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Sunday Church Services Are Not About You Subscriber access only
Six tangible ways congregations can shift their gatherings from me to us.
Churches Renovate Their Building, On Average, Every 30 Years? Really?!
A church building doesn’t have to be big, fancy or cutting-edge. But it needs to facilitate the mission.
6 Reasons Many Pastors Don’t Need An Office Any More
For most pastors, a desk in an office is one of the least creative spaces imaginable.
Does 1 Huge New Church in Egypt Make Up for Troubles with 24 Small Ones?
Government says worship in hundreds of unregistered churches is allowed. Will neighbors agree?
A Small Rural Church Is Hard to Kill
A Texas Baptist pastor on the risk and resilience of America’s smallest congregations.
The No. 1 Reason Churches End Up in Court Is No Longer Abuse
For the first time in a decade, there’s a new lawsuit leader.
Let My People Build Subscriber access only
After 160 years of suppression, Egypt makes room for new churches.
The Promised Law: Egypt Authorizes New Churches
(UPDATED) After more than 160 years, restrictions on church building—including requiring Christians to get permission from the country’s president—are finally eased.
The Long Road to Building Israel's First Post-Statehood Church
Despite fierce opposition, these Israeli Christians are making history with their new home.
Urban Churches Face Black Flight Subscriber access only
African American congregations try two new options to stay in DC: white neighbors and developers.
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 5
Can a church building be culturally engaged?
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 4
Here are seven "Third Places" churches have built in and for their communities.
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 3
Third Places are the new multi-purpose building.
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 2
Larger churches building smaller buildings with community areas are a growing trend.
Trends in Church Architecture, Part 1
Don't overlook the philosophical importance of worship facilities.
What My Church Gained—and Lost—When We Stopped Renting
I never thought I'd miss it . . .
Awkward Church Stock Photos: The Scary Cross
Back! Back, I say!
11 Portraits of Charleston Survivors' Grief and Grace Subscriber access only
CT sent a reporter and a photographer to be with the family members of several victims.
Take Time To Linger Outside the Church Door Subscriber access only
In churches as in neighborhoods, sometimes the front lawn is the best place to build community.
Our Parking Team's Reflected Light
We see oceans of asphalt. They see opportunity.