Why Text To Give Makes Sense

A few years ago, we heard about and met a company that had introduced giving by text overseas and were bringing it to the United States.  At first, I was skeptical.  We've been doing this long enough to know that not every new...

Everything I Learned About Choosing a CMS, I Learned in Kindergarten (Part 2)

In part 1 of this post, I discussed two things not to do when choosing a church management system. In part two, I will discuss 5 things to do to make the very best CMS selection for your church.

 DO Define and align the...

Everything I Learned About Choosing a CMS, I Learned in Kindergarten (Part 1)

Kindergarten was filled with lots of life lessons, and they weren’t overly complicated. I either learned these lessons either from the Kindergarten school of hard knocks, or from stories with morals. 

Fast-forward 40 years or...

Upgrades:  Streamlined Processes, UI Changes

Before we do the big reveal on text-to-give,  I thought I would want magnify some of the subtle feature upgrades we've released in the past few weeks.  I think you will like these.

 

User-Interface Changes

1.  Multi-select...

How To Learn Churchteams

For years I've done webinars to show prospects and clients together how to get the most out of the different features of the software.  At first, this was fine because the feature set was small groups and then membership.  As...

Database Dummies and Duplicates

I asked our team the other day for their input on blog topics that would help our clients.  Donna, who helps Mark with programming and does most of the data imports suggested I do one on clean data.  What a great idea.  Here's...

Recent Upgrades:  Proof That Support Matters To Us

Last week I wrote about the reasons personal support matters to us.  I mentioned that it helps us with research and allows us to live out the Golden Rule to "do unto others as you would want them to do to you". This week's blog...

Why Personal Support Matters

Today's church management software is expected to be easy for the user to figure out and use. Unfortunately, too many churches are still using systems that don't fit this criteria. In both cases the preferred method of support...

How to measure the use of church software.

 In the previous blog, we talked about what the successful use of church software  looks like.  But, once you've defined success, how do you measure it?  

One principle we've learned coaching churches on the use of church...

Using Church Software - You can't improve what you can't measure

Peter Drucker, the business management sage, taught us that you can't improve what you can't measure. This simply means that if you want to make something better, you must define what better looks like and then develop a way to...

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