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The Downside To Free Church Management Software

Have you ever come across “free” church management software?  Imagine that you downloaded a “free” ChMS (or CMS), now what?  How well does this type of solution help you manage your church? Effective church management using this kind of software requires three things: Understanding the limitations of the downloaded software. Being prepared to back it up. Having good security in …

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Church Database Management Made Easy with Churchteams.

Since being founded in the year 2000, Churchteams has grown from a small group management system to a full-spectrum Church Management System (ChMS or CMS).  Here are some of the ways our services have developed over the years to make church database management easy. Web-Based – Churchteams ChMS is accessible from any internet-ready device any where. From the beginning our …

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5 Church Management Functions Your Church Will Use Weekly

Most churches are using Church Management Software (ChMS or CMS).  Some ChMS packages are robust while others are lacking.  I’ve used ACS, FellowshipOne and Churchteams (this is the product our church now uses).  Whatever Church Management Software you use, here are 6 functions I find indispensable: Online Small Group Search – Our church focuses heavily on discipleship in small groups …

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Pros & Cons of Open Source Church Management Software

Church leaders are constantly looking for the best software to manage their church databases and communications. The question many face is whether to pay for a commercial church management software (ChMS or CMS) or to use open source software. The open source software movement kicked off in the 1980s and paved the way for operating systems like GNU/Linux and internet …

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Save Money on Church Management Software w/ ChurchTeams ChMS

Fellowship One -F1, Community Church Builder – CCB, People Driven Software – PDS, Church Windows – CW, and Logos CMS all have one thing in common!  What is that?  I have worked with each of these Church Management Software Solutions during the past quarter century as Lead Pastor of New Hope Community Church.  And one of the reasons we worked …

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How Does Our Church Get Started with “OUR” On-Line Community?

At Sunago we get this question every week!  I wish there was a simple clear-cut answer I could response with.  But here are a few observations to consider: Church communities do NOT compete with social networks such as Facebook or Twitter. Member demographics matter:  A church on-line community in itself will not provide the incentive for a non-internet user to …