At Greenwood we have about 200 children come through our check-in system for children each Sunday. We are certainly not a small church, but also not a mega-church. The check-in system I’ll show today is pretty scaleable, so it would work in smaller churches too. I’m not sure about mega-church, but my guess is that… Read More


Today I’d like to share one application for using big data in a local church. This post will describe how I determine the Crowd, Connected, Core, Leadership layers (where do these terms come from?) of our church (Greenwood) with big data. You might notice that the software I’m using is Planning Center People. You can… Read More


One of the most helpful features that I’ve found in my church management software has been the Planning Center Workflow feature. This feature is located within the people app, and is accessible both from mobile devices and computers via an internet browser. What is a Planning Center Workflow? Basically a workflow within Planning Center allows… Read More