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Updates for Existing Customers & Affiliates

If you haven’t seen the announcement yet, ChurchThemes has a new owner! Read more here. One of the most important things we want to ensure is that our existing customers are taken care of. This post is meant to address some of the biggest questions from existing customers on the acquisition and what it means…

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Under New Management

4 themes. 45,000+ downloads. 1,800+ paying customers. A countless number of websites for churches, ministries, and pastors. All those statistics sound great, but today marks the beginning of a fresh start for ChurchThemes. Along with a brand new website, we are excited to announce ChurchThemes has a new owner. My name is Chris Wallace and…

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How Much Should A Church Website Cost?

Cost is a serious issue for the stewards of God’s resources. Churches must carefully weigh the benefits of having a website and the amount of money they’ll spend to have it. Make sure your site is worth it. This article will give you a few practical pointers on what you should (and shouldn’t) be paying…

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Essential Parts for Building Your Own Website

Using the analogy of putting together a car can be helpful when thinking about building a website. In both cars and websites there are components that serve specific functions on different layers, and if all of them work together right, you can make something that will be sure to impress the chicks. Once you choose…

What Makes a Good WordPress Theme For Churches?

I’ve seen a lot of lists of “WordPress Themes for Churches,” and very few have been impressive. In fact, a major reason ChurchThemes exists is to fill this gap. I guess a great question we must ask is, “What makes a theme a ‘Church’ theme?” More Than Just a Picture of a Cross This should…

Don’t Miss Your Target Audience

A clear target for your church’s website is critical. For some people, the purpose of a church site is fuzzy; it’s just sorta hanging in space for anyone to see. If this is how you see your site, you’re missing out on a lot of visitors to your site and your church. If you don’t…

7 Ways to Engage Church Members Through Your Site

Your church’s website can be a powerful tool to help your members grow.  It is a 24-hour resource library that can connect with people no matter where they are.  It can make connections with people without you even being present.  How do you tap into this power?  Here are a few ideas… Pastor’s Blog This…

Essentials of a Powerful Church Website

It’s easy to describe a bad church website. It takes a bit more work to define the features of a good one. If you’re looking to make your church’s site powerful and engaging, here are a things you’ll need: Access to Important Information Make it easy for people to find what they are looking for.…

5 Features Your Church Site Doesn’t Need

A lot of what we do as Christians may look good to us but can be a real-put off for non-Christians. Here is a look at five features that we include in our websites whose impact can range from unnecessary to offensive to your visitors. There are a lot of ways a site can be…

The Real Front Door of Your Church

Church websites are the new front doors of the church. We’ve always believed that the Sunday morning worship service was the “front door,” the first experience every visitor had with our congregation. Because of this, each part of the service, from the greeting to the benediction told them something about who our church was. Now, the first…