Picking the right technology for your church website

Use a web content management system (web CMS) rather than static HTML “Static HTML” is shorthand for the way people used to build websites in the 1990s. You would individually create web pages using a text editor or software such as Microsoft Frontpage or Adobe Dreamweaver. Then you would upload them to your web server. Web publishing…

Reformation Scotland

Reformation Scotland’s mission is to bring wisdom from great authors of the Second Reformation period (1638 to 1661) to the present-day church, unearthing their insights and republishing them in booklets, e-books, and blog posts. Despite their quality of content, Reformation Scotland garnered little online attention. Their existing website platform had many frustrating constraints—links refused to…

Committee on Home Mission and Church Extension

The Committee on Home Missions and Church Extension, or CHMCE for short, deals with the church planting work of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church (OPC). The CHMCE originally appeared online as a section of the opc.org page, but as the CHMCE grew, that arrangement became too confining. In order to keep information flowing freely, and to…

LigonDuncan.com

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Picking the right people to build your church website

A couple of days ago, I shared a quote which emphasizes the importance of people in making your church website an effective tool for outreach: Technology is not the hard part. For most ministries, spending less time on technology and more on people and processes will bring a better chance of success. So how do…

Does my church need a new church website?

Answering this question involves three things: Understanding the people to whom you are ministering . Reflecting on your mission and purpose. Diagnosing whether you have the right tools for the job. Step 1: Understand how people in your church and community use the web today To communicate efficiently and effectively to the people of your…

How to build a church website: a 30,000 foot view

It’s more than just technology How to build a church website is a great question. Doing so involves three components: technology, people, and processes. Technology, people, and processes form what Dave Bourgeois of Biola University calls “the digital ministry framework.” To build a church website which is a useful tool for outreach, you need to answer questions about…