“The Church isn’t a building, it’s people”, yet our buildings for worship and ministry become bland and indistinguishable from the local mall, office building or movie theatre. What we desperately need is more “intelligent design”.
It’s pretty safe to say that growth is good. It generally means your church is doing it’s job; your ministries are successful, people are being helped and you’re sharing the good news. But does your building help facilitate that growth, or does it work against your success?
With a little forethought, church building design can actually support and enhance your ministry. Here’s how we do it.
Once the design is complete, the drawings are done, and the building permit is approved the architect can go home and put his feet up, right? Not so fast!
There will be variations in budget, building type, location, construction method and more, but developing an architectural solution to your building needs usually follows a standard 5 phase framework that will apply regardless of the other variables. Here’s what you can expect.