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3 Things Every Church Should Do to Keep Its Data More Secure

By Concordia Technology Solutions | Jan 8, 2024 12:00:00 PM

In the digital age, it can be overwhelming to hear about data breaches, compromised credit card information, and scams that seemingly run rampant. Unfortunately, churches are not immune to these threats. The good news, though, is that there are simple ways you can keep your church’s data more secure! The following tips are a great starting point for keeping your information secure. 

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Topics: Security

23 Finance Terms Every Pastor Should Know

By Concordia Technology Solutions | Jun 27, 2023 6:00:00 AM

The financial situation of congregations and nonprofit ministries is very important, though it is a topic that does not garner enough attention in leadership. Pastors need to be involved in financial leadership so they can help their churches be good stewards of God’s gifts. This blog is adapted from Dr. Jamison Hardy’s book Pastoral Leadership: Shepherding and Caring for God’s People.

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Topics: Finances

Maintaining Positive Attitudes among Ministry Staff

By Concordia Technology Solutions | Sep 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When I lived in the Pacific Northwest, one of my routines was to venture to Pike Place Fish Market in Seattle on Saturday mornings. Not only was it fun to pick out fresh fish for Saturday dinners, but the fish market employees also brought such joy and fun to the experience. They would literally toss trout and salmon through the air to each other, to customers, to anyone who would frolic in their game.

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Topics: Management

Top 100 Social Media Post Ideas for Churches

By Concordia Technology Solutions | Aug 10, 2017 12:00:00 AM

Do you ever feel like your church's social media accounts are stuck in a rut? Looking for new ways to inspire and engage your members online? Here are 100 of our top social media post ideas to help inform, encourage, and inspire your congregation.

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Topics: Social Media

Questions Every Church Website Should Answer

By Concordia Technology Solutions | Jul 25, 2017 9:30:00 AM

A good church website answers questions for visitors and members alike. This is instrumental in easily locating important information about your church. Below is a list of common questions every church website should answer. When creating a “What To Expect” page, here are some questions to keep in mind.

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9 Strategies for Building Your Church Website

By Concordia Technology Solutions | Jul 17, 2015 8:45:00 AM

Your website shares a common purpose with your church: to communicate the saving message of the Gospel and to encourage potential visitors to step inside your church doors.

We want to help you create the best church website you can that helps further the mission of your church. Some of the following strategies are easier to implement than others, but all of them can be done, regardless of technical skill levels. We hope this post will give you some new ideas for your church website and help you improve your existing website in ways you might not have considered before.

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51 Ideas to Make Your Church Office More Efficient

By Concordia Technology Solutions | Jul 17, 2015 7:45:00 AM

Working in a church office is unlike any other office setting. There are very real business needs, but the bottom line isn’t so much focused on dollars, but rather on the mission—to teach the Word of God. Yet, there are bills to be paid, data to be collected and analyzed, deadlines to meet, and reports to be reported.

We surveyed thousands of churches and asked how the work gets done, who does what, and what stumbling blocks halt productivity.

The following is a list of 51 ideas that pastors, office managers, secretaries, treasurers, and volunteers from churches of all sizes and denominations have implemented to make their work more efficient.

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Topics: Productivity