9 Ways to Start Preparing for VBS Now

While summer still feels so far away, spring is upon us, and that means it is time to begin planning […]

by Marvin Owen Apr 10
5 Steps to Breaking Bad Cell Phone Habits

How many times a day do you look at your phone? To check your email, see if you received a […]

by Marvin Owen Feb 8
New Member Classes: Starting off on the Right Foot

The process of getting a new member educated about your church, the theology and doctrine you adhere to, and how […]

by Marvin Owen Jan 24
Bringing the Gratitude of November into December

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 29
Encouraging a Habit of Reading

As church leaders who are required to speak, write, and lead our people with excellence, we know the importance of […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 16
What To Do When Things Don’t Go As Planned

We moved into a new house last fall.  We endured a cold and snowy winter, our first in many years, […]

by Marvin Owen Oct 24
The Powerful Gift of Encouragement

During the month of October, we take time to honor our pastors and the leadership in our churches. We look […]

by Marvin Owen Oct 1
5 Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy in the Mission Field

As church leaders, we often send our people to serve overseas.  It is a joy to send them and we […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 31
Gifts Leaders Have to Give – Support & Honesty

In this, part three of our four-part series on Gifts Leaders Have to Give, we turn to two more valuable […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 20
Anticipating Through Prayer Instead of Our Planner

If you have ever researched purchasing a planner you would find that there are many, many choices. We all seem […]

by Marvin Owen Aug 6
ACS Technologies Saints – 2016

As we approach All Saints Sunday, I want to take time to remember the ACS Technologies employees who are no […]

by Marvin Owen Nov 4
A Letter to our Clients: We Remain Dedicated to Serving You

Churches are just learning that an aggressive private equity investment firm has bought up yet another church management software company.  […]

by Marvin Owen Mar 18