CDM+ - CHURCH MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/rss.xml en Get It Together http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/get-it-together <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Get It Together</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/26" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Dean</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 02/15/2019 - 14:07</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A pastor stopped at our booth in the exhibit hall of a church convention this past summer and was studying the display that listed all that CDM+ does. After a few moments I asked him if I could answer any questions and he said, “I’m tired of having multiple software programs to manage our church information needs. We have one program for our membership records, another for children’s ministry, and another one for accounting.</p></div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/get-it-together" rel="tag" title="Get It Together" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Get It Together</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/get-it-together" rel="tag" title="Get It Together" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Get It Together</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 15 Feb 2019 18:07:32 +0000 Dean 626 at http://www.cdmplus.com What is the difference between an Update and an Upgrade? http://www.cdmplus.com/upgrading <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">What is the difference between an Update and an Upgrade?</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/21" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Terry Hatmaker</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 07/30/2018 - 10:39</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p><img alt="" data-entity-type="file" data-entity-uuid="7806f078-1c63-4a41-ab5f-10c9365dddea" src="/sites/www.cdmplus.com/files/inline-images/tim-gouw-68319-unsplash.jpg" /></p> <p>We all have received a notice that a software update or upgrade is available. These are inevitable in our online, technology-based society. They happen on our computers, tablets, phones, and TVs. But what is the difference between an update and an upgrade? </p></div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/upgrading" rel="tag" title="What is the difference between an Update and an Upgrade?" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about What is the difference between an Update and an Upgrade?</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/upgrading" rel="tag" title="What is the difference between an Update and an Upgrade?" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about What is the difference between an Update and an Upgrade?</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 30 Jul 2018 13:39:47 +0000 Terry Hatmaker 604 at http://www.cdmplus.com Why Update your Software? http://www.cdmplus.com/update <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Why Update your Software?</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/21" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Terry Hatmaker</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Fri, 07/06/2018 - 17:36</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item">Software updates happen when we least want them, but what do we do? Should we update? Should we wait? Why should we even consider updating? In this article, we will look at four reasons to update your software the next time.</div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/update" rel="tag" title="Why Update your Software?" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Why Update your Software?</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/update" rel="tag" title="Why Update your Software?" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Why Update your Software?</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Fri, 06 Jul 2018 20:36:23 +0000 Terry Hatmaker 593 at http://www.cdmplus.com The road to updating CDM+ http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/install-update <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The road to updating CDM+</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/1" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Alex Clay</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 06/26/2018 - 13:50</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item">You receive the message that an update is available for download. You click the button and let CDM+ and the database update. This gives you the new fixes and enhancements that will power your day. But what happens before that message? This article summarizes the process CDM+ uses for every release.</div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/install-update" rel="tag" title="The road to updating CDM+" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about The road to updating CDM+</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/install-update" rel="tag" title="The road to updating CDM+" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about The road to updating CDM+</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Tue, 26 Jun 2018 16:50:37 +0000 Alex Clay 592 at http://www.cdmplus.com VBS is about Connecting not Collecting http://www.cdmplus.com/vbs-connect <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">VBS is about Connecting not Collecting</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/21" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Terry Hatmaker</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 05/24/2018 - 12:43</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item">Vacation Bible School is one of the most important children's activities of the year. It is a great opportunity to connect with children from inside and outside of your church. In this post, we look at the importance of having a VBS information strategy.</div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/vbs-connect" rel="tag" title="VBS is about Connecting not Collecting" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about VBS is about Connecting not Collecting</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/vbs-connect" rel="tag" title="VBS is about Connecting not Collecting" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about VBS is about Connecting not Collecting</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 24 May 2018 15:43:00 +0000 Terry Hatmaker 588 at http://www.cdmplus.com Vacation Bible School Beginnings http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/VBS-2018 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Vacation Bible School Beginnings</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/21" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Terry Hatmaker</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 04/25/2018 - 17:20</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item">It's Vacation Bible School time again! Have you ever wondered the origins of VBS? In this article, we will look at the history of VBS from the mid-1800's to the 21st century.</div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/VBS-2018" rel="tag" title="Vacation Bible School Beginnings" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Vacation Bible School Beginnings</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/VBS-2018" rel="tag" title="Vacation Bible School Beginnings" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Vacation Bible School Beginnings</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 25 Apr 2018 20:20:23 +0000 Terry Hatmaker 584 at http://www.cdmplus.com Get Engaged! Free Webinars Scheduled http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/engage-webinars <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Get Engaged! Free Webinars Scheduled</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/26" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Dean</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Thu, 04/12/2018 - 09:48</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Engage, a powerful web-based tool from CDM+, gives your members access to their information, small groups, giving, and more! Two free webinars from CDM+ will teach you how to set up Engage and demonstrate how members create their Engage accounts.</p> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/engage-webinars" rel="tag" title="Get Engaged! Free Webinars Scheduled" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Get Engaged! Free Webinars Scheduled</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/engage-webinars" rel="tag" title="Get Engaged! Free Webinars Scheduled" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Get Engaged! Free Webinars Scheduled</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:48:11 +0000 Dean 579 at http://www.cdmplus.com Engage Enhancements Available http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/engage-enhancements <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Engage Enhancements Available</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/26" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Dean</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Wed, 02/28/2018 - 13:14</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogfield-image"> <div class="field field--name-field-image field--type-image field--label-inline"> <div class="field__label">Image</div> <div class="field__item"> <img src="/sites/www.cdmplus.com/files/styles/50_x_50/public/2018-02/members-portal-medium.png?itok=-XFS8Emi" width="50" height="37" alt="Engage Member Portal Icon" typeof="foaf:Image" class="image-style-_0-x-50" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>New enhancements to Engage make it easier than ever for members to give, update contact information, and register for events.</p> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/engage-enhancements" rel="tag" title="Engage Enhancements Available" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Engage Enhancements Available</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/engage-enhancements" rel="tag" title="Engage Enhancements Available" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Engage Enhancements Available</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Wed, 28 Feb 2018 17:14:32 +0000 Dean 577 at http://www.cdmplus.com Federal Tax Table Update http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/federal-tax-tables-2018 <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Federal Tax Table Update</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/26" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Dean</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:35</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The latest federal tax table changes are now available. CDM+ users on Premier Support or Payroll Support will receive these updates automatically the next time you generate payroll.</p> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/federal-tax-tables-2018" rel="tag" title="Federal Tax Table Update" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Federal Tax Table Update</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/federal-tax-tables-2018" rel="tag" title="Federal Tax Table Update" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Federal Tax Table Update</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 13:35:53 +0000 Dean 575 at http://www.cdmplus.com Presenting TNT for CDM+ http://www.cdmplus.com/blog/tnt-for-cdmplus <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Presenting TNT for CDM+</span> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><span lang="" about="/user/26" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Dean</span></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 01/21/2018 - 23:09</span> <div class="layout layout--onecol"> <div class="layout__region layout__region--content"> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-field-blocknodeblogbody"> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>We have added a new blog, Tips and Techniques (TNT), on the CDM+ Knowledge Base. On the blog, we will regularly add stories to demonstrate ways that you can take advantage of the features in your CDM+ program.</p> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/tnt-for-cdmplus" rel="tag" title="Presenting TNT for CDM+" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Presenting TNT for CDM+</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> <div class="block block-layout-builder block-extra-field-blocknodebloglinks"> <div class="node__links"> <ul class="links inline"><li class="node-readmore"><a href="/blog/tnt-for-cdmplus" rel="tag" title="Presenting TNT for CDM+" hreflang="en">Read more<span class="visually-hidden"> about Presenting TNT for CDM+</span></a></li></ul> </div> </div> </div> </div> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 03:09:19 +0000 Dean 574 at http://www.cdmplus.com