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Have you ever wondered what the Apostle Paul might have looked like? There are no paintings or statues that we can observe today, but I think he may have looked a little like the man in the picture you see here. In my mind I picture a tough as nails man that lived life full throttle. After all Paul went from an individual who killed Christians for a living to arguably the most bold and influential Christian spokesman in history. His life changed instantly when he saw the blinding glory of Jesus Christ.

The other day a man passed away who had a lot in common with the Apostle Paul. His name was John Bramlett, and he loved to fight and drink and get into trouble. The world remembers him as “the meanest man in football,” a reputation that he richly deserved. His tenacity on and off the field landed him both a job in professional baseball and football and then quickly got him banned from both for life.

Then a funny thing happened. Two men visited John’s home and told him that even though he had done a lot of terrible things during his life that Jesus loved him and so did they. Like Paul, John Bramlett saw the blinding glory of Jesus Christ and as he liked to tell people “nothing has ever been the same.” Suddenly he started living for God with the same ferocity that he lived for the Devil before. He told every single person who would listen about the love of Jesus and spent the next 40 years in prisons and soup kitchens and conferences evangelizing the world for Christ. And like Paul he finished the race well.

We at Shelby Systems were fortunate enough to meet John Bramlett and conduct a short interview with him just before a movie was released about his remarkable life. Feel free to click the links below to see the interview, purchase a copy of the film, or read the story from the Commercial Appeal.

II Corinthians 5:17

Shelby Interview:
http://podcast.shelbysystems.com/2012/11/07/taming-the-bull-the-john-bramlett-story/

Purchase the DVD:
http://bramlett.org/

Commercial Appeal Story:
http://www.commercialappeal.com/sports/tigers/football/former-memphis-state-pro-football-star-john-bramlett-dies-at-age-73_68838620


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Allow us to share with you the next steps on our product road map along with viewing the features and benefits of using Shelby Arena, our browser-based church management software, and the new Shelby Financials, our browser-based fund accounting software. These products are for both PC and Mac users. See how it can help your members, future members, lay leaders, and staff connect to what’s going on in your church and with each other. Managing your people’s information just got easier with using Shelby Arena for group management, volunteer tracking, workflow management, serving areas, check-in, online event registration, online giving and much more!

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The following items plus much more are included in this latest release.

  • Our brand new Purchasing Management module complete with approval paths, external access and more.
  • Invoices can now be linked to purchase orders (including attachments),emails can be sent to the originator and approvers of the request, and purchase orders can be reprinted.
  • A new online portal has been released and can be used for AR payments, PO Requests, and for staff PR History and Time off Requests.
  • User logins can be added which allow external access only and do not count against your user license limit.
  • Added ‘Forgot Password?’ and ‘Forgot User Name?’ features to allow user to retrieve their login credentials.

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Fox 13 TV Chief Meteorologist Joey Sulipeck is known locally as the Bow Tie Weather Guy! He is a member of the National Weather Association and Mensa, and he’s the winner of two Mid-South Emmy Awards. But more importantly Joey is a thoughtful and caring Christian. Watch and learn as Joey tells us about the importance of a father figure in his life, how he sees God’s hand in meteorology and the weather, how he deals with antagonistic world views, his pet peeve during worship service, and how you can read his reflections on life with Joey Untied. Make sure you watch the end of the video to see Joey’s killer Elvis impression that will have you on your feet!

Shelby Podcast: Joey Sulipeck – The Bow Tie Weather Guy from Shelby Systems Media on Vimeo.


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Are you wanting to move to an online church management system? Whether you’re needing a Financial Package, Membership Package, or both; Shelby Systems has the solution for you.

 

Shelby Financials and Arena Standard Online were created with your church’s specific needs in mind. Your church software should serve you well so you can serve elsewhere. If flexibility is a major attribute you’re looking for, check out the overview videos below and learn about the products Shelby Systems has to offer.  


Shelby Financials Online Video

Shelby Financials Online Overview 2013 from Shelby Systems Media on Vimeo.

  • Complete Online Financial Package
  • Get only the functionality you need
  • 24/7 access from anywhere, any device
  • GL, AP, AR, Purchasing Management, Fixed Assets, Bank Account Management, and Payroll

 

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Arena Standard Online Video

 

Shelby Podcast: Introducing Arena Standard from Shelby Systems Media on Vimeo.

  • Complete Online Membership Package
  • Providing just the functionality you need
  • 24/7 access from anywhere, any device
  • Membership, Contributions, Groups, Email, Texting, Online Giving, and more

 

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Texting and walking is a modern day reality. You have probably seen the many YouTube videos of people walking into walls and poles because they are distracted by texting on their cell phones. People text and walk so often there is a good chance you might be one of the people from the YouTube footage.

 

Humans are creatures of high intelligence but we seem to only be able to focus on one thing at a time. So if we are texting then we are oblivious to our surroundings. There are a lot of dangers that can come from texting and walking. If you complete this practice on a busy street and try to jay walk in New Jersey you will be given a steep ticket. In London the city has added protective padding around the poles and sign posts on their streets in hopes of decreasing injury.

 

How can we fix this problem? If I received a ticket or fell off a pier while completing this action I might learn my lesson. Yet, the dilemma is how do we get people to change their actions before injury occurs? Creating awareness by word of mouth and YouTube footage has not seemed to slow people down at all. China has come up with a solution that just might help this world wide problem. China has walking lanes designated for both texters and non-texters. These lanes are similar to bike lanes or to put it simply they are divided sidewalks. These lines were painted to hopefully quarantine the text-walkers and keep everybody a bit further from harm.

 

Do you think this is a good idea? Do you think a texting lane would be helpful in your city?

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Allow us to share with you the next steps on our product road map along with viewing the features and benefits of using Shelby Arena, our browser-based church management software, and the new Shelby Financials, our browser-based fund accounting software. These products are for both PC and Mac users. See how it can help your members, future members, lay leaders, and staff connect to what’s going on in your church and with each other. Managing your people’s information just got easier with using Shelby Arena for group management, volunteer tracking, workflow management, serving areas, check-in, online event registration, online giving and much more! 

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