Email Is Not Your Life!

I was recently on a cross-country flight where I sat next to a woman with not one, but two Blackberry […]

by Meredith Morris Aug 11
Church volunteers have needs, too!

What’s one way you set out to assure that your church volunteers are connected and satisfied so they keep coming back?

by Meredith Morris Aug 9
How to: Keep Your Church Staff Happy

Just because there’s a shared mission in a church workplace doesn’t necessarily mean people are happy with their work. It takes effort to keep church staff engaged and satisfied.
We researched some strategies for keeping your church staff happy so we could share the tips with you.

by Marvin Owen Aug 5
Step Up Your Stewardship Program (even in a tough economy)

Two years ago, when I was a reporter for a daily newspaper, I was talking to a man who works as a financial adviser for a nonprofit agency. He had retired early and now worked as a volunteer, helping people get their financial house in order. He knew a lot about economics, and he cheerfully told me that the recession was over.
“But when will it feel like it’s over?” I asked.
Confidently, he told me that it would no longer feel like a recession by the end of summer 2010.
I’m still waiting.

by Meredith Morris Aug 3
A Lost Sheep?

This past Sunday I visited a church for worship.  I was out of town and my children were with me, […]

by Sally Carringer Aug 1
Customer Satisfaction is the New Marketing

While I have always known that customer satisfaction is important in any business, the longer I work in the church […]

by Marvin Owen Jul 19
Biometrics and the Church?

ACS Technologies has long been a leader in church software and solutions. The marriage of ministry and technology is one […]

by Meredith Morris Jul 14
NACBA Conference

I am heading to our nation’s capital for this weekend’s conference of the National Association of Church Business Administrators. The […]

by Marvin Owen Jun 30
Are You Stressed?

One of the challenges I have faced in ministry is the enduring battle with stress. Ever wonder why you see […]

by Meredith Morris Jun 28
Right Now a Little Help Would Help

I wish that babies came with a manual. Sure, there are tons of books out there. I love to read […]

by Sally Carringer Jun 27
Product Not Being Used As Designed

There is a new trend I have noticed recently. No, it’s not the maxi dress, it’s on Facebook. The new […]

by Sally Carringer Jun 22
Are You Allergic to Anything?

There are different stages in life. There are those officially defined by events – graduations, birthdays, weddings, etc.  Then, there […]

by Sally Carringer Jun 15