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Events | Leadership | Millennials

4 Key Strategies to Help Millennials Find Their Way Back to God (and the Church)

By: Aspen Group
August 14, 2014

“Imagine a group photo of all the students who come to your church (or live within your community of believers) in a typical year. Take a big fat marker and cross out three out of every four faces. That’s the probable toll of spiritual disengagement as students navigate through their faith during the next two decades.” – David Kinnaman That’s a sobering way to start a presentation, especially to a group of pastors and church leaders. But that’s how Drew Dyck, author of Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults Are Leaving the Church…and How to Bring Them Back and Yawning at Tigers: You Can’t Tame God, So Stop Trying, began last week’s Pastors Lunch. As Kinnaman’s quote illustrates, Millennials—today’s older teens and 20somethings—are leaving the church in record numbers. And it’s unlike any generational exodus seen before.

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Community Christian Church to Host Groundbreaking Party at Naperville Yellow Box Campus

By: Aspen Group
July 17, 2013

NAPERVILLE, Ill., July 17, 2013 — Aspen Group, a leading design and build firm for the church and parachurch markets, today announced that Community Christian Church will be hosting a public groundbreaking party on Wednesday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m., to commence construction of its new auditorium. The public is invited to attend the celebration on the site of the future worship space at 1635 Emerson Lane in Naperville, Illinois.

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Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Making Space for Millennials Executive Summary

Discover the impact Millennials' values, allegiances, and assumptions will have on your church.

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In God We Trust

By: Aspen Group
July 03, 2013

From all of us here at Aspen Group, we wish you a very blessed Independence Day. Please enjoy the beautiful prayer created by the good folks at Centerline New Media.

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Aspen Group Announces New Project Developer

By: Aspen Group
December 10, 2012

CARMEL, Ind., December 10, 2012 — Aspen Group, a leading design and build firm for the church and parachurch markets, today announced a key appointment to support its operations in the greater Indianapolis area. Bob Gray joins Aspen Group as a Project Developer, starting in November 2012.

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Culture | Events | Church Construction

Time to Straighten the Path

By: Aspen Group
August 31, 2012

Are your ministry methods losing relevance? Is your church leadership frustrated with growing pains or organizational dysfunction? Have you found yourself tight on space?

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Church Design | Project Profiles | Church Construction

Apostolic Christian Church of Indianapolis One Year Ministry Story

By: Aspen Group
January 10, 2012

Crossroads….the place where roads intersect.  And that is how Indy AC describes their new Fellowship Hall that was added a year ago as part of an Aspen Group project that included both an addition and renovation of their church.  “We are so blessed to have such a beautiful space to worship and serve together.  Our new church fits us so well and accommodates all of our programs and ministries in a flexible way.  The details are elegant and simply gorgeous,” stated Building Committee Member Mark Beebe.

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Church Design | Events

ASPE Conference in Indy

By: Aspen Group
September 01, 2011

Written by Matt Burress

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Church Design | Culture | Church Construction

Could your church library be a “sacred cow”

By: Aspen Group
August 26, 2011

Written by Lynn Noe

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Events | Leadership

Global Leadership Summit 2011

By: Aspen Group
August 16, 2011

What words would you use to describe your experience at Willow Creek’s Global Leadership Summit? Would it be challenged by Bill Hybels opening session to make your next five years your best five?  Maybe it would be brought to tears by the amazing message from Mama Maggie Gobran.  Did you have a sense of taking things for granted when Wess Stafford from Compassion Intl.  shared about the pastor who gave each member of his church a page out of the one Bible they had so they could each memorize that, and collectively know the Word.  These are just a few of the moments that I have been reflecting on.  What about you?

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Culture | Events | Church Construction | Managing Facilities

Alignment Conference is back in Chicago!

By: Aspen Group
August 10, 2011

Aspen Group and the Cornerstone Knowledge Network are excited to announce the upcoming Alignment Conference in Chicago on October 27th, 2011!

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