Nathan Artt

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2021 Status of the Market: The Resilient Church

2020 proved yet again that our economy is incredibly resilient. Despite a global pandemic that nearly shut down the economy, we are seeing [truly] unbelievable statistics demonstrate a positive outlook on the future. While the national GDP was down 3.8% for 2020, the very conservative …

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Grateful.

This week has given us all an incredible opportunity to reflect on what has been a very fascinating year. This year brought a significant amount of disruption to our lives, but if I had to use a word to describe how I feel heading towards the close of 2020, the word that comes to mind …

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Status of the Market: Will the Church Thrive?

Almost every financial crisis in America from the Great Depression, to the Oil and Gas Crisis, to the Savings and Loan Crisis, to the Tech Bubble, to the Great Recession have all been caused by one single idea: OPM (Other People’s Money). As people borrow and invest money into artific …

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Why a Digital Platform Shouldn't Scare You

It was stated by a thought leader recently that physical, corporate worship will become a secondary option to the digital platform. If that becomes true, it will be because the Church failed to make a major pivot in the way it engages people. For those who are pushing back against the …

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A New Conversation on Generosity

  Jim has been a good friend of mine for years. I have had the privilege of watching him lead leaders and raise a lot of money for ministry in the process. The topic of generosity is also a deep passion of mine, so I was excited to not only see him write a resource to help churches un …

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Redefining What Corporate Worship Really Means

When you think of corporate worship, what comes to mind? Perhaps you see a room full of people, you hear music from a live band, and preaching from a dynamic pastor. You see many faces all gathered together in one building. 

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Learning That the Purpose of Church Buildings Will Change

While our company builds many church buildings, very few of them actually look like churches. We specialize in helping churches develop properties open for community use during the week, which means their buildings create revenue streams to support them. We have an enormous conviction …

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Status Of The Market: The Church Can Thrive In Crisis

This is not the 2008 financial crisis. While all of the key signs of economic downturn are present; falling commodity prices, a sudden and unexpected crisis, economic over-leverage, and an unstable currency market; this is different. The 2008 financial crisis was caused by Wall Street …

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Leading Through Crisis, An Interview with Horst Schulze and Nathan Artt

Crisis Management- Ritz Carlton Style: Nathan Artt, Principal and Owner of Ministry Solutions sat down with Horst Schulze, Co-founder, President & COO of Ritz Carlton Hotel Company and asked him to share his experience of managing through a crisis while maintaining excellence and …

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CARES Act and the SBA: What You Actually Need to Know Before Applying

Between the media and the communication from consultants and other organizations, there is a lot of information about the CARES Act and what it entails. This blog post is not intended to repeat the same information that is available through multiple sources, but to provide some practi …

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