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Official ChurchThemes 2014 Recap and 2015 Roadmap

It’s been half a year since we acquired ChurchThemes.net. It’s been an honor to get to know some of you and we look forward to continuing to serve you and make great products to advance your church community. ChurchThemes had a very interesting and exciting year. We’ve had a lot happen in 2014 and we wanted…

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A Church WordPress Theme Framework for the Modern Web

Since our acquisition of ChurchThemes in July, our team has been hard at work on a number of improvements to existing themes, many of which have already been released. We also recently launched our flagship theme, Uplifted, which starts at only $75. Since taking the helm, we realized there really is no simple starting point for churches looking…

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Rebranding and Relaunching ChurchThemes

Ever since taking over ChurchThemes a few short months ago, we’ve been hard at work on new themes, ideas, and a new direction for ChurchThemes.net. After some radio silence, long nights, and big decisions, we’ve finally made the first step towards our long-term goal of giving churches a better way to build and manage their website. Step 1:…

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Building a WordPress Theme for Pastors and Church Leaders

It’s only been a few short weeks since we announced some big changes here at ChurchThemes.net. And during that time we’ve been hard at work on several new themes. The newest of the bunch, code-named “Shepherd Pro”, is a magazine-style blog theme for pastors and leaders and we’re super excited to give you a sneak…

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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…