Embedded Church Facilities
How Strategic Planning and Innovative Design Can Help Move Your Ministry From the Fringes of Community to an Embedded Identity.
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Church facilities have traditionally been among the least utilized buildings in America, sitting empty throughout most of the week. Discover how strategic master planning and innovative design can help you optimize community impact on your church campus - 7 days a week.
Your community is your mission field. Does your building reflect a ministry outpost or a religious museum? Let's reimagine the true purpose of church facilities and explore how they can be designed to be more effective ministry tools that meet the needs of the community not just on Sundays, but 7 days a week!
Discover a pathway to creating and maximizing resources in a way that not only provides more funding for ministry and mission but also creates hundreds or even thousands of unique visits to the church’s property, which can be leveraged to build the kingdom in a natural & relational manner. Learn how your ministry can invest more of its resources into its actual mission while creating a true catalyst for ministry growth and Kingdom impact!
President & Principal Architect, Building God's Way
Don has one of the most extensive backgrounds in worship and performing arts architecture, designing prominent facilities all across the U.S. throughout his 35 year career. Don leads a team that has designed more than 800 ministry projects across the country and he has been recognized with a number of awards for innovative and creative church design. Throughout his career, Don has emphasized the need to maintain solid stewardship principles throughout the design process and he leverages the unique BGW approach to deliver ministry buildings throughout the U.S. at costs well below industry averages. Don specializes in helping ministries leverage their facilities seven days a week while creating a sustainable revenue source.
Author of The Book "The Mission Based Entrepreneur Revolution: Developing Economic Engines That Drive Mission-Based Movements"
A senior pastor for over 20 years, Eric is an innovator and a pioneer in the financially sustainable, “embedded church” model and he travels the country helping church leaders to discover and develop the untapped potential of these opportunities. The success stories shared in his book about integrating for-profit business models in churches have been featured in a number of national publications and television broadcasts.
As the CEO of MBS Solutions, Eric has assembled a team with a deep level of experience in all real estate development disciplines across multiple sectors – hospitality, child-care, residential, senior housing, office, institutional, and retail - with the mission of equipping ministry partners to be missionally sustainable and empowering them to serve better. Eric has a passion for helping ministries to reduce their existing cost structure while creating a true catalyst for ministry growth and Kingdom impact.