Category Archives: Testimonials

Recognizing a Vision

When we first met CDS, our church was meeting in a hotel conference room with the hope that one day we would be able to build a permanent church home.  Fast forward seven years, and we are in our own …

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Leadership and Skill in Finance

Kurt Werth is the Chief Financial Officer of Church Development Services.  He and his family have been members of my church for over ten years.  He was appointed to be a member of our Stewardship/ Finance and Compensation Committees shortly …

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Financial Management Expertise

As an elder at Spring Branch Community Church, I appreciate all the work that Kurt Werth puts in as the Chairman of the Finance Committee.  I am a partner/owner of a medium-sized construction company (concrete) and I understand operations and …

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Financial Procedures & Processes

I have known Kurt Werth since 2008 when he was a member of the Stewardship and Finance Committee at a church while I was their Executive Pastor.  While I am now the Executive Pastor of another church in Virginia Beach, …

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Understanding & Evaluating Church Loans

Kurt and I serve together on the Executive Board of Young Life Capernaum – Hampton Roads.  YLC-HR is an organization that brings the love of Jesus Christ to middle school and high school children with mental and physical disabilities.  I …

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A Dedicated and Caring Attitude

“We are grateful for the efforts and conscientious attitude of your Construction Manager, Doug, for going above and beyond the call of duty.  I happened to pass by the building on a weekend afternoon near dusk, and saw Doug’s truck …

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Supporting and Respecting Our Vision

“I want to express my gratitude to you for all the support you showed me when I (as well as the church) needed it. You were the ones’ who helped us get through the difficult times with your advice, suggestions, …

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We Did Not Think It Possible

We knew we needed to build, but did not see how this building which we are sitting in tonight was possible. We got connected with CDS through a divine connection with someone in another church. CDS helped us understand how …

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A Biblical and God Honoring Capital Campaign

“Steve Anderson was incredible as a representative of CDS. As a reluctant Capital Campaign Director, Steve gave me more help, assistance, and direction than I ever thought was necessary. His leadership skills were proof of his incredible knowledge base, which …

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Our Highest Recommendation

If God is leading your church to expand, then this program is what you need to accomplish that God size task. Why? Because the campaign material starts where all great accomplishments for God starts…PRAYER! Prayer is woven throughout the whole …

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