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Microsoft Teams: Narrowing Your Search

Microsoft Teams represents a comprehensive suite of collaboration and document management tools that enable ministry and assist church staff teams to work effectively. Teams is a flexible application that allows churches to assign staff to multiple teams and projects and work effectively with documents, reports, and other data. Because staff are often assigned to multiple…

Coping with Annoying Printer Problems

Coping with Annoying Printer Problems

After 22 years of providing technology services and consulting to churches, Enable Ministry Partners team members know only too well that annoying printer problems can be a major headache and source of frustration for church staff. Not only do balky printers disrupt workflow and productivity, but they can also pose a significant drain on resources…

Recharged and Unplugged

Recharge and Unplug

To the overworked worship pastor, exhausted preacher, and the ministry assistant up to her eyebrows in check-in sheets, this is for you.    After spending the past three years in a full-time ministry position, I am aware of the amount of effort it takes to keep a well-oiled ministry department running effectively. Most of us know that…

3 Easy Fixes for Common Computer Issues

3 Easy Fixes for Common Computer Issues

During a recent conversation with some of our Enable staff, we discussed three common, nagging computer issues that church staff struggle with regularly.   While relatively minor, these issues often cause frustrations and delays that are easily avoided. Below, we provide some quick, simple, and practical ways to help fix these common problems that may…

IT vs legal

IT vs. Legal: Where to Draw the Line?

Because technology and the IT department are so intimately integrated into so many areas of a church’s operations, there is often a question of where the responsibility for particular policies or recommendations falls. Some believe that IT should drive specific policies because those policies are so closely intertwined with, and enabled by, technology solutions. Others…