When Not to Build: An Architect's Unconventional Wisdom for the Growing Church

When Not to Build: An Architect's Unconventional Wisdom for the Growing Church

by Ray Bowman, Eddy Hall
     
 

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Nine out of ten churches that consider building have a better alternative. This book offers frugal, field-tested alternatives to building additions, while still adding more space. The authors also explain how to keep costs at a minimum when it is time to build and maintain focus on ministry through the duration of a building program.  See more details below

Overview

Nine out of ten churches that consider building have a better alternative. This book offers frugal, field-tested alternatives to building additions, while still adding more space. The authors also explain how to keep costs at a minimum when it is time to build and maintain focus on ministry through the duration of a building program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585580521
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
08/01/2000
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
File size:
640 KB

Meet the Author

Ray Bowman, a church growth consultant, resides in Larkspur, Colorado. Eddy Hall, a freelance writer and editor who joined Bowman as an associate consultant, lives in Goessel, Kansas. Bowman and Hall are also coauthors of When Not to Borrow, and their articles have appeared in Leadership, Your Church, Ministries Today, and Clergy Journal.
Ray Bowman is the founder of Living Stones Associates. As an architect he spent thirty years helping churches build new facilities before turning his energies to helping them make the most of the buildings they already had. The coauthor of several books, including When Not to Build, he continues to consult in retirement.
Eddy Hall is CEO of Living Stones Associates, a consulting team that since 1980 has been helping churches devise creative facility solutions, save money, improve church health, and increase ministry impact. He is the coauthor of several books, including When Not to Build and leads the staff at Hilltop Urban Church in Wichita, Kansas, a multi-ethnic church serving a low-income community.

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