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.
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.
We have been examining one of the biggest developments in church technology today: how to bring your church online. This is our third post in this series, following Jay Kranda’s helpful videos regarding this issue as the basis. His analysis of church online really dovetails with my own experiences in helping churches develop online ministries. The first post presented […]
Our 2nd kid turned 2 yesterday. Yup, Benjamin was born on Valentine’s day in the back of our once functional Chevy Malibu, with God’s guiding angels and the Texas 911 operator. I am still surprised I did not faint (too many sitcoms?), but grateful it all worked out. The funny thing is that, despite […]