March 20, 2019

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. The Shelby Financials Release 9.3.0 includes two of our most requested features and a significant upgrade to a denominational headquarters application. General Ledger’s Statement of Financial Position now has an option that will shorten the length of the report by only printing the current…

March 18, 2019

There’s no shortage of data in the world today. More data was created in the last two years than in the previous 5,000. In fact, 90% of the data we currently use was created in the last two years! For churches, the enormous amount of giving data is enough to make your head spin, but it’s still…

March 13, 2019

Today’s spotlight shines on Shelby Systems’ Giving Customer Success Specialist: Leeann Buttram. Leeann provides resources and support to help make Shelby’s online giving feature run as smoothly as possible. The Giving Implementation Guide, that Leeann helped to create, provides a mix of project management tools for planning, technical how-to’s for system set-up, and editable communication…

March 11, 2019

The oldest members of Gen Z are just entering college and the work force. The Wall Street Journal recently published an article about “the first generation that’s never known a world without smartphones and social media.” Who is Gen Z and what are the generation’s implications for the church? What the church needs to know…

March 8, 2019

It is with great sadness (and yet with great hope) that we inform you of the passing of long-time and much-loved Shelby family member, Bryan Lawton. Bryan moved from this life to the next on March 7, 2019. Bryan served Shelby customers faithfully for over 24 years. Many of you may have spoken with him…