There seems to be this stigma that you shouldn’t deny a request by a pastor or director. Unfortunately, that’s not realistic. Remember the verse that says God is no respecter of persons? The same is true for us. We must treat ALL people with the same level of respect, kindness and love. No exceptions.
Monthly Archives: November 2011
Fisher Price makes a nativity set in its Little People collection. It’s great because of instead of it being a manger that your children can’t touch, it is made for them to play with. Since I have kicked off the season early, it has made an entrance. The other day I hear from the kitchen… Continue Reading »
The Research and Development Department (which I am a part of), stays quite busy designing, planning, coding, researching, testing, and writing all of the many updates to the many ACS Technologies products. Even if the floor might be a bit quiet at times, there is a lot going on! Yesterday, we all gathered for a… Continue Reading »
There was a time when it was popular to make your homepage some sort of quirky introduction with a “click to enter” button. This is a bad idea for a number of reasons. It dates your site, and it can be an indicator to search engines like Google that you don’t have good content on your website. And if search engines don’t like your website, they won’t share it with people in your area who are looking for a church!
With the passing of All Saints Sunday last weekend, I’d like to take time to remember the ACS Technologies employees that are no longer with us. This past year we lost two members of the ACS Team; Jim Wilmeth and Rev. Garvice Murphree. Jim was half of the “Wilmeth Training Duo” with Jeanette doing the training and Jim doing everything else… Continue Reading »
2011 is coming to a close, and we can see 2012 just around the corner. Before long, the television shows and magazines reviewing the top events and people of the year will be out. It seems now that I don’t write out the year on many things, with checks being few and far between and… Continue Reading »
Between July and December of 2010, QR codes usage increased a whopping 1200%, and in June 2011 alone, 14 million people scanned QR codes on their phones. Smart devices such as a smart phone, iPod Touch, and iPad can read QR codes. The device must have scanning (camera) capabilities, internet access, and an app called a QR reader, available through app stores. Most QR reader apps are free for download. With so many people using smart phones, most technology experts predict QR code usage will continue to increase.
Think of what can be done and needs to be done in the software for this time of year. Make your list and check it twice! Look through the Constant Contact holiday designs for any festive templates for special communications. Make sure your published calendars are up to date. Set up any special events that need to allow for sign ups. Create any special holiday funds for Online Giving.