Churches are just learning that an aggressive private equity investment firm has bought up yet another church management software company. It grieves us to hear of the job layoffs and customer disruption that seem to follow when this happens. If you are among the nearly 50,000 churches, schools and organizations that rely on ACS Technologies… Continue Reading »
Whether you’re a church Pastor, directing a ministry, or simply a volunteer, you most likely don’t have too much time during your day to keep up with what’s being written or discussed around key ministry topics like developing discipleship, increasing participation or building stronger church community. But, that’s OK! Because every week, we’ll round up… Continue Reading »
Today we’ve got a great post from Danielle Harper, the director of the TreeHouse Kidz Team at RiverTree Christian Church. Looking for more great information about kids’ ministry? Danielle will also be joining us and leading breakout sessions at the Ideas to Impact Conference 2013. By now, you have your Children’s Ministry parents using the ACS Checkpoint system. Parents are not losing their… Continue Reading »
Check-in: Before Every week, the kids ministry staff at Calvary United Methodist Church in Normal, Il., run over two hundred children through a check-in process. In the past, the staff and volunteers used a bracelet system with codes that had been assigned to each child. The staff had to dig through a list of names and… Continue Reading »
Note: We respect the real leaders in ministry who are doing ministry day in and day out. Because of that, we like to bring you different voices with real ministry perspective to aid, challenge and inspire you. It’s not about what we think, it’s about helping you learn from your peers. And in that, we’ll… Continue Reading »
I can honestly say that our 2012 conference was one of the best yet. Some said it was the best! But what’s really exciting is that the 2013 is already shaping up to be a winner. First off, let’s just say this: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Enough said? But we’re also rounding up some very… Continue Reading »
That is what effective ministry really is: seeing the goals of the Kingdom delivered in any fashion that helps the needs of others. As a result, through our knowing and understanding the needs and goals of our client churches, we truly begin to help minister to their needs, and to the needs of its people.
Last week the PGA Championship was played in my home state of South Carolina. It was played on the beautiful Ocean Course at Kiawah Island. Now for wannabe golfers (like me) this was a big event for our state. All the top golfers, including Tiger and Phil, arrived for the tournament and I was lucky… Continue Reading »
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.