Extract from the Introduction to Biblical Principles for Church Architecture – To read the full text and access diagrams and illustrations (Parts 1-8), click “Download” below.
Important indeed are the theological considerations in designing a new church. Congregations are likely to spend well over a million dollars
of the Lord*s money on their new church building facilities. Accordingly, may Almighty God first open the hearts of Christians to
listen very carefully to the requirements of His most Holy Word before they proceed to undertake construction.
For “strength and beauty are [to be] in His sanctuary…. [Let Christians then] give unto the Lord the glory due unto His Name [before
they] bring an offering and come into His courts. O worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness!” (Ps. 96)