Design

Rachel Dawn Hayes · May 22, 2018
Open and contemporary are not adjectives typical of older church facilities. Learn how The Mill Church remodeled a cramped building into a welcoming and spacious community.

Alison S. Istnick · May 13, 2018
In a densely populated area with little available land, a once popular nightclub venue carries its vibe through its new life as Shoreline Church’s home.

By Dave Milam · May 08, 2018
You won't see the typical trendy, fly-by-night fads that you often see in lists like these. Instead, you'll see an enduring change that will shape the foundation of church building design.

By Gary Zandstra · April 17, 2018
In many ways Churches are very unique buildings and they need to be designed to meet a myriad of functions. Take a fresh look at your building, or an eyes-wide-open view of one that you are planning. Will it inspire or meet at mediocrity?

By Amanda Opdycke · February 20, 2018
Seating selections can have a tremendous impact on how we learn, engage and share our knowledge with others.

By Gary Zandstra · February 20, 2018
What does your church smell like? Is it a pleasing aroma? Research shows that a visitor will be able to recall the scent from your service far longer than the look of the building.

By Cathy Hutchison · February 16, 2018
The Salvation Army’s new Wayne Bergstrom Center of Hope meets practical needs in Montgomery County.

Alison S. Istnick · February 15, 2018
Available in 4”, 5” and 6” apertures with deep-set optics for visual comfort these downlights are ideal for kitchen areas and bathrooms and are all compatible with Nora dedicated housings to meet energy rebate requirements.

M Wagner · January 16, 2018
Windows can serve a variety of purposes in churches. What purpose do yours serve?

By Richard Flory · January 11, 2018
The popular view of California is of a liberal, godless region, a land of possibilities that is open to experimentation in all things. Despite this perception, California has more megachurches than any other state.