Tools + Software

For each of the sections below, we have listed the top resources that we recommend or that have been recommended to us to help planters, multipliers, site pastors, and those involved in leading and starting new works! Though we include these links as potential resources, we do not necessarily endorse the organizations, individuals, concepts, articles, etc. associated with the sites.

  • Administrative

    • NeedToMeet
      Schedule meetings and appointments with groups by simply sharing your availability
    • Doodle
      Freely and easily schedule meetings taking into account everyone’s schedule
    • Asana
      task and project management for teams
    • TechSoup
      technology for churches and nonprofits
    • Planning Center
      church management software
    • Capterra
      Visit this site to compare and contrast church management software
    • Secure Search
      Tiered background checks for volunteers and paperless authorization

     

    Facility

  • Design + Marketing

  • Postal Mail

    • Mailworks
      Mailing service, marketing consultation
    • Outreach
      Postcard mailing service, signage, and banners

     

    Email

    • MailChimp
      Free service for mass emails
    • Constant Contact
      Service for mass emails (works in conjunction with ACS management software as well)

     

    Website + Design

    Full Service

    • Bobolink Creative
      Helping churches use technology the right way for their website, email, and project management (branding available)
    • Artspeak Creative
      A creative agency that’s making an impact in the lives of those who need it most

    DIY

    • Squarespace
      all-in-one platform to build a beautiful online presence
    • Elegant Themes
      Drag & drop WordPress Toolkit for business owners

     

    Photos + Graphics

    • Lightstock
      faith-focused stock photos and videos
    • Unsplash
      free photos from a community of photographers
    • iStock
      royalty-free images, illustrations and videos
    • Envato
      creative assets and templates

     

    Video

     

     

    Sermon Helps

     

     

    Design Software

     

     

    Presentation Software