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  • 3 Reasons Your Congregation Should Choose a Steel Church Building

    As a pastor or church leader, your first duty is to your congregation and the people of your community. Shepherding your flock with compassion and empathy is no easy task, but based on the knowledge of the Bible or a religious text, you’ve found a way to lead and teach. Taking care of your congregation… Full Article

  • What is Your Steel Church Building Doing For You?

    I asked several people, ranging from extremely religious to not religious at all, what they thought about church. Most of the responses where similar to my own experiences, and confirmed my own spirituality. But some of the comments made me uncomfortable and didn’t align with my own thoughts and feelings. Most surprising of all –… Full Article

  • It’s Easy Being ‘Green’ When Building Your Church

    Religious scholars can trace existence as we know it back to the Book of Genesis and the Garden of Eden. Eden is described as being home to every tree “that is pleasant to sight and good for food” and had fresh water to drink. You could describe Eden as perfection. From my account, Man was put… Full Article

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    Paying Rent is Holding Your Church Back!

    We can all agree making certain investments are necessary in life. We invest in our education by going to college or committing ourselves to a worthwhile trade. We invest in movies and TV shows by hanging around through poorly written scenes with the hopes of being rewarded with an excellent ending. When Christians put their faith… Full Article

  • What’s the Best Advice You’ve Ever Received?

    Good advice is one of the most valuable things in this world. As a pastor, I’m sure you’ve given and taken your fair share over the years. Whether you’re preaching to the masses on Sunday or privately throughout the week, you advise people on all aspects of their life.  Are you about to embark on… Full Article

  • Don’t Just Build a Church – Build a Healthy Church!

    Is your church in need of an update? Do you want to ‘wow’ the congregation, but are afraid of upsetting your long time followers? Don’t hold back your dreams and desires of improvement and advancement because you’re afraid of losing the personality of your church. Keep your church healthy by planning ahead and building with… Full Article

  • One Sentence Church Leaders Don’t Want to Hear

    Often times, as I design your steel building, I’ll take a look at some of my past designs. Because of different building loads and codes, every building that goes through our rigorous engineering process is unique and built to your exact specifications. But that doesn’t mean that I can’t go back and admire some really… Full Article

  • How Do You Know When It’s Time to Build?

    Picture your church or house of worship for a minute. Can you describe it in five words or less? I’m curious – what are the words you’re using? Did you say, ‘Beautiful? Ornate? Stunning?’ In this exercise, there isn’t a right answer. All that matters is you feel comfortable leading your congregation, and your place… Full Article

  • Why Are Men Not Going to Church, and How Do We Get Them Back?

    If you’re a church-going man, it seems like you might be in the minority these days. More and more in our society, and in several religious affiliations, there’s been a decline in the number of men attending church. Is there really an explanation for this? Next Sunday morning, take a look to the pews beside,… Full Article

  • Churches Across U.S. Raise Awareness for Breast Cancer & Domestic Violence

    Pink Ribbons, Purple T-shirts, and 5K runs have become synonymous with October. Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month share the advocacy stage as the leaves turn color around the country. While it’s our responsibility to always donate to charity and support folks in need, this month we bring more attention to these… Full Article