Muslim women perform Ramadan prayers at Heartsong Church, suburban Memphis.

When Congregations Share Their Properties:
5 Principles for Good Decisions

My recent studies of congregations have shown me that a shared parking lot often isn’t just about parking. More than that, any kind of property-sharing arrangement, whether with outside groups or diverse internal groups, requires careful assessment of why and how, as well as careful tending of the relationship. Guiding these decisions are principles that…