Church Building Budgets – 3 Things You Need To Know

One of the first things we accomplish at Cogun when we take on a new client is to nail down the 3 church building budgets.  Thats right…there’s 3 of them.   Understanding Affordability is the Critical Success Factor in any church construction project.  One of the biggest communication miss-steps is when the church says they […]

7 Ways Smart Churches Are Using Social Media

What is your church doing to leverage Social Media?  Here are just a few things to think about as you move into the age of technological evangelism. Podcasts – If you don’t do anything else here, do this!  Podcasts are too easy for people to share with their friends. Blogging – Here’s how Athens Church […]


Guest Blog – Bill Couchenour More and more churches are finding that purchasing and repurposing existing buildings can be an effective way for developing the right ministry space. We asked the Cogun Project Consultants that are working directly with churches about what is driving this trend. Here are their Top Ten reasons why re-purposing buildings […]

Church Building and Money

Church Construction Quick Start Guide – Build a long runway Having a long runway means you have a great idea of where you’re going and how you’re going to get there long before you actually need to arrive.  I’m often with churches that need their new space yesterday.  They’ve come to what they believe is […]

Athens Church Renovation Update with Pictures

This is what I woke up to this morning in my email from Sean Seay.  Sean is the Lead Pastor at Athens Church a North Point Strategic Partnership in the great city of Athens Ga.  I think that I have one of the most incredible jobs in the universe.  To be able to spend my […]

How To Start A Church Building Project

This weekend I had the incredible opportunity to be a part of starting another church design process.  The Church is a progressive church in TX who is looking to create more worship space for all their ministries.  None of the information here is public yet so, for now, l’ll just give you the meat and potatoes. […]

Catalyst Conference 2004 DVD Give Away

In my many years with Catalyst Conference, Giant Impact, and the Chick Fil A Leadercast (all the same company), I’ve been fortunate enough to accumulate quite a collection of leadership resources.  I’ve collected a plethora of books, as well as audio and video lessons.  Unfortunately, what I don’t have is the space to keep all […]