Cordova, TN-based Shelby Systems has been providing software to churches, parishes, denominational headquarters, independent ministries and development organizations since 1976
How one church (successfully) updated its technology and improved the worship experience.
By Nick Colleran and Jim DeGrandis The No. 1 cause of poor sound in a large space is inappropriate reverb time, or RT60 — the time it takes for sound to fully decay, 60 decibels down, from its initial impact. While a large, open hall might enhance a traditional choir and blend or average pitch, […]
Grace Church (Eden Prairie, MN)
How to manage privacy and social media risk for religious and non-profit entities
Fresh ideas for a tried-and-true connection tool
By RaeAnn slaybaugh When a church group travels within the United States, cell phone-based notification technology comes in handy in a variety of ways — for last-minute schedule changes, transportation issues, lost people, security concerns, safety announcements (weather threats and so on), and the coordination of daily events (meeting times and locations, important messages/instructions). What […]
Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Those two iconic phrases remind me of the rise of social media and mobile access.
By Mark Brooks The message of the Church is eternal and never needs changing! Yet, how we do Church must continually change. We’re living in the midst of a technological and communications revolution, and we must embrace it or be left behind. Here are some thoughts. We live in the 21st century, which is driven by […]
By Kelly Meeneghan As a decision-maker in your church, having full control over the website is critical. Website visitors place a large reliance on a positive online experience. More than anything, they want optimal reliability, functionality and attractiveness. To this end, our company recently conducted research among more than 1,300 U.S. consumers to gauge their […]