Do you like the look or feel of your church websites?
- They are embarrassing.
- They are clumsy.
- They are hard to keep up to date.
- It was designed 10 years ago in HTML and uses expensive software.
What if you could fix that
- for free (do it yourself) or
- for a small fee and outsource a new setup and then upkeep yourself?
Expert Interview on Church Websites
I’ve arranged a conversation with the three experts I look to when it comes to my ministry website.
I knew absolutely nothing 2 years ago, and what you see here at EvangelismCoach.org I learned in under 30 days.
In fact, I understood things in under 2 weeks and I still run the entire website all by myself.
It’s really easy, the software is free, and the learning curve was short.
I don’t know a thing about graphic design or HTML or PHP (well, now I know very little).
If you can write, and hit a publish button, you can make an easy to use and keep current church website.
- Yvon Prehn of Effective Church Communications, who has lots of videos for the do it yourself type
- my personal guru, Neal Locke, who will do simple migrations or start-ups for you
- Paul Steinbrueck of OurChurch.com, who can do more complex websites and custom designs
Listen Now to Simple Church Websites that Work
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Here are the church website resources from our guests:
Paul Steinbrueck at OurChurch.Com:
OurChurch.Com – Comprehensive Web Solutions for Christians
OurChurch.Com web design, hosting, & marketing services: http://OurChurch.Com
Christian Web Trends Blog: http://blog.ourchurch.com
Church Website Tips page: http://blog.ourchurch.com/church-website-tips/
YouTube channel: www.YouTube.com/yvonprehn
my website: http://www.mrlocke.net
Affordable Church Websites
Here is one solution to turn your clumsy embarrassing church website into a awesome front porch for your visitors to come and see you before coming to see you.
Sure, you could do it free, but has anyone fixed your church website site in 10 years?
Clover Church Websites
Clover Website is one solution to a church website that works.
I subscribe to a email list of church administrators and this one has been highly recommended in that list. You can read those recommendations here.
We just switched to Clover Church Websites Sites last month. Our Youth Pastor maintains it and loves it. They even have a live person that answers the phone if there are any questions!
Definite limitations due to the fact that they’ve designed it for easy use by non-web designers but the benefits, in my opinion, far outweigh the limitations. We haven’t been backed into a corner by any of the limitations. Most have an easy work around.
Your church website should not embarrass you.
Look into Clover for your church website. This is an affiliate link which will benefit our ministry work in Latin America.
Cory Miller is another church web site design guy. He may be a good guy to invite to listen in and to ask questions during the Q and A time.