Our desire is for the following pages to be a resource to your church and ministry. Please browse this section to learn more about the church construction process. Below we have a variety of video training resources from Charlie Daniels, to help churches navigate through the process of church building, from buying land to securing permits and more.
Guides & Magazines
Rise & Build: A Design Build Church Construction Magazine Vol. 1
Download and learn:
- Budgeting and financial planning tips to prepare for your church construction project
- Church design and architecture trends that make church attendance inviting for churchgoers of all ages and places
- Stories of others like you who took a leap of faith to build their church facility and fulfill their ministry vision
Six Key Considerations Before Launching Your Church Building Project or Expansion
Download our free guide and learn:
- The most underestimated and misunderstood construction service you need to plan accurately
- Two design components essential to accelerating your ministry
- The most unplanned for costs that must be included in your budget
Churches by Daniels Video Blog | How it all started!
Our very first video blog! In this series we will explore church design trends, address common problems and pain points, and bring in experts and pastors to discuss their first-hand experience with church design and construction projects.
A Place of Community
Charlie and Rachael discuss changes in ministry facility design and how many churches are expanding their outreach into their community with the addition of intentional, inviting gathering spaces.
Design for Your Ministry
Each church is unique, and your church should be supporting your unique ministry and outreach efforts.
Churches by Daniels Video Blog | Children’s Spaces
The future of the church is our children! Join us as we today discuss design trends, security, and more!
Choosing the Right Partner
Why should you choose design-build? In this video, Rachael and Charlie explore a few of the reasons that we think design-build is the best option for church construction.
Lights, Camera, SOUND!
There’s no question, the digital age has arrived for churches too. Sound, lights and video, commonly referred to as AVL, has changed the way we do church. Charlie Daniels and Rachael Rowland discuss some of the ways that AVL can change your church service for the better.
Pain Points: A Shift in Mindset
Join Charlie and Rachael as they discuss some of the ways and reasons that people go to church have shifted, and some of the ways that church building design has shifted too.
Church on Demand
What you need to know to take your church “multi-site?” You’ve heard about it,
but how to do it is explained in this video, as well as:
- How to regenerate a commercial property into your next worship facility
- 6 things you need to know before you buy or lease
- three different ways multi-site is being done
- some important technology tips for multi-sites.
Building Smart – Building Your Team Before Building Your Church!
In this video we’ll discover:
- how to assemble your building committee
- what questions to be asking when interviewing your essential team members
- what the #1 most cost effective and least stressful way to build your next church!
In this video we’ll discuss:
- why it’s important to hire a Civil Engineer
- some key things you need to know before you buy
- what “site balancing” is and why is it important.
Build and Prosper
Read how God gave Charlie a proven plan—both in personal life and business. Today, Churches By Daniels continues to help pastors everywhere navigate the building process with quality construction, savings, and good working relationships. It is a design-build team with a calling and passion for keeping ministers financially free while they “build and prosper” (Ezra 6:14).
Read Article in Rhema’s Word of Faith Magazine
Heritage Lives Here
Learn how Churches By Daniels helped Pastors Phil and Sarah Taylor overcome severe tornado damage and rebuild their church facilities. The Daniels team carried the construction efforts, allowing Phil and his staff to focus on sustaining church operations. Sharing the same vision to build a legacy that builds God’s Kingdom, Charlie and Phil teamed up again years later in a church remodel to expand their facilities to fit their growing needs.
Read Article on ChurchExecutive.com
Leading a Legacy
In 2001, Word of Life Church faced two major setbacks. Read the inspiring story of how a late pastor’s vision culminated with his son’s exceptional ability to carry on that legacy while drawing upon his and others’ unique gifts. The result: a thriving church community with a successful new church build.
Read Article on ChurchExecutive.com
8 Critical Questions To Ask Before Choosing a Church Building Partner
In any construction project you are embarking on a serious endeavor. WHO you select is critical to the outcome of your project. Click the link below to read our latest PDF eBook.
8 Critical Questions To Ask Before Choosing a Church Building Partner (PDF)
A Construction Course Correction
After facing many pastors’ worst nightmare — essentially ‘starting over’ on a $15-million building project — Pastor Shane Warren sees the result is even better than he dreamed.
Read More on churchexecutive.com
Contemporary Church Building Sees Resurgence
Click the link below to read why the innovation and patience are the watchwords of church construction in “Contemporary Church Building Sees Resurgence”, which Churches By Daniels is featured in.
Contemporary Church Building Article
Mission: A Youth Community
Click the link below to read the Church Executive article “Mission: A Youth Community”, which Churches By Daniels is featured in.
Church Executive – July/Aug 2014 Issue
Article: Sanctuary Expands With Metal
Click the link below to read the October 2014 Metal Architecture article “Sanctuary Expands With Metal”, which Churches By Daniels is featured in.
Metal Architecture website: Article
Maximizing Your Space
Click the link below to read the Church Executive article “Maximizing Your Space”, which Churches By Daniels is featured in.
Church Executive – Jan/Feb 2014 Issue
Mission Accomplished: A Son’s Legacy
Click the link below to read the Church Executive article “Mission Accomplished: A Son’s Legacy”, in which Churches By Daniels is featured.
Church Executive – Sep./Oct. 2016 Issue
Our Culture Has Changed – Has Your Church Building?
Click the link below to read the Church Executive article “Our Culture Has Changed – Has Your Church Building?”, in which Churches By Daniels is featured.
Church Executive – Dec. 2016 Issue
A Transformation, Truly
Click the link below to read a case study of a Florida church construction project featuring Churches By Daniels.
Church Executive – September 2020
Click the link below to read an article about the renovation of Asbury UMC in Tulsa, OK completed by Churches By Daniels.
Religious Product News – November 2020
Triumphant by choice: suggestions for vetting your architectural / building partner options
Check out this article by Charlie Daniels for Church Executive Magazine on finding the right architectural and building partners.
Church Exective – May 2021
Rise like a phoenix
Read the article below to learn how Churches by Daniels helped one church rebuild after a devastating fire.
Church Executive – May 2021