What Do Millennials Want From A Church Website

One of the best ways to attract more millennials to your church is to create a church website for millennials. You don’t need a second website, but cater your current one to appeal to millennials. Outside of bringing in younger members, you’ll also attract more people of all ages. Remember, millennials might be considered the digital generation, but the previous generations are the ones who created the Internet and social media. If your church website meets a millennial’s standards, it’ll appeal to everyone who likes staying online and playing on their phones. Complete Honesty In the age of fake news, …

15 Surprising Things Slowing Down Your Church’s Site

Your site’s performance is just as important as the content. If there are things slowing down your church’s site, visitors might not stick around long enough to view or read anything. The bad part is it can be something incredibly simple preventing your site from loading as fast as it should. Or, it may be a more complex issue. The main thing is to discover the problem and fix it as soon as possible. The faster your site loads and the fewer errors visitors encounter, the better your site will perform overall. Test Your Site Speed The first step is …

Top 11 Best Multisite Church Websites

The world is constantly changing. Churches are changing their approach all the time to reach their audience. One way that churches are pivoting is multiplying by having multiple locations all apart of the same family. This is commonly known as a multisite church and we are focusing on the connection they are able to make through the use of the multisite church website. They are taking something that is working and capitalizing on it. According to The Leadership Network, “The new official statistic is that there are more than 5,000 multisite churches in North America. That’s more than 5,000 different …

Major Church Trends To Consider In 2020

As 2020 approaches, it’s time to take a look at upcoming church trends. While some of these aren’t exactly new, they’re still holding strong and even growing in popularity. Some of the major church trends for 2020 might surprise you. Or, you may already have embraced some of these and be ahead of the curve. A few main things to keep in mind are your church may need to rethink the way you drive growth and how people want to communicate with you. Less Flash, More Personal Worship Has your church embraced all the flash and pizazz that’s supposed to …

Everything You Need To Know About Church Website Security

Having a successful church website takes work, but it’s well worth it to expand your reach. Part of the job is taking care of church website security. Sadly, it’s not quite as simple as figuring out what to blog about next or making sure your latest sermon uploads correctly. You also have to worry about cybercriminals causing trouble for your church and your site users. While there isn’t any way to 100% protect a website, you can take certain steps to prevent attacks and hacks. The harder it is to infiltrate your site, the safer you are. Understand Your Risks …

The Ultimate Quick Wins You Can Get For Your Church

Does it ever feel like your church is constantly working towards a goal, but never quite winning? It’s discouraging and one of the reasons churches fail at their goals. Breaking up goals into smaller tasks or portions allows you to take advantage of quick wins for your church. Getting those small victories gives you the confidence to keep going. Quick wins are everywhere. They’ll help you grow your church, increase engagement, build your online presence and much more. Challenge Volunteers Volunteers get bored. Only a handful of members ever volunteer. You have far more to accomplish than you have engaged …

16 Myths Keeping Churches From Creating An Online Presence

Creating an online presence isn’t nearly as difficult as it was 15 or 20 years ago. In fact, it’s easier than ever, yet many churches still don’t even have a basic website or social media presence. Why? Typically, it’s due to myths that make it seem impossible for any church that doesn’t have thousands of members to make it work. If you want to reach more people, stay in contact with your members and grow your church, it’s time to let these 16 myths go and dive into creating at least a small online presence for your church. 1. It …

The Worst Website Trends Of 2019 To Eliminate From Your Site

It’s easy to find everything you want to know about the latest web design trends. We even covered a few trends ourselves to help increase engagement. But what about those trends that seem great to begin with, but actually do more harm than good? If your church is using fading trends or going overboard with a trend, it could hurt your site. Take a look at your church website to see if you’re using any of the worst website trends of 2019. Hamburger Menus Everywhere This one is kind of controversial. Some people will never let go of the hamburger …

The Best Sources Of Free And Premium Church Graphics

Your church uses graphics for everything from sermon backgrounds to your social media posts, but searching for them takes forever. Not only do you have to find the perfect graphic, but you have to make sure you have license to use it. With numerous sources of premium and free church graphics, you have plenty of options to choose from. If you’re struggling to find the right graphics for any of your church needs, keep this list handy. From simple graphics to something custom made, there’s something for every church here. Using Church Graphics Before you download anything, check to ensure …

12 Simple Ways To Give Your Church Website A Modern Makeover

Unlike classic TV shows, a classic website isn’t nearly as endearing or engaging. In fact, it could easily turn visitors away. When it comes to church web design, modern is the way to go. Ideally, you need a church website makeover every few years. While you don’t have to get a completely new site, adding some fresh elements drastically changes the look and feel. This makes a great first impression and keeps visitors coming back. 1. Opt For Minimalism You’ve likely heard all about the minimalist trend when it comes to clearing away clutter in your home and life. The …