Tag Archives: church administration

When All Your Elder-Candidates “Just Say No”

If you’ve been through an elder selection process recently, I suspect you heard one word more than any other: “No.” Not from the existing elders. Not from the congregation. Not from the staff. No … the “no” you probably heard repeatedly came from elder-candidates who reasoned that “now, is not the time” for…

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Not Your Grandmother’s Database: Connecting Your Church Online

Carey Nieuwhof writes about 5 Disruptive Church Trends That Will Rule in 2016, mentioning several different ways churches use online communities. Back on the home front at Meadowbrook Church of Christ, we have launched our new fancy schmancy database/communication tool called Meadowbrook Connect. This replaced our well-intentioned, but often incompetent, database tool whose…

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