Who Isn’t Reading Books

Who Doesn’t Read Books In America?About a quarter of American adults say they haven’t read a book in whole or in part in the past year. Who are these non-book readers? Read the article.

Church Property

Church Property and Buildings
This article highlights the importance of congregations being deliberate about how they manage their real estate assets. Read the article.

Senior Deductions

The Secret Way Seniors Can Keep Deducting Gifts to Charity.Millions of Americans will no longer get tax deductions for their charitable donations this year. But givers age 70½ or older often have a great way to get around this change. Read article.

Why-a-Black-Pastor-Feels-Called-to-a-White-Church

Why a Black Pastor Feels Called to a White ChurchThe Reverend Christopher Lee is the first black clergy member Avondale has ever hired. He believes that being the only black person in the room is part of his calling. Read article.

Leadership Communications

Sharpening Your Communication SkillsMany of our church leaders have told me that they want to improve the communications process at the church. One way is to listen to the podcast on this page.