How Church Management Software Leads to Church Membership

How exactly can strong church management software affect church membership? If you’re in church leadership, you may have asked that question before. You may understand why your church needs a strong financial system that makes giving easy for both members and church staff. You may even see value in a church-wide communication system that allows […]

Special Emergency Communications Offer for Churches, Schools and Businesses Impacted by Hurricane Harvey

First and foremost, our family at FellowshipOne would like to extend our thoughts and prayers to the families, churches, and communities during this life-changing event that’s affecting your area. Our hearts are heavy thinking about everything your community must be going through, and we’d like to help in any way we can. Communication is critical […]

Grow and Empower Community with Small Groups Software

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? […]

Who Are Your Super Greeters?

Ideally, everyone is part of the welcome team. Leadership must communicate clearly and regularly to the congregation that everyone is a host, not a guest. Greeters are those awesome volunteers who are quick with a smile and a handshake and can point people in the general direction of the worship center or the restroom. But […]

Small Groups Summer Refresh

Summer is when many ministries of your church may switch gears and do things differently. Here are a few ways that summer can be for a time to refresh your small group leaders and groups. Break the mold Do your group leaders tell you they feel like they’re trying to cram too much into each […]

Creating a Connecting Culture

Pastors often ask us (and themselves), “How do I know my people are connecting?” Great question! It’s actually one that can be taken a couple different ways. The first one is: are people forming relationships? The other is: are people taking steps to participate more deeply in the church? Both are important, and not surprisingly, […]

THE 5 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS EVERY CHURCH SHOULD HAVE

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.

Church Administrators…or “Keepers of the Names”?

A few years ago, Joe Champion of Celebration Church in Austin encouraged those who were attending our user conference with a lofty calling: Keepers of the Names. We love that! We usually call it administration. That’s what the Bible calls it, too–and it’s no small thing.The Apostle Paul reminds us that administration is a spiritual gift. Unfortunately, the […]

The Heart of the Millennial Issue

This is the third segment in our Millennials series. (See Part 1 and Part 2) “Millennials and the Church” research reveals a lot of interesting and conflicting ideas, but what do millennials themselves–and the pastors of dynamic churches that are actually reaching them–have to say? These 7 voices reflect variations on a theme: