Hallways as Ministry 4 – Third Places
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Hallways as Ministry 4 – Third Places

In the first post, I introduced the idea that the Hallways and Corridors in your ministry facility are important parts of your ministry. In the second post, I addressed the Building-Code related factors that affect how Hallways and Corridors can enhance your ministry goals. The third post discussed how the group’s ministry philosophy affects the amount…

Churches and Buildings – Part 5
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Churches and Buildings – Part 5

Today, I’m continuing my series on churches and facilities: Click for PART 1 or for PART 2 or for PART 3 or for PART 4 Yesterday, in Parts 3&4, I began by identifying the BIG 3 of spaces in facilities that are important to evaluate — worship, support, and parking. Part 4 gave a basic breakdown to help…

Churches and Buildings – Part 4
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Churches and Buildings – Part 4

Today, I’m continuing my series on churches and facilities: Click for PART 1 or for PART 2 or for PART 3 Earlier, I began by identifying the BIG 3 of spaces in facilities that are important to evaluate — worship, support, and parking. How can you evaluate how much of each you need for your current…

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Churches and Buildings – Part 3

Finally, here’s another architect/pastor insight on churches and buildings. Click for PART 1 or for PART 2 This is the obvious one, but probably the way in which architecture can affect ministry the most is simply capacity of space. This is typcial church-growth stuff, but just a quick re-iteration . . . There are 3…

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Churches and Buildings – Part 1

To say I am uniquely qualified to talk about churches, buildings, and related topics is probably a bit of an understatement. I work in architecture.  Most of my time is spend designing church buildings.  I have designed fast-growing churches, barely growing churches, traditional churches, contemporary churches, small churches, big churches, worship spaces, children’s spaces, office…