Though I still dabble to stay fresh, I’m somewhat retired, at least for now, from the business of full scale design of church websites. But when I was developing sites for clients of all sizes, I built 95% of my church websites on WordPress. According to WordPress’ own website:
And later this year, will be alive in the sense of a community of people gathering together to discover and deepen our relationship with Jesus. Someday, perhaps we’ll meet in some kind of building. But I’m far more concerned that we are actively and visibly present in the community to which God has called us to serve, being the church to northwest Arkansas.
When you’re building a church website, there are few principles more important than this one: think local. Most designers tend to build sites around organizational names or general keywords, but when you’re building a website for a church trying to reach a local community, you have to get inside that local culture as you design.