BLOGS

Technology delivers more than one message

Posted by Sally Grantham on May 3, 2017 10:00:00 AM

This week, we welcome back Sally Grantham from partner ACS Technologies to the Vanco blog. Sally looks back on the Easter season and some uses for...

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Engage members with social media during the summer

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Apr 27, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Many churches — perhaps yours included — budget for the year based on church population, average total attendance and median giving per person per...

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Creating connection in today’s church

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Apr 20, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Since its earliest days, the American church has been a place where neighbors came together, growing a community through shared experiences and...

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The collateral beauty of change

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Apr 13, 2017 1:15:08 PM

I recently watched the Will Smith movie Collateral Beauty, which centers on his character, Howard, and his response to a terrible loss. The...

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In this community, generosity is a way of life

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Apr 6, 2017 12:50:00 PM

We’re living in an age of connectedness. Terms like sharing economy, peer-to-peer and crowdsource have leapt from concepts to accepted norms. From...

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Easter around the world

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Mar 23, 2017 3:16:27 PM

So much of the church’s celebration of Easter is based on common beliefs and similar rituals. But how people observe the holiday outside those...

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A practical perspective on giving

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Mar 16, 2017 2:46:23 PM

While the tide of giving to churches rises at Easter, we know that it typically ebbs afterward. Giving to churches continues to decline, and the...

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The importance of innovation in the church (part 2)

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Mar 9, 2017 2:00:00 PM

When it comes to managing change, thinking carefully about who and what it will impact is key. You may be integrating a new e-Giving solution,...

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The importance of innovation in the church (part I)

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Mar 2, 2017 3:14:40 PM

We are in an era when change is a constant, and the reasons for nurturing an active spirit of progress, whether we’re talking about technology,...

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Helping Easter visitors connect with your church

Posted by Jan Jasmin on Feb 23, 2017 3:44:15 PM

Easter is Christianity’s oldest and most important holiday, and for many churches, it’s a bit like the religious “Super Bowl” – full of...

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