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Strategic Partners

Andrews Media Ventures provides cost-effective communications strategy and support to shape perceptions, raise public awareness and create sales opportunities. Tom and his team develop high-impact communications tools that help clients build good will in their communities, as well as teach them how to work with the news media.

AMV Comprehensive Communications Services include:

  • Public Relations & Strategic Communications Counsel
  • Media Relations & Spokesperson Training
  • Creative Writing for Newsletters, Brochures, Web Sites
  • Professional On-Camera & Voice Talent
  • Video/DVD Production
  • Web Site Design, Hosting & Content
  • Special Events Support
  • Print & Broadcast Advertising
  • Still Photography

Click here for a more extensive bio on Tom Andrews/Andrews Media Ventures.

Tom Andrews
262.673.6263  (office)
Creative Communications. Winning Results. 

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Antioch School of Church Planting and Leadership Development is a division of BILD International based in Ames, IA. BILD is a worldwide ministry with a network of training expertise. BILD focuses on seeing disciples and congregations multiplied by bringing back into the church the priority of discipleship and mentoring Christ-followers for the glory of God. Over the last few years, BILD has created an extension of this ministry known as the Antioch School of Church Leadership.

Antioch School offers accredited bachelors and masters level degrees, as well as D. Min. degrees, to persons who desire this level of training in preparation for vocational ministry.  They also offer an extensive curriculum that can be used for the lay leaders in the church. Check out their enter level materials called First Principles.

Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company is one of the nation’s leading insurers of churches and ministries. In business since 1917, Brotherhood Mutual provides property, liability, commercial auto, workers’ compensation, foreign travel insurance, and payroll services to ministries throughout the United States, including: 

  • Churches
  • Church day nurseries
  • Christian camps
  • Schools
  • Association/Denomination offices
  • Colleges and universities
  • Other related ministries

Brotherhood Mutual is represented by independent agents who subscribe to a code of ethics based on scriptural principles and serve in churches and ministries of their own. The company consistently earns an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best, a leading authority in rating insurance companies. is the online home of Christian Book Distributors (CBD), the world's largest distributor of Christian resources. For over 25 years we've offered Christian books, music, Bibles, videos, software, gifts and more at the lowest prices and with unbeatable service. (When accessed from our site, 10-12% of your purchases benefits Converge Great Lakes. Thank you!)

Compass - finances God's way

·        Teaches people worldwide how to handle money God’s way so they may know Christ more intimately and be free to serve Him. (Luke 16:11, Matt 6:24)

·        Equips church staff and lay leaders worldwide to confidently instruct their congregations on how to faithfully apply God’s financial principles


Using facilitated small groups, workshops and seminars Compass – finances God’s way equips individuals, churches and other non-profit organizations to put scripture in people’s hearts and hands while also holding people accountable on practical application in their lives and ministries.

·        Provides a range of coaching and financial counselling solutions to support churches in their pastoral needs

·        Helps churches build a culture of financial discipleship and generosity


Compass Vision - To see everyone, everywhere faithfully living by God’s financial principles in every area of their lives.

Compass Mission - Equipping people worldwide to faithfully apply God’s financial principles so they may know Christ more intimately, be free to serve Him and help fund the Great Commission.

Copier Consulting LLC is an independent “cost containment” consulting company. They will discuss your current copier and printer situation, work toward reducing costs in the purchase or lease process while saving you time when researching and acquiring your best options all without sacrificing user needs.

Sr. National Healthcare & Government Copier/Printer Contract Auditor

•25 years copier/printer industry experience & training

•Independent, unbiased and vendor-agnostic buyer advisor & subject matter specialist

•‘Shallow Dive’ middle of contract prep / ‘Deep Dive’ time of procurement process

•National proprietary data base comparisons

•Ensure vendor transparency

•1-10,000 combined copier/desktop device quantity range

•Historical savings range of 22% -44% when all copier/print devices included 

•Consultant/Client relationship reveals tools, resources and information that delivers results

Derrick Buidling Solutions

Designing and building a new church, an expansion, and/or remodeling project can be a very complicated and scary process, but it doesn't have to be. Though building a church is not like other construction projects, Derrick Building Solutions can be your one-stop-shop. We are members of the National Association of Church Design Builders and have 45 years of experience designing, building, expanding and remodeling churches. We offer initial consultations at no cost or obligation; design and construct new 21st century worship facilities; expand and remodel traditional and contemporary churches; solicit ministry/member input; help define needs versus wants; provide conceptual planning, preliminary pricing, value engineering, final design, assistance with capital campaigns/financing, government approvals and of course, the construction itself, including "green" facilities. As a design-builder we guarantee to bring your vision to life, on budget and on time.


Mark Johnson, Senior Project Manager

Derrick Building Solutions

1505 Hwy 65, PO Box 455

New Richmond, WI 54017




Over the past twenty-five years we have had the pleasure of helping many congregations build or expand their church facilities. Wally Binder is our in-house designer and has a great talent for design, space planning and functionality of evangelical churches. We understand the needs of the ministries these buildings serve. Our approach to these projects include three phases, Conceptual Design//Budgeting, Congregational Approval, Construction Documents and Bidding/Construction. I look forward to being of service.

Charles A. Ghidorzi, Founder and Owner
(715) 845-7282

If you’re looking to expand your existing ministry space or lease new space, call Gilbert first! We’ll put our 50 years of design, construction, leasing and cost control experience to work for you. We do not take the place of your architect, engineer, broker or project manager; we supplement their services by providing a detailed financial review of your leases, construction projects and contracts, going beyond what they would do to generate savings they may not have considered. By working with Gilbert, past clients have benefitted from documented savings of 2-17%! A friend to the GLBC and her member churches since 1999.

At Northern Sound & Video LLC (NS&V), our goal is to provide our clients with the finest audio/video systems available at an affordable price. Our staff of highly trained professionals is ready to guide you through the decision making process, informing you of the latest technology available that will make your systems easy to operate, and very dependable. Our outstanding service department takes great pride in our ability to respond quickly with both in-shop and on-site repairs. We can even service systems that were not installed by NS&V and can often provide a loaner piece of equipment to make your system operational while your equipment is being repaired.

Renovating an existing space or doing new construction? NS&V can consult with architects and general contractors on room acoustics and planning for Audio-Video systems, issues that are often overlooked in the early stages of a project. Northern Sound & Video LLC - Offering sound solutions in audio-video technology.

Roger Ihde
Northern Sound & Video LLC
426 S. Military Ave, Ste A 
Green Bay, WI 54303
Mailing: PO Box 11803, Green Bay 54307


PreSearch Background Services, Inc. is a national leading provider of comprehensive background screening solutions. Established in 1995, PreSearch has conducted millions of background checks for churches, companies, and other organizations coast to coast. PreSearch is truly a ministry minded company.  Their strong commitment is to provide the most comprehensive, user friendly background screening program for churches at the lowest possible rates, leaving more resources to be spent on ministry. 

Our typical background screen includes a National Criminal Index Search, County Criminal Records History for addresses going back ten years (up to 3 counties or statewide equivalents), National Sex Offender Registry search, Name and SSN Verification, and Address Verification.  Services can be customized to meet your needs. Prices start as low as $5.95 per screening. Click here for an information packet with pricing and a description of services offered.

Contact Travis Larson , Director of Operations. 

Phone: 800-574-0394 or 715-318-1335
Fax: 877-684-3947

With years of specialized industry experience in the areas of health, dental, vision, life, and disability income benefits, our professional insurance agents act as consultants to assist you in understanding and to make sure you feel comfortable with all of your options and ultimate benefit decisions.

Our reputation is based on engaging our clients using simple language and easily understood examples in order to analyze each unique situation and develop sensible strategies that are both cost-effective and that meet all of your personal and business goals.

Vista Benefits is an independent team of advisors that is not tied to any specific insurance carrier or their policy designs. This comprehensive approach allows us to quickly identify and build a plan around your priorities and needs. We are here for you through this process and beyond, and will work as your advocate for as long as you decide.

Personal coverage
– For individuals looking for benefit coverage, we have set up a website for those of you that are ready to go forward on your own and review options and enroll in medical, accident and dental coverage and to sign up for your free prescription drug discount card. Click here…

At anytime, or if you would prefer to speak to us instead of using the website, we are here to help and answer all of your questions and to guide you with a call or email.

Employer/Employee coverage
– Expect that group medical plans will be approximately 15% less than the individual plans in 2014. For business leaders, we invite you to call and discuss your unique situation with us. You can also complete and email/mail the census form to us so we can begin to quote your options right away.

Give us a call or email us to schedule an appointment today.

Vista Benefits, Inc.
1402 Pankratz St
Madison, WI 53704
Fax: 608-288-9889



    Office Address

  • 5315 Wall Street, Suite 170
  • Madison, Wisconsin 53718

  • Mailing Address

  • PO BOX 14745
  • Madison, WI 53708-0745