How Effectively Are We Ministering?

The bleeding out effect is simply what happens when those who are hurting, lost, or wounded (bleeding) come to the church seeking a solution to stop their bleeding. Those individuals never receive what they are seeking from the church and they seep out of the church through our gaps.

by Meredith Morris Jul 5
What to Tell the Pastor

Last week I was able to attend the annual conference for the Southern Baptist Denomination in New Orleans. I enjoy […]

by Marvin Owen Jun 28
Online Giving Implementation Sample Timeline

Most churches see a significant dip in giving over the summer months. Fortunately, many churches are discovering one major way to battle the summer giving slump: Offering your congregants online giving.

by Meredith Morris Jun 20
The Key to Keeping Church Volunteers

What can you do to keep your church volunteers coming back? The key to keeping your volunteers is having a strong, structured program that supports your church volunteers.

by Meredith Morris Jun 13
Customer Support: The people behind the scenes

Though the results we deliver are not delivered in a box with a bow, or even by courier, the impact is far-reaching and real. The gifts we were given are used and repackaged as gifts you can re-gift, again and again. Through means that your church body may not even realize, we deliver our impact on you, which then manifests itself into the most meaningful gifts of all – helping our fellow man when in need.

by Kenny Watts Jun 11
Impactful Ideas…

ACS Technologies recently held our 25th annual conference: Ideas to Impact 2012. It’s been an amazing journey from the 1st […]

by Steve Cumbia Jun 8
A Spark to Start

Last week was one of my favorite ones of the year – ACST Conference. I love the time to hear […]

by Sally Carringer Jun 6
A Busy Week at the 2012 Ideas to Impact Conference

Our meeting in Atlanta last week has to be the best conference ever – this year’s attendance of 850 clients was a record year. We were able to take more of our staff this year and when you include clients, staff, and exhibitors, there were 1000 people at the conference.

by Marvin Owen Jun 5
Start Packing Now

I am a planner.  I am not really a “fly by the seat of my pants” person.  So, with that […]

by Sally Carringer May 17
Check In Without Checking Out! | by #Impact12 speaker Bill Sanders

Thinking about implementing check-in at your church? This post, written by Ideas to Impact Conference speaker Bill Sanders, is a […]

by Meredith Morris May 14
Herding Cats: Why church structure?

Even Moses faced opposition when he came down from Mount Sinai with the Ten Commandments! Why do we think it’s so bad that we’ll face opposition – or even step on congregants’ toes – if we change the way we’re doing things?

by Meredith Morris May 9
3 Ways to Use Your Influence for Change | from #Impact12 speaker Nicole Unice

When you think of change—implementing something new, shifting something existing or removing something old—what do you feel? Do you get excited? Are you hesitant or scared? Here are a few ways to make change more effective in your community.

by Meredith Morris May 1