WP for Church

Tuts & Tools for Churches that use WordPress

I've spent a long time experimenting as a WordPress crash test dummy. Basically, I'm a professional Googler and tinkerer that uses WordPress for Church to document my journey. Hopefully, the tools and tutorials on this site to save you a lot of time and probably a lot of frustration! 

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Review of Sermon Manager Pro

Sermon Manager Pro

This is ONLY an overview of the new plugin. What that means is I'm not going to really dive into...

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Why I No Longer Use Themeforest

For the past few years I have given a lot of business to the Envato community, namely the themes I purchase from Themeforest, which is...
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Tips to an Effective Homepage

What you have above the fold (the area of your website's home page that people see before scrolling) is THE most important area on your...
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Sermon Plugins are Mostly Crap

Sermon plugins are mostly crap. Yes, crap. There are a few free versions that you make work for a church, but being that the media section...
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Visual Composer as a Church Plugin

PLUGIN: Visual Composer   THEME IN VIDEO: Bridge Theme by QODE Visual Composer is without a doubt one of my favorite plugins, AND it is a...
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Grow Your Easter Attendance with a WordPress Landing Page

Are you leveraging your WordPress capabilities for huge opportunities like Easter? Easter in America is statistically the most attended Sunday of the entire year! It's when...
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Best Podcast Plugin for Churches

What's the point of having a podcast plugin or media page? The core of what we do as the church is to provide an avenue...
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Ever Wondered ‘What theme is this site using?’

With over 58% of websites using the WordPress platform its safe to say that a great many of the sites you visit are using it....
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Church Themes :: Bridge Takes Top Theme of 2014

Envato and the people at Themeforest just put out their Top 50 Themes for 2014 based on overall sales and one of our most recommended...
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Easily Update a Themeforest Theme

So, when you get themes from WordPress or MOJO and other theme developers, theme updates are relatively simple. You click appearance > themes and you...
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Church Themes – X Theme

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Church Themes :: Bridge

Recently I used the Bridge theme as my 'base template' for Impact Church in Miami, FL. It took some playing around with to get used...
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Three Tips for Your Church's Home Page

Your church site's home page is probably the single most important page on your site. You may say 'duh, isn't that true for every sit?'...

WP for Church's most Trusted Tools

Before digging in to the tools below I need to let you know that some of the links are affiliate links. Even though I receive a commission, I choose to share them here because they are helpful and I personally recommend them. I have spent enough time in my WP for Church journey to wade through the junk and share the best with you!