Email Scams Targeting Churches

Posts by Nick Nicholaou

Email Scams Targeting Churches

© 2019 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from XPastor.org There are two email scams occurring with increasing frequency. These scams hurt churches in two ways, by stealing finances and by breaking congregational trust. What are these scams? What can or should you do about them? What should…

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The Newest Technology Isn’t Always the Best Technology
Before your next tech purchase, use these three tips.

© 2019 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from ChurchLawandTax.com Years ago, my firm researched the current tech directions and strategies in play at the time and decided to buy what looked like a very promising technology platform. It meant our computer would cost a bit more than…

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Could Your Church Face an ADA Noncompliance Lawsuit for Its Website or App?
What to know about this rising trend in litigation.

© 2019 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved President, Ministry Business Services, Inc. Reprinted from ChurchLawandTax.com Our webhost recently brought to my attention a trend in lawsuits targeting websites and apps for their failures to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). Could your church or ministry face such a…

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How to Keep IT Staff in the Local Church!

© 2019 by Nick B. Nicholaou, all rights reserved Ministry Business Services, Inc. President Adopted from Church IT: Using Information Technology for the Mission of The Church Personnel salaries and benefits are usually the largest expense category for churches and ministries. Sometimes facilities is higher, but there’s no getting around the fact that salaries and…

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Can You Trust Your Leadership?

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

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

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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Identifying, Shaping, & Meeting Team IT Needs

© 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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