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The Importance of a Church Real Estate Strategy

 

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Are Mergers Changing the Church Landscape?

This post was written by Jim Tomberlin, lead author of Better Together: Making Church Mergers Work. Take the Church Merger Survey here. 

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Church Real Estate and Room Size

There has been so much clamor in the church world about the direction and the future of room sizes. Are we going to a microsite model? Are we going to home church? Is the right venue size 500? Is it 1,000? Not to minimize people’s passionate opinions on the subject, but thankfully, I …

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A New Perspective on Church Buildings

If you have ever had a chance to get to know any real estate developers, something odd should stand out to you: none of them are construction guys. None of them are bankers. None of them are architects. The most successful developer I know who builds millions of square feet of Class A …

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Hiring For Your Next Church Building Project: Ability Over Proximity

Most pastors did not go into ministry to become real estate developers or financial advisors. In fact, there really isn’t much taught in seminary, if anything at all, about running a multi-million dollar operating budget or taking on a multi-million dollar church building project.

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Five Reasons to Hire an Owner's Representative for Your Next Church Construction Project

For almost every church in America, an expansion project, whether your first permanent campus or your fifth multisite campus, will be the largest one-time expense of capital in the history of your church. Because of the way churches do ministry, money inevitably has a tremendous impac …

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Funding Church Growth: Five Ways to Expand a Church Without Expanding Debt

Our team has worked with many of the fastest growing churches in the country, whose bursting attendance has led to a bursting budget, and often, an ever-increasing amount of debt.

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Multisite - From Startup to Self-Sufficiency

Starting a new campus is tough. Sustaining an existing campus is even tougher. But nothing compares to trying to keep a campus afloat when it becomes a big drain on the operational budget. It can really erode the excitement around your multisite ministry.

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Is Church Debt Good? or Bad?

Debt has become an epidemic in the church world today.

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Sometimes Church Growth Can Be A Problem.

Elevate Life Church, an ARC Church located in Oak Leaf (Jacksonville), FL, was the 6th Fastest Growing Church in America in 2017, according to Outreach Magazine. The church had grown from a few hundred people to over 2,000 people within a 3-year period, and was in desperate need to mo …

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