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What Does it Cost Per Square Foot to Build a Church

One of the most frequently asked question is “what does it cost per square foot to build?” The answer to that question is about as easy and accurate to answer as “How far is up?” There is no real way to answer the question of cost until you clarify several underlying questions. This is a […]

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Our Church Consulting Services Ministry

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Our pupose is to minister to your church in its efforts to plan for, and implement, a church building program or capital campaign as a tool expand ministry effectiveness.

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Church Needs & Feasibility Study

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A successful church building program starts with clearly and objectively understanding the church’s real needs, financial ability, and overall feasibility of the proposed project.

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Church Capital Campaign

Church Capital Campaign

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A church capital campaign is a spiritual endeavor that every church should engage upon for the spiritual and financial benefits. Typically will raise 2x annual income over 3 years.

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How To Increase Church Volunteers & Giving

Two things most churches don’t seem to have enough of are workers and money. What you may not realize is that these two issues are spiritually related and you can implement a simple strategy to bolster both of these important resources.

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Needs & Feasibility Presentation – Recorded Webinar Now Online

As a volunteer church building consultant for the Congregational Services Group of the NC Baptist Convention, I recently delivered a live webinar on the topic of conduction a church needs and feasibility studies as one of the first steps in a church building program.  You may listen to, and view, this presentation online as it […]

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How Much Unity Is Enough?

As you move forward with a church building program (or for that matter, any large endeavor by your church), one of the challenges you will face is the decision about how much unity is enough; whether to try to get every last person in the church to be in agreement about what to do and […]

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Timing a Church Capital Campaign

Many churches in the past year have postponed building programs due to economic uncertainty. Even though building may be 1, 2 or even 3 years away, the wise church will be preparing now for a future building program. One of the keys to becoming financially prepared to build is to execute a capital campaign well […]

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Pastors Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Last year, you may recall that the bottom fell out of the economy. According to a survey conducted by Brian Kluth of over 1,000 churches, 29% of the responding churches reported giving was down in 2008, and 53% of churches reported giving was behind budget for the first quarter of 2009. The amazing finding was […]

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A Wise Quote, Still True Over 100 Years Later

I love this quote. It is appropriate in so many circumstances, not the least of which is in church design and construction. “There is hardly anything in the world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price only are this man’s lawful prey.” – […]

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