FIVE REASONS MORE CHURCHES ARE MOVING FROM VERTICAL GROWTH TO HORIZONTAL GROWTH

Shelby Systems supplies the software and financial tools needed to help ministries and organizations thrive. We currently serve 9,000 customers in more than 45 countries. To learn how Shelby can help your ministry to grow, please contact one of our Shelby Sales Consultants today.   One of the most dramatic trends in churches over the […]

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GROWING CHURCH MEMBERSHIP: FOUR VITAL STEPS

Growing church membership is a top priority for many faith communities. However, faith community leaders know all too well that becoming a member doesn’t always mean long-term commitment—or even active involvement in the faith community. Perhaps the answer to cultivating a more engaged congregation lies in focusing on more than just member counts. Rushing visitors […]

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Church Growth: Do’s and Don’ts

Here is a short list of some time-tested best practices (and actions to avoid) to help reach out to your community and achieve maximum growth for your ministry. DO’S: DO have clear, prominent, welcoming signage. DO strategically place greeters throughout your building, parking area and walkways. DO personally greet every visitor. DO make sure greeters […]

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3 Church Media YouTube Tips

When most people think of social media influence, they think of Facebook. But there’s another site out that’s also getting a lot of notice: YouTube. A church YouTube presence is essential. The Pew Research Center recently released the results of its latest survey on the use of the internet and social media among Americans — […]

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