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build_small_groups_ministry January 13, 2017

How Your Church Can Build a Vibrant Small Groups Ministry

January 13, 2017

There’s a lot we can disagree about when it comes to church. We can argue about the Mega Church phenomenon. Things could get pretty heated when it comes to worship styles. We probably disagree about some of the finer points of theology and let’s just not discuss politics. One thing I think we can all […]

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3 Ways Church Leaders can Build Trust with Staff and Volunteers

January 12, 2017

We can all look back at the various jobs and volunteer experiences we’ve had and say, “That one was great!” and “That one was terrible!” Some organizations are really good at treating people well and drawing out their best and others are well, not so good. The question is: What’s the tangible difference? And more […]

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reaching_18_to_30_year_olds January 5, 2017

Attracting 18 – 30 Year Olds to Your Church

January 5, 2017

I like statistics and data. Why? Because they don’t lie. They aren’t like opinions or ideas, they just are. You can’t really argue with them. When I say I like statistics, I should be clear that I don’t always like what the statistics tell us. For example, when we look at the statistics of millennial […]

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contribution_statements_tips_tricks January 3, 2017

Complete Guide to Creating Great End of Year Giving Statements in Breeze

January 3, 2017

With the end of 2016 comes the need for many churches to send donors their contribution statements, showing them what they’ve given for the year. Breeze makes this task easy and we wanted to put together an article walking you through some common scenarios you might face. While you can read the whole article if […]

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improve_bible_teaching_preaching December 15, 2016

6 Strategies for Improving as a Biblical Communicator

December 15, 2016

Over the last two years, I’ve grown more as a biblical communicator than the previous ten. Why? More opportunities? Nope. A bigger stage? Nope. Practice? Nope. All of these are true but they aren’t the main reason I’ve grown. The real answer is coaching. In the summer of 2015, I was offered my first opportunity […]

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archive_people December 13, 2016

Archive Deceased and Inactive People

December 13, 2016

We’re excited to announce an easier, faster, and simpler way of archiving people. Archived people don’t show up on reports, directories, or communications, however they can still be referenced if needed. Here’s a quick video showing how this works:   Prior to this point, we advised churches to use our “Hide People” functionality in place […]

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turn_around_shrinking_church_decline_growth December 8, 2016

4 Ways We Turned Around Our Shrinking Church

December 8, 2016

Our church had experienced steady growth for over twenty years. Year after year attendance and giving grew respectably. Until it didn’t. Last fall, we faced decline for the first time ever. It was shocking. Attendance was down. Giving was down. It freaked us out. For us, steady growth had become an expectation and something we […]

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Breeze App for iPhone, iPad and Android

December 6, 2016

Today we’re ecstatic to announce the release of the Breeze App for both iOS and Android! The app can be downloaded from the App Store for iPhone/iPad and from Google Play for Android. Feel free to use the links below to grab the app for your device: For iPhone and iPad users, click the link […]

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managing_people_ministry December 1, 2016

5 Lessons I’ve Learned on Managing Church Workers

December 1, 2016

I’m not sure what your path to ministry has been, but I felt called into pastoral ministry as early as my teenage years. Based on this calling and the guidance of leaders in my life, I attended a Bible college in the Midwest and trained for ministry. Here’s a thought that never entered my mind […]

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printed_letters November 29, 2016

Generate Printed Letters

November 29, 2016

We’re excited to announce that printed, personalized letters can now be created through Breeze. Here’s a quick video (1 min 19 sec) showing how it works:   (For written instructions see our documentation on generating letters) As easy as digital communication like email and text is, many churches find that generating printed letters still has […]

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