Guest Speakers – How To Maximize Their Impact

Guests speakers can be one of the best ways to draw in more visitors and even grow your church. However, you just have to know how to maximize their impact. Asking someone to speak during normal services without any prior marketing isn’t going to be as beneficial as you might think. By utilizing a few tools and tricks, you might just find your church packed and your guest speakers reaching a much wider audience than you thought possible. Build Anticipation Long Before They Speak When a company launches a new product or service, they don’t typically just wait until it’s …

9 Tips For Improving Your Church Website

Does it seem like your church website is a digital trampoline where visitors come and immediately bounce away? Maybe it’s just eerily quiet and no one’s finding your site. No matter what the problem, improving your church website means more visitors, long visits and even growth in the physical church. Despite some of these tips seeming simple, they’re powerful and highly effective at transforming your church’s website. 1. Add A New Visitors Page Where should new visitors go first? A lively church website is filled with information and resources and it can be a bit overwhelming to someone new. If …

Should Your Church Have Different Websites For Members And Non-Members

Should Your Church Have Different Websites For Members And Non-Members?

This might seem like a crazy question, especially when many churches don’t even have a website to begin with. However, consider how different the two audiences are. Your members come to your church’s site to interact with each other, check announcements and worship when they’re not able to attend. Non-members and the unchurched visit to get a sense of what your church is like and even to be a part of a community when they don’t have a home church at the moment. For this reason, some churches actually have two different websites. Community Just For Members In many cases, …

8 New Website Design Trends To Increase Engagement

8 New Website Design Trends To Increase Engagement

It’s not enough to just have a church website. It also has to be engaging to keep visitors coming back for more. While uploading great content helps, utilizing some of the most effective new website design trends also helps boost engagement. With the right combination of design and content, your church’s site not only appeals to your members, but helps to bring God’s word to people all over the world. 1. Irregular Grids While some sites already use this style, it’s becoming more popular among all types of sites. Think of the irregular grid design trend as Pinterest, but with …

Top 100 Best Church Websites of 2018

Top 100 Church Websites of 2018

Looking for some church website design inspiration? We have compiled a list in no particular order of the Top 100 Church Websites of 2018. Sit back and scroll through them all. Take a peek at why we chose each one for certain design features and elements. Your church website is the front door to your church and these 100 churches are knocking it out of the park! Our team at REACHRIGHT loves helping churches use their online presence to reach more people. If your team is looking for help, drop us a line and let’s start a conversation about your …

Why Your Church Needs An SSL Certificate

Why Your Church Needs An SSL Certificate

You encounter an SSL certificate every time you shop online on reputable sites. However, they’re not just for e-commerce sites. Your church should also have an SSL certificate if you want to build trust with your visitors. More and more, people expect every site they visit to have the recognizable lock in the address bar. While you don’t absolutely need one unless your members and visitors are inputting personal details, it’s a good idea to understand what SSL actually means and how it could benefit your site. What Are SSL Certificates? SSL stands for secure socket layer. In layman’s terms, …

Why A Tech Church Is A Growing Church

Why A Tech Church Is A Growing Church

When a church incorporates modern tech, such as a website and a mobile giving app, they may be referred to as a tech church. While it might seem like tech doesn’t have a place in church, the opposite is true. The true purpose should always be about faith, but add in tech elements helps to engage members, especially younger members. If your church is struggling to grow, maybe it’s time to make a few changes. After all, a tech church is a growing church. Stay In Contact Technology helps people stay in contact in ways you couldn’t have imagined 50 …

7 Top Sermon Streaming Companies For Churches

7 Top Sermon Streaming Companies For Churches

Sermon streaming companies help your church live stream your sermons to those who aren’t able to attend. There are numerous reasons to stream your sermons. For instance, elderly and sick members may not be physically able to attend. Out of town members may still want to attend Sunday services. Even non-members may love your sermons, even if they don’t become a member. Choosing the right company ensures you’re able to offer your sermons to anyone for whatever reason. That streaming sermon could be what helps someone to find God. 1. Church Streaming Church Streaming offers unlimited streaming services for $139 per …

The Ultimate Online Technology Strategy For Smaller Churches

Smaller churches are sometimes reluctant to embrace technology and take their churches online. However, having an online technology strategy helps boost member engagement and new church visitors. Odds are, at least part of your church family uses social media and mobile devices often. This means that part of your potential visitors are online too. Connect on a wider scale by getting your church online. It’s easier than you might think and the rewards are well worth the effort. Keep Consistent Branding One thing to always remember throughout your online technology strategy is to keep consistent branding. From having the same …

How The Internet Has Revolutionized The Way Churches Communicate

It’s undeniable that the Internet has changed the way churches communicate. Gone are the days of a few conversations after church, only to see members again during service hours or special appointments. Now, it’s easier than ever to send an inspirational message in a few clicks or ask for prayers from hundreds of miles away. The possibilities are seemingly endless. While it’s true that some believe the Internet has hurt churches, the digital world has actually opened up more lines of faith-based communication than ever before. Reach Members Any Time Your members come to church to worship together, but they …