Congratulations, you've decided to build! Now, where to begin? This interactive guide helps pastors and committees chart a safe, successful course through the entire process. Offering expert advice on everything from vision and planning to groundbreaking and construction, it encourages you to view your project as a ministry. Includes companion CD. 160 pages, 8.5" x 11" loose-leaf notebook from LifeStream.
Church building programs are exciting endeavors, but they can lead to unforeseen challenges and a lot of frustration. There are numerous ins and outs of the process that require an expert’s knowledge in order to complete this momentous task successfully.Written by professionals who have years of experience, The Church Construction Kit offers pastors and committee members an interactive guide filled with the insight and information they need to shape their decisions and actions throughout the building process.The Church Construction Kit will:Help you know where to begin once the decision to build has been prayerfully securedHelp you keep track of key decisions and actions that are made throughout the processInform you of the common components of a building project from vision and planning to groundbreaking and construction, and supply you with the experts advice on how to proceed effectively in each areaEncourage you to view your project as a ministry, providing you with ways to minister to everyone involved, and much more!
J. Dean Morgan is an architect and member of the American Institute of Architects. His specialty is in Church Master Planning and Architectural Design, with a primary focus on the design of church facilities for smaller congregations. Dean has a specific passion for the growth of NewStart and multicultural congregations. He is a member of the Nazarene Building Professionals (NBP) and served as President of the NBP from 2001-2005.