online giving

Online Giving Tips From the Pros

We “sat down” last Friday with two experts in the online processing space to discuss the current giving environment. During our conversation we asked them to provide any recommendations they felt were especially important for churches that wanted to be more successful with their online giving efforts right now. Our interviewees have many years of…

online giving

Crucial Giving Considerations in the Midst of Crisis

Over the past couple of weeks as we have talked with the many churches we serve, two primary questions have dominated our conversations. First, how can our staff and volunteers utilize technology to communicate, work, serve and minister effectively given the restrictions on our ability to be physically present? In additions to assisting individual churches…

serving in the storm

Serving in the Midst of the Storm

We are so excited to see the many churches who have stepped up in the last few weeks to transition to online services and a staff that works from home. You have continued the core functions of the church, including worship, teaching, prayer, and encouragement. You have let people know that the church can adapt and will…

Work from Home Tips

Enable’s Top Work-From-Home Tips

Are you new to working from home? Here are our top tips from Enable’s Work-From-Home pros.   1. Optimize Your Work Setting Create a dedicated work space. Defining the lines between your work space at home and your living space at home does wonders for helping you feel balanced and energized. It doesn’t have to…

Covid-19 Resources

Enable COVID-19 Resources: Quick Links

This is a one-stop-shop resource for all of the content we have written and compiled for you pertaining to COVID-19 and its effects on our work lives. Our goal is to provide a central location for best practices and tools to help you work remotely, collaborate with staff, leadership, members, and guests, and to help…

hospitality

Plan B Hospitality: When Traditional Methods Won’t Work

Sometimes things don’t go according to plan. As you well know, many traditional practices are roadblocked right now to protect public health. We are all working from contingency plans and many churches have had to shut their doors for services. So how do you provide hospitality, connection, and care for people when traditional methods won’t work? At Enable Ministry Partners we are working with churches all over the country as they make these…

child check-in

Why Children’s Check-in Matters

Children’s Check-in Matters to your Ministry (Yes, Yours!) Whether you are children’s ministry leader or not, if you work in a church that serves people with kids, then your church’s child check-in process has a tangible impact on your ministry. A well-developed children’s check-in process is critical to just about every ministry at your church, whether it’s Bible study, community groups, preschool…

church self care

Self Care: A Word from Pastor Gary Lindsay

April has gone, May is here, and as churches are coming out of the busy Easter season and looking ahead to all that summer brings it is important for staff members to remember to take care of themselves, too! It is easy to get caught up in all of the planning, preparation, and craziness that…