The Church as Entrepreneurial Incubator

I’ve had an idea for a while. What if churches that had wifi and coffee shops opened their doors during business hours and acted, well, like a Starbucks?

I know I sometimes am looking for a comfortable atmosphere to do business away from my home office. Well, this church in Cincinnati is doing just that:

Crossroads’ new flock: innovative entrepreneurs

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Lexington City Church (formerly Quest Community Church) in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to a peak of 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines. He has thousands of members of his ProPresenter Users' Group on Facebook and thousands of subscribers to his YouTube channel.