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Why Your Church Should Offer Free WiFi

Today more than ever, a free WiFi Internet connection for church members is an important service every church should offer. Increasingly, restaurants, grocery stores, and other retail shops make an Internet connection available—but churches should offer WiFi not just because it’s culturally popular and “green,” but also because it’s increasingly beneficial. Provide Free WiFi for […]

5 Eye-Opening Church Statistics Every Pastor Should Know

Current church trends can seem mysterious, but when you understand the latest church statistics, making decisions for your church can become easier than ever. Here are some church statistics that may give you a moment’s pause—and open your eyes to opportunities. Church Statistics: It’s All About the Message, the Kids, and the Outreach Gallup asked […]

Top 4 Social Media Channels for Churches

When it comes to communicating with their congregation, a recent poll by the Nonprofit Marketing Guide reveals that 71% of churches find social media one of their most popular solutions, second only to their own website (80%). But with so many social media channels available, which ones are the most effective for churches? Social Media […]

7 Ways to Improve Your Volunteer Recruitment

Every church faces the challenges when it comes to volunteer recruitment. How can you encourage your members to help the church run more effectively and fulfill the ministry’s vision—so that the burden is shared by a larger percentage of members and not simply by a faithful few? If your church needs help encouraging your members […]

5 Ways to Retain Your Church’s Fall Attendance Boost

1. Invite a Mystery Shopper Sure, you love your church. You admire your church’s leadership, the warmth of your members, and spiritual growth you’ve experienced as a result of both. All that love and admiration, however, can result in a “rose-colored glasses” effect. Solve this by inviting a friend or family member who is unfamiliar with […]

Release 19.12

Take a look at a preview of updates coming in our next release. Keep reading for more details! More Searchable Items Available in People Search This upcoming release will give the People Search feature even more power. The “name” field in People Search will now support searches with former name, hyphens, and apostrophes, making it […]

Leadership Inspiration for the Month

By Mark DeMoss, Director of Customer Success “I wish I could be a fly on the wall at a dynamic church to see how they do it.”  How many times did I say that as a ministry leader over the years?  More than I can count.  I’ve had the privilege of attending many informative conferences […]

Leadership Inspiration for the Month

During our usher, pre-service huddle, David shared his prayer request, “Please pray for my spouse as she will have a long recovery at home…”  We prayed and the ushers headed out to welcome people to our worship service.  David’s prayer request was our opportunity to show love and care in a practical way and a […]

3 Tips for Scheduling Volunteers

Churches—and every ministry within a church—need to schedule volunteers to run smoothly. The worship team, ushers, youth group, children’s church, childcare, outreaches and more—they can all soar or fall apart based upon the commitment of volunteers. When it comes to scheduling volunteers, it’s not always easy to work around the time commitments of large groups […]

4 Reasons QuickBooks Isn’t Good Enough for Churches

QuickBooks and QuickBooks Online have quickly become a market leader for small business finances. Their various iterations control nearly 80% of the market share of US businesses, with over 2.5 million subscribers. But just because QuickBooks works for a local cupcake shop or even a chiropractic franchise doesn’t mean it’s the best option for churches. […]