Posts in Category: Ministry & Technology

3 Challenges to Child Safety Every Church Faces 

Posted by Boyd Pelley Monday, September 12, 2016 2:03:00 PM Categories: Kids Ministry Ministry & Technology
The only thing worse than a child being hurt or abused by an older child or adult is that hurt or abuse happening in Church. This concern keeps those of us bent on child safety awake at night. There is no greater concern for safety in church... read more


Church management didn't use to be this way.
Posted by Boyd Pelley Tuesday, August 30, 2016 11:22:00 AM Categories: Leadership Ministry & Technology
Last week I visited with the Executive Pastor and IT director of a church about an hour from me. Over a decade ago they built a really useful software application to manage their church. It is especially good at automating follow-up of guests. We... read more

How to engage the under-engaged. 

Posted by Boyd Pelley Tuesday, August 23, 2016 11:37:00 AM Categories: Leadership Membership/Assimilation Ministry & Technology Tips 4 Clients
After I left Church staff, I took a break from the life of a highly engaged local ministry volunteer for awhile. I had given it 110% for years and was just plain worn out. We started to going to The Village Church, a big church here in Dallas. It... read more

How to care for over-engaged volunteers 

Posted by Boyd Pelley Tuesday, August 16, 2016 7:36:00 AM Categories: Leadership Ministry & Technology Tips 4 Clients
We are part of the Plano campus of Watermark Church here in Dallas. It was a Saturday morning in July, I was at our church for the second week of training on speaking. I had spent the week putting together a 10 minute talk using the structure we had ... read more

Pokemon Go: What Church Leaders Should Know 

Posted by Alan Danielson Tuesday, July 26, 2016 7:50:00 AM Categories: Leadership Ministry & Technology Mission
To say that Pokemon Go is a phenomenon is and understatement. I visited the App Institute's Pokemon Go real-time-status page and in the 3 minutes I watched, the Pokemon Go App made over $50,000 in revenue! Stretch those numbers out over a... read more
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