

Capital Stewardship Success Stories

Capital Stewardship Success Stories

How 4 pastors -- with 4 different church growth & building projects -- funded their visions, raising between $5 million and $24 million+

Planned Giving

Planned Giving

What it is, how it works, and the results your church can expect

Intelligent Church Giving

Intelligent Church Giving

3 ways to engage Millennial givers; why creating a generous culture starts with the pastor; bridging the gap between the business office and the pastoral…

Fully Funded, FINALLY

Fully Funded, FINALLY

Fully funding the operating budget with digital giving; 5 surprising facts about church giving; growing giving by 372% over three years

Creating a Culture of Generosity (Vol. 2)

Creating a Culture of Generosity (Vol. 2)

Mobile giving for multisites; using giving data for ministry; how mobile giving cuts staff time & heartache -- and more

Creating a Culture of Generosity

Creating a Culture of Generosity

Engaging first-time givers; 3 myths about church giving technology; best practices for reaching budget goals

Church Communication

Cloud-Based, Cost-Effective Church Communications

Cloud-Based, Cost-Effective Church Communications

Why moving your phone system to the cloud makes so much sense -- plus, member-, guest- and seeker-friendly strategies

Finance

Church Investment Solutions

Church Investment Solutions

Making the case for church investments; why good governance = good giving; the problem with managing cash

Financial Management for Christian Schools

Financial Management for Christian Schools

Best practices for starting a Christian school; navigating the process; 3 common "balancing acts" to be aware of

Church Financial Wellness

Church Financial Wellness

Debt management, estate planning, retirement planning, interviewing strategies, budget planning & more

Finances & Administration for Church Leaders

Finances & Administration for Church Leaders

Negotiating compensation; planning for retirement; year-end tax & portfolio planning -- and much more

HR & Staff Management

Administrative Best Practices for Church Leaders

Administrative Best Practices for Church Leaders

4 critical areas of focus: • Health insurance • Disaster relief • Retirement planning • Social Security

Employment Law Pitfalls

Employment Law Pitfalls

Your most pressing questions about wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination lawsuits in churches, answered

Church Hiring & Staff Management

Church Hiring & Staff Management

Leadership that goes the distance; 5 ways to recruit and retain the right people

Lifetime Learning

Making Continuing Education Work for Busy Pastors

Making Continuing Education Work for Busy Pastors

Online & satellite MDiv, DMin options you should know about

Continuing Education (Presented by: Hood Theological Seminary)

Continuing Education (Presented by: Hood Theological Seminary)

The pursuit of advanced education: perspectives from full-time pastors -- plus, social relevance training

LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR PASTORS: A Remote Roundtable Discussion

LEADERSHIP TRAINING FOR PASTORS: A Remote Roundtable Discussion

3 continuing education experts examine the most in-demand offerings -- plus, making them work with pastors’ demanding schedules

Mission: Accomplished

COLLIN LUCAS & CORNERSTONE FELLOWSHIP OF LIVERMORE: Bigger vision = better alignment + larger lending needs

COLLIN LUCAS & CORNERSTONE FELLOWSHIP OF LIVERMORE: Bigger vision = better alignment + larger lending needs

How Lucas' secular business background has proven instrumental in helping build -- and fund intelligently -- the church’s rapidly expanding infrastructure

CLAY SCROGGINS & NORTH POINT COMMUNITY CHURCH: Leveraging influence at every level

CLAY SCROGGINS & NORTH POINT COMMUNITY CHURCH: Leveraging influence at every level

The author of "How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge: Leveraging Influence When You Lack Authority" talks about leading left, right & up

BOB CHURCH & SAGEBRUSH CHURCH: Funding expansion with fluidity, familiarity

BOB CHURCH & SAGEBRUSH CHURCH: Funding expansion with fluidity, familiarity

Eleven years of "explosive" growth at Sagebrush has created a need for creative, flexible lending options.

RICK LORIMER & CHRIST PLACE CHURCH: Beating the construction budget -- and exceeding expectations

RICK LORIMER & CHRIST PLACE CHURCH: Beating the construction budget -- and exceeding expectations

How transparency, ministry experience, integrity -- and a lot of patience! -- delivered a $7.2-million church construction project under budget

Pastor-Friendly A/V

Pastor-Friendly A/V Integration

Pastor-Friendly A/V Integration

Technology is one of your biggest line items -- so, choose wisely

Risk Management

Never Again: Beyond Insurance (Volume 3)

Never Again: Beyond Insurance (Volume 3)

How to protect your church when enlisting outside providers; overseeing youth; a 6-step process to moving "beyond insurance"

Saved by the Sensor!

Saved by the Sensor!

5 tech experts explain (in plain English) how these little, easy-to-install innovations can save your church's life -- or, at the very least, its budget

Never Again: Beyond Insurance (Volume 2)

Never Again: Beyond Insurance (Volume 2)

Risk management strategies for volunteer labor -- plus, risk avoidance, risk retention & risk control

Never Again (Volume 1)

Never Again (Volume 1)

Defining "risk control"; preventing sexual misconduct; balancing religious freedom and employment rights ... and much more

Transportation

Selecting the Right Bus for Your Church

Selecting the Right Bus for Your Church

Leading church transportation experts help you choose wisely + ensure that bus operation and maintenance are safe and risk-free

To access Church Executive Magazine e-Books, simply complete the form and click “View.” Links will then be enabled.
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