Does church management software trump the Holy Spirit when it comes to loving people and fulfilling your calling as a church? Of course not! However, finding church management software that fits your church’s culture and equips your leaders can make a tremendous difference in your impact and growth potential.
People know you as the office expert, but you know the role goes much deeper. Success for you is about empowering your leaders with the data and administrative support they need to understand how people are being cared for and how God is moving in your ministry.
We all know the importance of aligning the suspension on your car. I have this checked no less than once a year. Failing to do so makes it more difficult to keep the car pointed where I want it to go. It also forces me to replace tires much sooner, costing me time and money. If it’s easy to understand the value of alignment for a car, why is it so often undervalued within our churches?
You want to be as prepared as possible when the time comes to make a decision about your next church management software. Whether you’re looking into a new church management software because you fully understand the value it can have in your ministry or because you’ve heard about the impact it can make, getting the decision right is critical.
Many churches don’t spend much time thinking about technology—unless it’s not working properly. Decisions about church technology are usually put off until something breaks or fails regularly. At that point, the decision about what to do next is often delegated to someone who understands tech lingo rather than someone who knows how technology actually needs to help people accomplish the mission of the church.