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Network with other church staffers (without going far)

Diana Query, the business administrator at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrels Inlet, S.C., has decades of experience that help her with her job. But she still sees big value in connecting with other locals who use the same church management software she uses. That’s why she decided to host an ACS Technologies User Group at her church.
“As a user, you look at the applications differently than you do in a situation where you’re selling it and providing customer service—and I’ve been on both sides,” she said.

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Maximizing church volunteers

Ask most busy church staffers and they’ll tell you: They wouldn’t last long without church volunteers. Linda McKeirnan has been with Mill Creek Community Church

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A Pastor’s Perspective on Reaching the Hard to Reach

I meet church leaders and planters all the time that say they have the same desire – reaching people far from God with the Good News of Jesus Christ. The reality is that I see very few follow through. The main reason seems to be that reaching really messy people sounds good and looks good on paper, but the reality of reaching them is something entirely different. I thought I would start this series of posts with an article about the realities of reaching the hard to reach.

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Steve Jobs 1955-2011

We are all reflecting on the sad news of the passing of Apple founder and visionary Steve Jobs.  Having been in the computer industry for

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Thanks for the UX

Today I was awakened by my iPhone playing music from a radio station 200 miles away. So far today, I’ve used my iPhone to interact

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Large-scale church events: 4 tips

“We’re always saying, the only way we get through is through God. He is our number one focus, we do it all for the glory of Him. Every time we meet, we pray, ‘God, point us to the right direction on how we’re supposed to do this.’ … God totally blesses what we do, and so we have to constantly turn to God and make sure that He is center-focused on everything we do.

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A more perfect union…

We recently started Netflix in our house.  One of the main reasons was  the upcoming arrival of a baby.  The irony with a new baby is

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