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.
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I am a planner. I am not really a “fly by the seat of my pants” person. So, with that I have a philosophy on packing. If I leave for a trip on Wednesday, I like to have everything in the suitcase by Monday night. I have had to start this process of pulling out… Continue Reading »
One increasingly popular use for Apple iPads is check-in. One advantage is that iPads are totally portable, plus they can be used for other purposes when not being used as a check-in station.
An e-mail newsletter is an efficient and environmentally friendly way to keep your congregants aware of your church’s activities without having to regularly visit a website or social media outlet. Even though it’s a great tool, your church’s newsletter probably involves a love/hate relationship. It keeps your congregants informed, so they love it, but you spend so much time preparing it that you hate it.
Data at our fingertips. It seems to be a consistent theme to our world. The closest thing to us is often not just our phones but for many of us it is our iPads. I love how I can literally manage so much of my life via this sort of data access. How great would… Continue Reading »
Sometimes you just need to get back to the basics. When you are dealing with your faith, this often means reading the Bible instead of ABOUT the Bible. I was recently trying to find a new devotional book. I felt like I had exhausted the recently published pieces from Beth Moore, Max Lucado, and some… Continue Reading »
I have a new obsession. I’ve always been a fan of flavored soft drinks. I know which restaurants in town can add a little shot of cherry in my drink. Then, a cut above that is the good shaved ice. It’s truly one of my favorite treats. There is something relatively new that I just… Continue Reading »
We all agree that keeping children safe is our number one goal as parents and as children’s ministry staff members, but it’s no secret their patience sometimes runs thin while waiting in line. Savannah Christian Church uses ACS Checkpoint as their child check-in solution – but what’s really exciting about checking in at Savannah Christian Church?
This month, Jamey McElveen, an R&D Programming Manager for ACS, shares some security tips to follow when using your smartphone. And if you’re on church staff, you’ll be interested in his second article on the updated ACS apps that have just been released.
Have you ever planted a small seedling and stayed around long enough to see it develop into a mature tree? When my four children were small we let them pick out “their” tree to plant. Unfortunately we have moved to a different home and now can only get a glimpse of “their” tree when we drive past… Continue Reading »