Bring-your-own-device polices


Key considerations for developing one at your own church


Should your ministry “friend” job candidates on facebook?


By Dan Watson Many employers know that the fastest way to learn about job applicants is to Google their names and see what pops up on social media sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter. While social media might be an excellent source of information, you should be aware of the legal and ethical issues […]


Church software trends & twists

Cordova, TN-based Shelby Systems has been providing software to churches, parishes, denominational headquarters, independent ministries and development organizations since 1976


Good Steward Awards 2013: Technology (Special Needs)

Grace Church (Eden Prairie, MN)



How to manage privacy and social media risk for religious and non-profit entities


Have phone, will travel


Fresh ideas for a tried-and-true connection tool


Think globally when it comes to notification technology

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 […]


2 reasons your church must be mobile


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.


Web Exclusive: Why the church must embrace the technological revolution

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 […]


The top 3 website flaws

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 […]