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The Gift of Unknowingness

 

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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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2021: Scary or Dangerous?

Kale is scary, ice cream is dangerous. Thunder is scary, lightning is dangerous. Feedback is scary, oblivion is dangerous. 

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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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Redeeming Retail: An Old Costco ➜ A New Mission

“I would absolutely recommend Ministry Solutions. They have the knowledge and expertise. Ministry Solutions has the people who know what to do in each specific area, whether that be finance, construction, or design. They have the people who have the expertise and that aspect was great …

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Building The Church On A Hill

“After working with Ministry Solutions, I can say without hesitation that we will not do another building project without having them be a part of it” -Les Newsom, Lead Pastor︱Christ Presbyterian Church

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How Parkview Christian Church Created a Financial Win During Crisis

Parkview Christian Church in Orland Park, Illinois is a robust multisite church in the Chicago area. They are a strong and active church where, pre-COVID, they averaged more than 7,500 adults in weekly attendance across their three campuses. A few months ago, Parkview had the opportun …

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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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