Employee Spotlight: JOE YORK

Today’s spotlight shines on Shelby Systems’ Education and Production/Media Manager: JOE YORK. Joe York is Shelby Systems’ longest tenured employee with almost three and a half decades of continual service. In the early days of Shelby (with only a handful of employees), everyone was required to be proficient at many tasks. For several years, Joe trained, […]

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4 WAYS TO WELCOME AND FOLLOW-UP WITH FIRST-TIME GUESTS

Today’s blog post is written by Scott Goodger, General Manager for one of our Ministry Brands partners. Welcoming and connecting first-time guests to church is essential if you want to grow your ministry. According to Pew Research Center, 79% of people said feeling welcomed played an important role in choosing a new place of worship. Creating […]

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U.S. CHURCH BACKGROUND CHECK TRENDS

Ministry Brands, the leading provider of church management software solutions, recently released data showing mainline Protestant and Evangelical churches are utilizing background checks at an increasing rate. Of the over 30,000 churches that have partnered with Protect My Ministry, a Ministry Brands company, background checks on church employees and volunteers have increased by 12% year-over-year. […]

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7 ONLINE GIVING FEATURES YOUR CHURCH ISN’T USING (BUT SHOULD BE)

Are you stuck in the same old routine when it comes to managing your online giving? It happens. Once you’ve found what works for getting daily tasks completed efficiently, you may never step outside your comfort zone. By not exploring the features available to you, you could be missing out. New developments are released often, […]

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Churches Conducting More Background Checks, But Offenders Still Slipping Through the Cracks

Josh Weis, Executive Vice President for Ministry Brands, and David Rogers, Senior Vice President of Marketing for Ministry Brands, contributed to this national news article currently trending at #1. Here is an excerpt from the news story: There are more than 750,000 registered sex offenders across the country and, medical professionals explain, faith and community […]

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