I want to share an example of my church KPI dashboard today. This example is just a JPEG, so it will not dynamically update – we’ll talk more about that below. I’ll start with a picture of my church kpi dashboard, then get into the terms and specifics. This post fits into my series of… 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


I recently read an article published in 2014 that was probably ahead of its time, called Big Data and the 21st Century Church. In this article Michael D. Gutzler outlines – you guessed it – how Big Data can be used for good in the 21st century church. What is Big Data in a Church… Read More