Note Taking that Works

Take notes effectively

Whether recording instructions or jotting seminar notes, whether using pen or PC, every assistant needs a system—an organized method of arranging information so it can be retrieved and used as needed. Most notes are, after all, taken not just for the sake of getting words on paper, but for the purpose of recording data or…

Make it OK for visitors to reject Jesus at Easter

It is natural for visitors at Easter to have questions--encourage them to find answers.

Before you consign this article to the category of “everybody gets saved in the end, no matter who or what they believe in” —be assured nothing could be further from my intention. I take very seriously the truth that if people do not have a saving relationship with Jesus Christ (and only Jesus Christ, no…

SEEING OLD THINGS IN NEW WAYS: Selling your ideas

Share your idea

“I have some ideas on how to increase office effectiveness, but am not sure how to get our office manager to consider them.” Pick one idea. Try looking at the situation from the office manager’s side of the desk. Anticipate as many possible reservations and concerns as you can. Formulate reasonable answers. If you hit…

Easter Resources: templates and ready-to-print PDFs

Easter Resources, ready-to-print

This is a FANTASTIC collection of editable MS Publisher Templates and Ready-to-Print communications  for Easter. The files include Easter related invitations, bulletin inserts, motivation for inviting friends, information booklets and Easter follow-up communications. The files can be printed as is or edited to make them more tailored to your church. Following is a short video…

Help please–your suggestions for a website calendar

One of the ECC Members sent this question about website calendars and I still haven’t found a really good one. PLEASE reply in the comment section with your ideas: My question today is with regard to a website calendar. We, too, had been using Timely but then had major, major problems with it….I really liked…