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Steffywood Changing Tables

Several years ago we built an additional church nursery to help accomodate New Hope’s baby boom.  Our Children’s Ministry Director searched across the country for the most attractive and functional children’s furnishings she could find.  I was surprised when she discovered a small company in Angola, IN, just 25 minutes from where we’re located, that manufactures exactly what she was …

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Solitary Stage Setup

Do you have staging that needs to be set-up each week for your church services?  The Transfold Staging System from Midwest Folding is designed to be readied by just one person, yet it’s amazingly sturdy and attractive.  Here’s a video demonstrating an amazing ease of set-up.  I have moved a lot of heavy church furniture over the years.  This is …

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Bunn Coffee Equipment – Still the Best!

Coffee is BIG in the lives and environments of today’s churches! At my own church we brew 20-25 gallons every Sunday (at times even more.)  I watch people come in on a Sunday and as soon as they have shook a few hands and hung up their coat, next on their list is getting a cup of coffee in their …

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Faith-Based Area Rugs

Yesterday my friend and fellow pastor Brad Wotring called. Brad’s church, North Point Community Church of Toledo, OH, is moving to a brand new YMCA through a cooperative arrangement they have engineered over the past two years. On Sunday mornings they’re going to be able to use some outstanding facilities, including an 800 seat auditorium, for a fraction of what …

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When Purchasing Church Furniture, Consider Storage Costs

A while back a friend showed me around his new church building that was then under construction. The new facility was going to include a large multi-purpose room where chairs were going to be put up and then taken down often.  And whenever they were taken down, they would have to be stored. As we visited more, he shared with …