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    Good News for Pastors: Expansion is Now More Affordable Than Ever

    Believe me when I say this. The most frequently asked question I get every day is, “How much does a steel church building cost?” The honest answer? It really depends. When you plan to expand to a new steel church building, usually the most important factor to people is cost, for obvious reasons. But the… Full Article

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    What Contractors Won’t Tell You About Building Your New Church

    A new church building project is a huge undertaking. From choosing what type of building you want, to the materials and design, you might think it could be tough to get exactly what you want for your budget. That’s true of any building project. In the construction industry, transparency is one of the goals of… Full Article

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    Looking to Relocate Your Church?

    Ask 100 different people what they think a ‘church’ is, and I’m sure you’ll get a bunch of different answers. To some, it’s the actual building in which they worship. For others, it might be a gathering of like-minded people practicing their faith. I think most can agree on a fairly simple answer: A church… Full Article

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    8 Questions Every Church Should Ask Before Building

    I can tell you, almost for certain, we don’t know each other. There are hundreds of thousands of pastors and church leaders in many denominations across the country. But, even though we’re strangers, I can still guess that you didn’t get into a leadership role unless you cared about the people you intended to lead.… Full Article

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    Saddle Up Your Horse and Ride to a Cowboy Church

    There might not be an altar in the building, or pews. Maybe not even collection plates or stained glass, but it’s still a place of worship for those who routinely don their boots and Stetson hats. Nobody is dressed in his or her, ‘Sunday Best;’ it’s more of a ‘come-as-you-are’ type of environment. I’m talking… Full Article

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    Don’t Assume Your Church Can’t Afford to Expand

    As a pastor or church leader, there are some conversations you don’t mind having with members of your congregation. Talking about family, fellowship, and faith has to be one of the best parts of the job. On the flip side, there are also discussions you probably dread. I don’t want to put words in your… Full Article

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    What Do All Growing Churches Have in Common?

    If you’re like me, you love doing two things on Sunday: Going to church, and watching football. I’m sure I’m just like many other Americans in that regard. So first, I’m going to ask you a football question – Does the name Steve Emtman ring a bell? You might hark back to his college football… Full Article

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    Let your Choir Blow the Roof Off Your Old Church Building

    There is nothing like the sound of a choir reverberating throughout a church sanctuary. While some say, “seeing is believing,” when it comes to the spirituality of a congregation, an amazing choir can effortlessly turn the phrase into “hearing is believing.” Now, I’m sure your choral group lets the Spirit shine on Sunday morning, however,… Full Article

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    Is Your Church Ready For More Space?

    Every Sunday, you take in the view from your pulpit or platform, and gaze at your congregation. You hear the babies cry and spot the regular and new faces in the crowd. You are thankful in what, and who, you see during the year. Fast forward to Christmas, or Easter. Has the view changed? Most… Full Article