Articles

Can You Trust Your Leadership?

January 15, 2019

I received an interesting question this weekend that really was about whether one can trust their church’s leadership and, ultimately, the Lord. The ramifications go much further than the original question– even to church IT.

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GDPR and the Golden Rule

December 6, 2018

Since GDPR went into effect on May 25, 2018, I’ve been amazed at the number of questions folks are asking about it and the astonishing lack of information there is about it, especially as GDPR relates to churches and ministries.

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Church & Donor Management Software – ChMS

November 28, 2018

Solutions from church and donor management software providers keep improving in their ability to help churches and ministries fulfill their mission! Their features to track and communicate with people, their web and mobile device interfaces, and their powerful database tools make this category of software a big help and valuable asset for today’s ministries in reaching many with The Gospel and discipling them.

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Communication— IT’s Key to Success

August 21, 2018

How we communicate dramatically affects our success in every aspect of life! This is especially true in Information Technology (IT). The question becomes, then, How successful do you want to be?

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July – Improve System Security Month!

June 12, 2018

It’s July– a good month to improve your system security. You can get a 35% – 55% discount on KnowBe4!

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Identifying, Shaping, & Meeting Team IT Needs

April 13, 2018

© 2018 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from MinistryTech Magazine A church IT forum discussion came up recently that is worth thinking through. The original post asked for input on how to keep team members from connecting their personal devices to the password-protected staff WiFi. The discussion…

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March is IT-Be-Green Month!

February 28, 2018

© 2018 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from MinistryTech Magazine March is the month of St. Patrick’s Day, whose modern-day associated color is green. When we think ‘green’, we also think of doing things that are friendly to the environment. What are some quick tasks we can…

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February is IT ‘Love Your Team’ Month!

January 2, 2018

© 2018 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from MinistryTech Magazine February is the month we celebrate Valentine’s Day – you might say it is the Month of Love! How does that look in church and ministry IT? The IT Challenge IT is often perceived by those not…

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Five Things Worth Doing in January

December 12, 2017

© 2017 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from MinistryTech Magazine January, 2018! The start of a new year! New beginnings are part of the Christian life, and January is a great time to make certain a few IT items are ready for the New Year. Let’s focus…

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How Do I SPAM Thee…

September 22, 2017

In addition to what many think is a tasty lunchmeat, SPAM also refers to unsolicited email, and those emails are usually intended to do the recipient harm.

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