Podcast Episode #497
Tim Songster of Cosco & Associates joins us to discuss his new book on healthy church design and how churches can best navigate through a building program.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Any problem that exists in a church is often magnified when a church enters a building program.
- Successful, sustained change will not take place in a church without prayer.
- Before deciding your church needs to build, you first need to truly understand what it needs to build.
- Church building teams need to stay in constant communication with the congregation to keep momentum going throughout the process.
The seven keys we cover are:
- Set your expectations correctly
- Prepare spiritually
- Prioritize your ministry needs
- Prepare financially
- Build excellent teams
- Be a leader of hope and vision
- Work hard to communicate with your church
Resources mentioned in today’s podcast
- Healthy Church by Design: The Synergy between Buildings and Church Health
- Church Answers
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