One of the better known athletes, Usain Bolt, the world’s fastest man and indisputably one of the great athletes of all time, won the Olympic 100-meter dash for an unprecedented third straight time on Sunday night
Frankly, my local church website was hacked 3 times after having that same website sit for years without attention. The result? Members weren’t able to pay tithes online for a limited time. Others saw images they weren’t supposed to see on a church website, and many others were redirected to make purchases of viagra.
We think that digitalization is critical for all ministries. We want to do our part to help churches ‘think digital’.
Honestly, my wife and I (mostly my wife) not only volunteer to help out at VBS each year, but we pretty much go ‘VBS shopping’ as well.
Chances are that a percentage of your bulletin readers are active on and subscribed to your Facebook page. Perhaps, a call or text blast is enough. Many of our crossmrkt.com clients are using text this way. Others, like RPC Adventist Church is using our pocketpew.com mobile app to add the pdfs there. Sligo SDA Church uses Issuu (https://issuu.com/sligochurch) to load up their bulletins. My church pastor sends out an email, and we, at times, post it on Facebook. Faithvox.com is working on this issue by first understanding what does an event mean and what can be included on your website
There’s no such thing as a perfect website, and so many pastors want to wait to get their site up because they want to include everything that’s happening at the church. While you want to be sure you have a great site, simplicity is good too, as long as you’re showing your visitors how unique your church is.
For some, this may be old news, but for most of us it is still relatively new (few months old). These apps present a great opportunity for churches to tap into, for absolutely free. If you are a church plant or you are engaged in city-to-city evangelism, then pay attention.
Be sure to check out today’s blog post on the necessity of an online ministry today: 4 Reasons Why an Online Ministry Is Necessary even in Light of Current Events
While I appreciate the good intentions of some of my ministry partners, totally abandoning or not adequately investing in your online strategy isn’t the right approach. Here’s why!
In this post, I explain how to make sure that Google ranks your site as mobile-friendly. I share a cool tool to evaluate the mobile-friendliness of your site and a few tips to help you improve the effectiveness of your sit