Today’s blog is the third and last in a series where one of FellowshipOne’s most experienced employees, Matthew McMaster, tackles common challenges churches can face when integrating church management software into their ministry. Church silos continue to be a problem at many churches I visit. What many churches don’t understand is that there is more […]
Churches often rely on volunteers to manage and report on the groups in their care. Some churches have hundreds, or even thousands, of groups to monitor and track, which can make the administrative burden seem insurmountable without the proper tools. How can FellowshipOne help your church make that massive amount of data work for you? […]
Some of you may be breaking out in hives just from the title of this blog. Kudos for forging ahead! Others of you may be looking for ways to get a grip on whether or not what your church does matters. No matter where you fall, you may be pleasantly surprised by what you’re about […]
Remember Larry Boy, Bob the Tomato, Junior Asparagus and the rest of the Veggie Tales gang? (Apologies if the mention immediately started you humming “Oh, where…is my hairbrush?”)
WELCOME TO 2016! Are you among the millions who make and inevitably abandon their New Year’s resolutions? While we all wish we could do a better job keeping our personal resolutions, dynamic church leaders know they can’t afford to simply make a wishlist (what many resolutions amount to) and hope for the best.
We’ve been talking about the power of church metrics for a few weeks now. The questions we received at our recent webinar show me that there’s a lot of interest in the topic, but a whopping 78% of our attendees classified themselves as either new or fairly new to the journey.
It’s summer and your annual budget meeting is still a few weeks away. Most likely, you’re already collecting information and getting your budget proposal ready. Will you make budget decisions based on 1) What your gut tells you your church needs 2) On what’s trendy or 3) On actual data? And then, how will you make […]
In our survey of churches, we find that most churches have at least 4 databases. Quite a few others are blending data from 8 to 15 sources. What’s your number? And why does it matter? With every additional database, the risk of error and data omissions increases. It starts when ministry leaders want to take […]
In the marketing world, FUD stands for Fear, Uncertainty, and Doubt. It’s a common sales technique. More than enough uncertainty already exists with respect to understanding software itself. With an Enterprise-level software like Fellowship One, it’s difficult for church management software shoppers to avoid fear and doubt, too.
First, a Little Pop Quiz You love meeting new people, but when it comes to data reporting, which statement below describes you? What is it? It makes my head spin! I couldn’t live without it!