If you’re like most church leaders, you have neither the time nor desire to crunch numbers all day. You’ve got meetings to finalize the VBS schedule, schedule guest pastors for this summer, and even more meetings to finally nail down the sermon series for the fall. You have too much to do to comb through […]
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 […]
The April Onsite Champion Certification Course was a success! We hosted representatives from Arizona, Illinois, Maryland, Michigan and locally here in Texas. We had a blast not only in the classroom, but also when we went to dinner together! This Champion Certification class built upon previous courses taken by adding real life scenarios, hands-on […]
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 […]
Our development team has been hard at work building momentum toward the launch of the latest enhancements to Fellowship One church management software. We can’t wait to unveil these in the coming months. Drumroll, please!
To tell this story, I need to introduce you to Nikelle Druck. She is currently serving as IT Director at Lives Changed By Christ (LCBC), a 13,000-member, 7-campus church located in southeast Pennsylvania, where she helps executives make informed ministry decisions by providing meaningful and actionable data analysis.
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 […]
Sharing reports is by far the most most often requested enhancement for reporting. Being able to define a report and pass it along to another member of your team gives our F1 Champions, or anyone else with reporting chops, the ability to help others leverage the value found in our very powerful, reporting tool.
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!