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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®

• Considering stained glass? 6 steps to choosing the right studio • A guide to stained glass window restoration

Designing Worship Areas

Designing Worship Areas

Data is changing the way our world operates. So, are you using data to impact the way you develop church facilities?

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

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

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

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Fundraising & Generosity

BEST PRACTICES FORUM: Fundraising & Generosity

• Using giving data to strengthen your discipleship path • 6 ways to engage major donors • Engage churchgoers by incorporating giving technologies

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

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 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

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

Data-Driven Ministry

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

Church Financial Wellness

Church Financial Wellness

• Debt management • Estate planning • Retirement planning • Interviewing strategies • Budget planning • Dealing with an inheritance • Compensation guidance

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 •…

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

Leadership

Board Governance

Board Governance

Congratulations! You’ve been asked to serve on your church’s board ... now what?

Lifetime Learning

Advancements in MDiv & DMin Training

Advancements in MDiv & DMin Training

How seminaries and universities are making graduate studies more accessible for busy full-time church leaders

Mission: Accomplished

SIMEON MAY, PHILL MARTIN & THE CHURCH NETWORK:

SIMEON MAY, PHILL MARTIN & THE CHURCH NETWORK:

Equipping the ministry of church management for 60+ years

SHANE WARREN & THE ASSEMBLY: A (construction) course correction

SHANE WARREN & THE ASSEMBLY: A (construction) course correction

After facing many pastors’ worst nightmare — essentially ‘starting over’ on a $15-million building project — the result is even better than imagined.

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

Pastor-Friendly A/V

Pastor-Friendly Audio

Pastor-Friendly Audio

• Choosing the best mic to deliver your message • Are your wireless microphones illegal? • Understanding the REAL cost of your audio equipment

Risk Management

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

Keeping Kids Safe & Secure

Keeping Kids Safe & Secure

Experts in the fields of risk management and background checks share best practices for the care of children within the church

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