[CS-FSLUG] Church Management Software

pastor.george at nehemiah-center.org pastor.george at nehemiah-center.org
Mon Mar 24 20:37:40 CDT 2008

This would be a good solution

I mean I could install all that stuff and get it to work but its like can
most pastors actually do that or even have some one in the congregation
who can?  Remember the majority of churches do not have an IT dept nor
money in excess to pay some one to do it for them.


> Fred A. Miller wrote:
>> EnzoAeneas wrote:
>>> ChurchInfo seems to lack some extensibility and also requires a web
>>> server which we have, but remotely hosted. We do not currently have
>>> broadband access at the church, and while I could setup a local web
>>> server, all of our machines are not networked (yet).
>>> I also believe that a more desktop oriented solution would assuage many
>>> of the fears and concerns our pastor, secretary, and trustees have
>>> about
>>> moving away from their spreadsheets and quicken.
>> Agreed! A local solution that runs on just a local PC is what most need
>> and don't have in a Linux solution.
> What's the definition of "desktop oriented solution" or "local solution"?
> If someone writes a script to install apache, php, mysql and ChurchInfo
> onto your local Linux PC; would that be called a "local solution"?
> The install script for Simply Accounting 2008 (Windows software)
> installs MySQL; the appropriate service is auto-started everytime
> machine boots.  Does that mean it is no longer a "desktop solution"?
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