Tag: middle governing bodies

  • Congregational Patterns are the Key for ERP

    Congregational Patterns are the Key for ERP

    Churches and middle governing bodies need to think of technology in the context of  “Enterprise Resource Planning” or better known as ERP. Once cost prohibitive for most churches and even some governing bodies, the technology landscape today is prime. With the advent of cloud-based technology, along with the emerging tools of the fourth industrial revolution, […]

  • THE e-CHURCH MODEL FOR THE 21ST CENTURY: A call for re-discipleship

    The church is a community of the Spirit giving witness of the Trinity to an alternative and hopeful future of a community of disciples. We must realize we live in the midst of profound social and cultural change driven by the fourth industrial revolution of digital technology and globalization. Churches of all types and denominations […]

  • Does your church have a distance problem?

    Physical distance is as much an issue for churches as it is for business. Think of “Extended Reality” (XR) and the role it could have in your church, your missional activities and creating discipleship. If you think about all the ways, we connect with our congregations, and when you look at the core, it is […]

  • Data is the new “Oil.​”

    This is a continuation from last week. IT has changed the world more so in the last five years that the previous twenty-five. We live in a world of an always-on, always-connected and that means the old communication models, the early church planting models, the church discipleship models are being disrupted daily. Congregations are expecting […]

  • Is your church subject to GDPR and you don’t know it?

    Many churches in the United States and dioceses are subject to the “General Data Protection Regulation” better known as GDPR if they meet specific criteria. The first question to ask is: “Does our congregation have members who are citizens or residents of any country in the European Union (EU)? The members can be short-timers, maybe they […]

  • Do you run out of fingers counting the number of unchurched or de-churched people you know?

    I am guessing you need to be an octopus with many tentacles to count the number of people you know probably.  Now, why is that? We must be open to INNOVATION and where it comes to play in our mission. For starters, stop thinking of innovation as something that is technology or something that only […]