May 2, 2018

This financial news is brought to you via the Alfred Johnson blog. We hope you find it useful. The upcoming Spring release contains several new features, one of which is the Phase 1 Ad Hoc Report tool. Our hosted financial users have been requesting a replacement for v.5 ShelbyQUERY for some time.  So, we have…


April 30, 2018

With the emergence of smart assistants like Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant, how can these AI platforms assist pastors and church tech staff with productivity? Smart assistants, devices, and speakers do have features that could help with church administrative planning and personal organization tasks like calendaring, as well as providing conferencing features for small meetings….

Marvelous Light

April 27, 2018

Ellie Holcomb will be leading us in praise and worship at this year’s International Shelby Conference in Memphis, TN. Here’s the story behind her hit song “Marvelous Light.” The single is drawn from a character in “The Wingfeather Saga.” The character is always trying to hide his past from people he loves. “There’s a scene…


April 25, 2018

Here is an overview of this webinar: Review Permissions/Security Functionality Navigation and Special Features Applications Overview General Ledger Accounts Payable Purchasing Management Bank Account Management Payroll Accounts Receivable Fixed Assets HQ Applications Please click the image (above) to watch this Ministry Development webinar.   Shelby Systems has decades of experience helping churches in all aspects of ministry, for assistance…


April 23, 2018

Nest, the connected home company acquired by Google for $3.2 Billion, now owns Dropcam. Apparently, Google sees value in people installing video streaming cameras in their homes. Is there an opportunity for such devices in our churches? Or are there dangers that should give us pause? What is Dropcam? The company sells a WiFi connected…