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President of Shining Light Technologies.

SLT Giving APIs

Shining Light Tech RESTful APIs return data in JSON format. /giving/list Returns list of giving records.  Login and giving authorization are required to use this API.  Giving authorization is achieved by adding the logged in user to the “Authorized for … Continue reading

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SLT Events APIs

Shining Light Tech RESTful APIs return data in JSON format. /events/list Returns list of events in array.  Login is required to use this API. Example: https://shininglighttech.com/events/list/?ClientID=1020&DateRangeStart=9/1/2015&DateRangeEnd=9/30/2015 EventID (optional) – Return specific event ClientID (optional) – ClientID for which to return … Continue reading

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SLT Core Database APIs

Shining Light Tech RESTful APIs return data in JSON format. /db/table/list Returns list of tables in database.  Login is required to use this API. Example: https://shininglighttech.com/db/table/list/ /db/table/contents Returns contents of a table in the database.  Login is required to use … Continue reading

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Fix Too Many Redirects Issue in Browser

In order to fix the “too many redirects” issue in browsers (Safari on mobile Apple devices in particular), make sure that cookies are enabled.

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SLT Outreach APIs

Shining Light Tech RESTful APIs return data in JSON format. /outreach/postals/list Returns list of postal codes, with descriptive information and population data.  Login is required to use this API. Example: https://shininglighttech.com/outreach/postals/list/?PostalCode=19030&Radius=5 PostalCode (optional) – PostalCode to list surrounding postal codes … Continue reading

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SLT Groups APIs

Shining Light Tech RESTful APIs return data in JSON format. /groups/list Returns list of groups in array, with GroupID and GroupName for each group.  Login is required to use this API. Example: https://shininglighttech.com/groups/list/?ExcludeCollection=Families&ListLeaders=1&PersonID=3 Collection (optional) – string indicating name of … Continue reading

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SLT Directory APIs

Shining Light Tech RESTful APIs return data in JSON format. /directory/list Returns list of people, or details for one person.  Login is required to use this API. Example: https://shininglighttech.com/directory/list/?MentorID=3&Sort=People.PostalCode IncludeAddress (optional) – set to 1 to return address for each … Continue reading

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MailChimp Integration

MailChimp is a free broadcast email service.  Shining Light Technologies provides basic broadcast email capabilities and integrates with MailChimp to provide advanced formatting options. To learn how to set up MailChimp integration with ShiningLightTechnologies, watch the tutorial video and then simply … Continue reading

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Free Project/Task Management Tool

After trying many project/task management tools and finding them all lacking, Shining Light Technologies recommends Asana as a tool to manage church ministry projects and tasks. Highlights include: Free for up to 15 users Stable and reliable Multiple workspaces to … Continue reading

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Outreach Component Overview

The upgraded Outreach Component tracks all of the contacts your church has with prospects, visitors, and new converts.  The door to door visitation capability is unparalleled among church management software programs on the market.  Set up your outreach team and … Continue reading

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