Websites have quickly become a powerful and necessary tool for the church. These days more people are finding churches through searching online, than searching through the phone book. However, even if you come up #1 in searches all the time, that won’t do you much good if your website looks out-of-date or just plain ugly. You need to make a good first impression for any potential visitors and your church website will serve as your digital ambassador to the world. The internet has grown leaps and bounds since its inception and continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Keeping up with those changes and maintaining a look with the latest and greatest features can be exceptionally difficult. This is where church website templates come in. Oftentimes, we hear the word “template” and think that this means low quality cookie cutter stuff. In actuality, many templates are out there that make even professional web designers have to do a triple-take to see if what they are looking at is truly a template or custom design work. Continue reading “30 Beautiful Church Website Templates for Ministry and Outreach” »
Today marks a huge leap forward in the world of church and ministry websites. Sharefaith’s already popular church websites just launched their new revolutionary Editor Pack. This awesome feature gives incredible time-saving, easy-to-use, front-end content and graphics editing capabilities right within the website. The Editor Pack comes at no additional charge. It’s free to all Sharefaith church website users and automatically included in your website control panel.
Good stuff happens to you when you get a Sharefaith church website. If you’ve not convinced that a Sharefaith website is for you, we’d like to suggest a few more upsides.
Today, fourteen-hundred churches have one of them. The fact is obvious: Sharefaith church websites are incredible. Here are five amazing benefits of a Sharefaith church website you may have never thought about. These reasons alone make it worth starting (or switching to) a Sharefaith church website.
We’re constantly trying to keep our church websites fresh, up-to-date, and powerful. We’ve just launched three compelling new designs. Check them out!
It’s easy not to think of your church website. A church website is kind of an out-there-floating-in-cyberspace thing. It’s not as obvious as five-foot weeds in the church lawn. Weeds are obvious. Rain dripping from the ceiling during Sunday worship is obvious. A big fat coffee stain in the lobby carpet is obvious. But a shoddy, nightmarish website? Not as obvious. It’s not staring you in the face every time you come to church.
The church is hip. Make no mistake. Gone are the days of black robes and wooden pews. With a younger generation paving the way with a technology-driven mindset, churches have embraced a more relevant way of reaching the masses.
The question is, “Does my church need a church website.” The simple answer is “Absolutely yes.” There, you don’t even need to read the rest of the article (unless you want to find out about the important Next Step). But just in case you’re one of those people that needs some explanation, I’m happy to provide it.
Let’s consider a tale of two churches, each with their own church website. For the sake of comparison, we’ll assume that each of these churches has a website with a decent design and a good web hosting company to back them up. Now, for the tale…
Continue reading “Ministry Websites Should Be Easy to Maintain” »