Software For Easter!

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 4/11/17 6:01 AM

Easter is for Church what the Super Bowl is for football.  Everything comes down to this.  All the creativity, caring, dreams and hard work boil down to this annual celebration of the resurrection of Jesus.  By his sacrifice alone, we are healed.  This message changed the world.  It changes people.  Lots of people.  People your church is called to love.   

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Software Intelligence

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 4/3/17 8:53 AM

A few years ago, a fortune 100 executive, Russ Mcguire, wrote an article for Christian Computing Magazine identifying four technological revolutions in the past 40 years. Here are his four revolutions:

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

Posted by Doug Wood on 2/28/17 5:05 AM

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.

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

Posted by Doug Wood on 2/21/17 5:05 AM

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. 

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How to measure the use of church software.

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 1/17/17 9:21 PM

 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?  

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

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 1/10/17 9:58 AM


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 measure it.  So, what does effectiveness look like in using a church management system? Here are some of the factors.

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7 Subtleties About Churchteams Pricing

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 12/13/16 8:04 AM

Churchteams pricing is done differently than most Church Management Systems. We think it is the most customer-centric which aligns with our #1 value - great service.  It is based simply on the number of people in the database.  It doesn't matter if a person is an adult or child, active or inactive, or a member or not.  Nor does it matter if you use one feature or all of them.  However, here are 7 subtleties in this approach you should be aware of.

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Pricing Church Software: Why we don't charge for support.

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 11/29/16 8:01 AM

When first created, software was a product that either came with your computer or you purchased and downloaded.  The Internet changed this.  The "cloud" is now the host for all your programs and files.  Your computer, tablet and phone just need to be able to access these "web-based" applications.   In other words your software became a service, not a product.  But, we've been slow to grasp the significance of this change.

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Pricing church software:  Based on what?

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 11/15/16 9:04 AM

In the last post I shared four factors that I've considered in how to set a price for church management software.  In this post I want to talk about upon what do you base your price.  There are likely other approaches to pricing, but here are the common ones out there and my perspective on them.

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Pricing church software:  4 things to consider.

Posted by Boyd Pelley on 11/8/16 5:50 AM


If you have ever shopped for Church management software, you know that pricing varies widely.  Maybe you've even wondered why that is.  I've done a lot of thinking about pricing ChMS through the years.  Here are some of the different factors I've considered.

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