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Launch Your Church Website with WordPress

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. I'm so passionate about it, I built a website called Wordpress for Ministry (which I've since sold). According to Wordpress' own website: WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that …

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Check Out the Midnight WordPress Theme

If you're into building church websites or blogs with Wordpress (like I am), and you're pretty handy with customizing Wordpress themes, you may want to check out the newest premium Wordpress theme from StudioPress: Midnight Theme. Here's a screenshot... Before you buy it, do understand that I think the "simplicity" of premium theme frameworks is often overstated. I always feel bad when people buy a theme I recommend and then struggle to customize it. It is best to …

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Grace Hills Church Is Alive On the Web

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. GraceHillsChurch.com is now live, and will be tweaked, expanded, and redesigned many times over in the months and …

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Building a Church Website? Think Local.

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. …

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