October 14, 2019

This financial news is brought to you by the Alfred Johnson blog. Dave Heston, a Shelby Financials Consultant, sent me a copy of his step-by-step guide for reconciling monthly bank statements. After reviewing the guide, I decided it belongs in the Best Practices section of my blog. You can download a copy here. Dave, thank you…

October 9, 2019

Here’s an excerpt from the new book: Becoming a Welcoming Church. Your church can become more welcoming regardless of how welcoming you may think it already is. Here are six simple adjustments that cost little to nothing that will have great results: Check the website – Your church’s website is its front door to guests….

October 7, 2019

Hi – my name is Mike Martin. I am one of the National Sales Consultants with Shelby Systems serving the southern United States. Recently I visited with a pastor in my territory, and he shared an amazing story with me that everyone should read. What happened to him could occur with anyone in a leadership…

October 2, 2019

Today’s blog post is written by Scott Goodger, General Manager for one of our Ministry Brands partners. QuickBooks is a marketing leader for small business finances. Churches often gravitate to this option because it’s recommended by other nonprofits. But because of most church’s unique financial management needs, QuickBooks is rarely the optimal choice. Researchers predict…

September 30, 2019

MinistryID is a single sign-on solution to connect the Shelby products churches use every day. It will give access to multiple applications using only one credential. This allows the same login for your giving platform, church management software, and other systems where you see the MinistryID icon. This one account (that’s consistent across multiple systems), will save your…