How to Sync Your Vacation Bible School with Your Church Management Software

  When it comes to Vacation Bible School, there’s usually both excitement and anxiety when you think about all that has to be done. As one of the largest outreach events at your church, planning for VBS can be overwhelming. However, utilizing a church management system for Vacation Bible School can help to make your

Does Your Church Need a Mobile App?

  Most churches get the answer to this question wrong for two key reasons: First, they forget that the vast majority of these kinds of apps fail (are not used, or don’t solve the intended problem). Here are some quick stats: * 23% of people who download an app use it once and never go

Why You Should Be Using Presentation Software

  By David May If you’re not familiar with church presentation software, you probably wonder if there’s a better way to display lyric slides, scripture text, and other media for your services. Maybe you’ve not even thought about software for the purpose of church projection being available. Well, it is available and has been for

Strategic Ways to Use Your Church Attendance Data

  By Aaron Buer I don’t remember much about the first church I attended. It was the early 80s and I was just a kid. I couldn’t tell you much about the people or the sermons that were preached. Actually, the main thing I remember is an old wooden sign hanging up that showed attendance

Church Praises Instant Notification Technology for Advancing Ministry to Spread God’s Word

“We’re a mission-minded and evangelistic church wanting to spread the word of God,” says Woody Davis, an elder of Adairsville Seventh-Day Adventist (SDA) Church in Adairsville, Georgia, a city of under 5,000 residents, about 60 miles northwest of Atlanta. Spreading God’s word, Davis adds, depends on effectively spreading news to the church’s 100 members about

Can Your Church Management Software Help Growth?

Every church should be using a church management software that works with their type of church philosophy. Church management software is a computer software (that works both online and offline) designed to help manage, automate and organize church daily operations. But it can actually do more than that. This type of church software assists churches

3 Ways to Curb Seasonal Giving

By Ryan Nelson Many churches count on a strong fourth quarter to compensate for decreased giving throughout the year. That’s not a bad thing. But what if the stakes were lower, because giving was higher—and more consistent—all year? (It would definitely make it easier to create a church budget!) Sure, some variation in giving is

15 Ways Thriving Churches Communicate

We know that church communication can feel daunting at times. Helping to tackle that beast of a topic is what inspires us every day. Out of the hope to free up time and streamline processes for church leaders, we created the Top 15 Ways Thriving Churches Communicate with their people. You’ll find that these are

The Importance of a Web Calendar in Your Church’s Web Site

  This article originally appeared in the November 2013 issue. By George Sexton George Sexton is the president of MH Software, Inc. a web calendar software company, www.mhsoftware.com. To help you select the best calendar for your needs, the company has created a complete feature checklist in spreadsheet format that you can download. You can

Why Does Every Church Need an App?

A report from Informate Mobile Intelligence revealed that Americans are spending an average of 4.7 hours a day on their smartphones. Consumers spend most of that time on their smartphones using apps. It’s a fact that your church’s members are using smartphones. They are using mobile devices for daily activities such as keeping a calendar,