Why web-based church software?
Web-based software, commonly referred to as Software as a Service (SaaS) has distinct advantages over a locally hosted application.
With web-based church management software, there are no equipment requirements outside of your existing computers. Whether you’re using a PC or a Mac, all you need is access to the Internet. The software itself runs in your web browser. The Church Community Builder software supports most modern web browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Internet Explorer versions 8+. Locally hosted applications require you to either install the software on each individual computer or run it on a local server accessed through your network. SaaS allows you to access your software on demand.
On locally hosted applications, updates require installation on each computer and/or the server, adding to your support needs and decreasing the productivity of your technical staff. Church Community Builder regularly releases new features and functionality to improve your experience with our software. With web-based software, you get these updates automatically, without having to pay for, reinstall, or download the changes.
SaaS makes your software available from anywhere you can access the Internet. With Church Community Builder, we take web-based church management a step further by providing unlimited user access to your account. This moves the software out of the hands of the select few in the church office and into the hands of your people — your staff, volunteers, congregants, etc. With web-based software access distributed throughout your church, more people have the opportunity to engage with your church in a deep and meaningful way.