If you’re a technically-minded person (or you work with a technically-minded person) we’ve learned quite a bit about you. Our experience has shown us you care deeply about using technology to tell the story of your church.
That's why we've put together this helpful resource to focus ... Read More »
If you're in church communications, you're going to run into some difficulties.
As we talk to more and more church communicators, we've noticed specific problems areas arise time and again. See if you don't identify with some of the issues presented on this list. Read More »
One of the most oft-asked questions we get here at MonkDev is, "Is Ekklesia 360 built on WordPress or another open-source site?"
The quick answer is, "no." While there are a lot of fantastic open-source solutions available, churches must realize implementing one of them isn't necessarily free. Read More »
This is the second post in our “What Everyone Needs to Know About Building a Church Website”. Read the previous post here.
On a given day, Tom finds himself doing everything from onboarding new staff with phone, Internet, email, computer, etc., to updating computers with new software ... Read More »
Different people need different things out of your church's website.
While this is true at a user level, it's also true at a staff level. No matter who you have on your team, or where you fall in the chain of command, getting the church website up and running truly takes a village.
Last week we ... Read More »
I was at a conference not too long ago where the instructor talked about "Saddleback Sam." Sam is one of the most influential people at Saddleback Church. He's involved in many of the major decisions and is constantly on the minds of the leaders at Saddleback. Read More »
Executive Summary for State of the Church Online Report
Every church has different personas that make up the congregational body. Each of these personas—New Visitor, Return Visitor, Engaged Member, and Mature Disciple—all need different things from portions of the church ... Read More »
Every church has different personas that make up the congregational body. Each of these personas—New Visitor, Return Visitor, Engaged Member, and Mature Disciple—all need different things from portions of the church website. Read More »
Every church is made up of different groups (or personas) on any given Sunday.
Collectively, you may not be able to tell the difference between them. But these groups—new visitor, regular attender, committed member, and mature disciple—all use your website in profoundly different ... Read More »
If you wanted to predict the future of the web, how would you go about doing it? Further, what if you wanted to know how people accessed and utilized their church's website? Read More »