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September 21, 2017 contributions by

New SQL Report Recipe on Totals by Fund Report

This new report is a SQL recipe named Totals by Fund Payment Type. The purpose is to give you a breakdown of your online giving ...
September 13, 2017 Best practices by

The Harmful Technology Flaw That’s Holding Your Ministry Hostage

When it comes to church technology, there’s a metaphor that I like to use: “Fish don’t know that water is wet.” In the day-to-day hustle ...
September 13, 2017 Admin Feature by

AltName Search & Display Features

Chinese Alt Name example Last year we added two new Settings specifically to help our Chinese congregations that use Chinese characters in the AltName field on ...
September 11, 2017 Admin Feature by

Customizable Word Directories and the Return of the Jedi

Ok, just kidding about the Jedi. We actually returned the Picture Directory 4/page. You will find it under the cloud icon in the Directories section. ...
August 31, 2017 Client stories by

#RockportStrong

Hurricane Harvey brought the fury of a Category 4 storm to the Texas coast, slamming the cities of Corpus Christie, Rockport, and Port Aransas, among ...
August 7, 2017 new features by

Toggle Options – Sadly Overlooked

I’m always surprised when I find users that are not aware of, or have forgotten about, the toggles that are under the Welcome Header. This ...
August 1, 2017 new features by

New Online Registration ‘Find’ Feature

This is a totally cool new functionality! When a parent is registering a child online (without being logged in or using a Register Link) they ...
July 31, 2017 SQL Reports by

New SQL Recipe – User Roles Report

If you have ever wanted run a report for people in a specific Organization, or a Tag, or Search Builder results and see of all ...
July 26, 2017 attendance by

Sub-Group Filter for Recent Absents Report

This is a terrific new feature, especially for lay leaders. Before generating the Recent Absents Report for an organization, you can filter for a sub-group. ...
July 3, 2017 Uncategorized by

Replacement Code: FirstOrJoint

This new email replacement code can be used if you are emailing the Head of Household and would like the greeting to include the spouse’s ...
June 26, 2017 Uncategorized by

Recurring Gift Notice – New Options

We recently made a change to how these notices are generated in order to give you more choices regarding the look and available content for ...
June 21, 2017 new features by

Facebook Ads and your Online Registrations

Most churches nowadays have a Facebook page. Here is a great tip for making the most of Facebook when you have a special event coming up! ...
June 19, 2017 ideas by

The Party’s Over…

Whew! There is nothing like ‘VBS tired’. Whether you have 30, 300, or 3,000 in your Vacation Bible School, workers get tired…really tired. It is ...
June 12, 2017 Admin Feature by

Best Practices-Managing User Accounts

Every church has a certain amount of turnover, whether it is staff members, seasonal interns, or even lay leaders. So, the questions become these: What ...
June 1, 2017 new features by

Directories – New and Improved

We all know that Directory Assistance has changed dramatically through the years. Well, some of our directories (on the blue Toolbar) have changed, too. We did ...
May 30, 2017 Admin Feature by

New Options for Editing “Campus”

The default requirement for editing the Campus selection on someone’s people record is for the user to have Access and Edit roles. However, we have just ...
May 25, 2017 Admin Feature by

New Role for Finance Data Entry

Thanks to our friends at Rutgers Community Christian Church in New Jersey who sponsored this project, we now have a new user role available. It ...
May 23, 2017 Admin Feature by

New Optional Setting Affecting My Data Users

We have several clients that use TouchPoint for a ministry which is not a church per se. These would be considered para-church organizations. Therefore, there is no need ...
May 18, 2017 Admin Feature by

Master Pager List Report – SQL Recipe

You don’t use pagers? Keep reading, as you may have other uses for this new SQL recipe that uses Extra Values. This script was created for ...
May 16, 2017 Admin Feature by

All Digit Option for Check-In Security Labels

Some of you have asked about having a Check-In Security Label that prints only digits, instead of the default that is a 3-character code with ...

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