TECHNOLOGY Archives - Church Executive


When to choose a fund accounting solution

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Due to the nature of their work, churches are held to a high standard of accountability by internal and external stakeholders. Without a financial solution designed to comply with non-profit accounting standards, it can be challenging to demonstrate transparency and fiscal responsibility to constituents. While commercial accounting software can be configured to meet basic financial […]

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Why fundraising asks are essential to your organization of faith

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By Joe Garecht Many faith-based organizations worry about making fundraising asks. They think that because they have a religious mission, making direct asks of donors is somehow unethical or will damage their reputation. Other faith-based non-profits focus solely on making group asks from the pulpit, or through mass-communication mediums like direct mail or e-mail. These organizations avoid […]

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Absen debuts Acclaim LED Series at WFX 2017

Absen targets LCD applications with new Acclaim LED Series, launching at WFX 2017 Orlando, Florida, USA (Oct 5, 2017) — Absen Inc., a global leader in LED display solutions, announced today the U.S. launch of the company’s newest fixed indoor LED series called, Acclaim. Making its official debut at WFX Conference and Expo, the Acclaim Series […]

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Growing pains?

  As your church expands to multiple locations and campuses, your communications platforms should grow, too — particularly your phone system. Unfortunately, however, this is often an afterthought. Here, Keith Goodling, Chief Strategy Officer at Intulse, walks you through the process.   When multisite churches expand, do they typically reestablish their current phone system, or […]

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Step 1: Dream

Technology is often one of the biggest line items in your budget — but how do you know if the A/V system you’ve chosen is the right fit, both now and in the future? Tim Corder, part of the production and solutions team at Mankin Media Systems, explains the Mankin process for ensuring that your […]

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Does your technology actually help you minister better?

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On the Monday Morning Church podcast, I speak to executive pastors and church administrators about the monumental changes in technology over the last 15 years. It is amazing to hear how churches are using tools that few could have dreamed of earlier. Technology has allowed churches to scale their impact like never before. But the […]

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It’s time for churches to join the mobile boom

  By Jayson D. Bradley The writing’s on the wall, and churches need to pay close attention. Mobile devices are here to stay — and they’re changing the world. It’s time for your ministry to take them seriously. If you had an iPhone in 2007, you were the proud owner of both a luxury item […]

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Cloud-based, cost-effective church communications

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HOLD THE PHONE! For the most part, church leaders don’t think much about their phone systems. More often than not, phone service and Internet is bundled and rarely thought of again … until it falls short of what the church wants it to do. From an efficiency — and even ministry! — standpoint, it makes […]

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Using data to make better ministry decisions

Our goal with this discussion is to focus on the most relevant data points that can gauge the health of your ministry. Our panelists will also focus on how innovative churches are making their decisions through data — and the ways to enrich an empowered discipleship by leveraging technology. What are some of the most […]

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Church metrics powered by cloud technology

In this discussion, the panelists provide their definition of what a metric is, how to interpret it, and how it relates to ministry. They also provide Salmon Sims Thomas’s top 10 sustaining metrics for churches, as well as the benefits of cloud computing and their Intacct dashboards. Can you define metrics? How do they pertain […]

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