January 14, 2019

True confession: My greatest IT challenge is not keeping up with technology! It’s not budgeting the next upgrade! It is keeping my tone as warm and human as possible. And I think I may have a lot of company…. IT is Cool! In fact, cold might be more accurate! I often want to respond quickly…

January 11, 2019

For those making New Year’s resolutions to read the Bible more in 2019, YouVersion offers these tips on how to use the Bible App to do just that: TIP #1 -START SMALL. Give your initial goal an intentionally low threshold to increase your likelihood of succeeding. If you’ve never consistently read Scripture, try starting with…

January 7, 2019

An effective new member class is a gift. It provides front-end assimilation. It gets people involved in ministry. It moves them to groups and to wise stewardship. Let’s look at the six most common problems in new member classes so you can make adjustments. The class is not a priority. A membership class should be…

January 4, 2019

Here are 5 practical ways pastors can set goals in the New Year, with words of wisdom and encouragement from church leadership experts: #1 – PRAY “Always start here. Why would you not go to the Lord for His divine guidance? It is critical that you talk to God first, getting clear direction for the…

January 2, 2019

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. This year you have multiple options from within Financials to file the necessary year-end tax forms. Financials now supports the following methods to review and submit year-end tax forms from Accounts Payable and Payroll. Edit List – a quick view making sure your…