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When someone new sets foot in your church, what happens?
A greeter hands them a bulletin as they walk through the door, an usher helps them find their seats.
Maybe your regulars introduce themselves and strike up a conversation. Maybe they don’t.
This is where your screen comes in. It’s an anchor for regulars and a lifeline for newcomers. With the right slides, newcomers can wander into your church and feel like they’re exactly where they’re supposed to be.
Here are five things every church presentation needs to do. [Read more…]
You know the feeling when you get a perfect haircut? You walk a little taller, smile a little wider, and show it off with a selfie. A simple change like a new haircut can make all the difference in how you look and feel.
Your church website is unique and should have a custom look just like that custom haircut. It’s a funny comparison, but it’s important that the design and feel of your website reflect the uniqueness of your church.
Give your church website a fresh look by updating the design theme in a few simple steps. With customizable themes, your church website can look completely new. Change the menu, layout, color scheme, fonts, and more to fit your needs.
Your church website is the front door to your church. It’s the first thing people will check out before they decide to attend a service. But what you choose for your church website domain name will play a major part in whether visitors even find the door.
But before we dig into the details of why a custom domain name matters, let’s clarify what a custom domain name is.
Think of your website like your church building and your custom domain name like its address. When someone types the physical address of your church into Google, they will get a map and directions to its location. The same is true of a custom domain name. When someone types in your domain (firstchurchbellingham.com), there’s only one for servers to find and send people to—yours! [Read more…]
Church website security is important. If your church has a website, keeping your member’s data safe is now part of your digital ministry.
Don’t worry, it’s not as difficult as it seems. There’s one thing you need to score an A+ on the church website security exam, keep hackers away, and ensure your member’s data is safe.
You can have the perfect website, but if no one sees it, it’s all for naught. That’s why creating a church website SEO (search engine optimization) strategy that will help your website show up in Google (and other) search engines is absolutely, positively, worth-near-memorizing-this-post essential.
Fortunately, it isn’t a guessing game. There are clear, simple steps you can take to get your church website to show up in online searches.
A few weeks ago Faithlife hosted BibleTech, a two-day conference on the intersection of technology and Scripture in the Christian life.
As a co-host, I had the privilege of sitting in on at least half the talks. Topics ranged from the future of AI in Bible study to the enduring value of paper Bibles, and overall attendees were warm toward technology.
And yet there was an uneasiness in the air about it, too—fears about what technology might change, nostalgia for what’s already been lost, and concerns about whether the church will adapt technology responsibly.