5 Practical Tips For Handling The Business-Side of Church 

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:50:00 AM Categories: Leadership

When you considered getting into ministry leadership, 501 (c) (3) paperwork, HR policies and financial reports probably weren't what you were thinking of.  You didn’t study accounting, HR or IT.  Yet, I’ve found that while these operational issues don’t get me up in the morning, they WILL keep me up at night. So here are a few tips to help you handle operational issues effectively.


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Security Update - Response to the POODLE vulnerability 

Monday, October 27, 2014 4:28:00 PM Categories: Ministry & Technology New Features
 We are committed to keeping your data and our servers secure.  Recently a vulnerability in the SSL 3.0 protocol was discovered that is commonly referred to as POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption). ... read more

How To Inspire Your Team in 5 Minutes 

Tuesday, October 21, 2014 7:50:00 AM Categories: Leadership

As a senior pastor I sometimes see tired looks on the faces of my team and feel like I need to inspire them. Ministry is hard and I don’t want my team to burn out, but frankly sometimes I’m hurting or tired and I don’t really have much inspiration to give. I’ve learned that inspiring my team doesn’t need to come from a well-written speech, a rousing slogan or my own well of emotional energy. Inspiration, instead, can come from questions…three kinds of questions to be precise.

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Making Church Database Management Easy As 1-2-3 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:50:00 AM Categories: Ministry & Technology

Since its inception in 2000, Churchteams has grown from a small group management system into a full-spectrum Church Management System (ChMS or CMS).  To better understand this transformation, here are some of the ways Churchteams has evolved over the years in making church database management easy for users.

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5 Tips For Breaking Up With Your Small Group 

Tuesday, October 7, 2014 7:50:00 AM Categories: Small Groups

Ever felt like you wanted to break up with your small group? Know it’s time to move on? Maybe your schedule changed. Maybe you added baseball practice on the same night as your small group. Maybe ______________ (fill in the blank). If it’s time to break up, here are some pointers.

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