Three steps to make your church website stand out on Google

Every church dreams of setting up a website that attracts loads of visitors. Follow these three steps to maximise your chances of appearing prominently in Google’s search results.

A man with a mission

Christian Steffensen has built a highly successful tech company that helps churches to flourish. Tim Gibson meets an entrepreneur with a difference.

Five ways your church can use technology to grow

Want to be a growing church? Here are five tech tips to help you achieve your objectives. If there’s one word that encapsulates the priorities of the vast majority of UK churches, it’s “growth”.

How to attract young people to your church

Every church wants to increase the number of young people in its congregation. Tim Gibson asks a range of experts how best to do it.

Grow Your Church Membership and Boost Attendance Through SMS Messaging

When you implement a church text messaging solution to communicate with new and existing parishioners, you are tapping into a powerful form of communication. New visitors to your church often want to learn how to become more involved, while active parishioners may want more ways to stay connected. When you use texting to reach your church members, you will also be able to reach your younger parishioners using their favorite medium of communication. Text messages are read quickly, as most people are constantly attached to their phone.

New Forms to help your church save time and connect with more people

At ChurchDesk we strive to make your jobs easier. An online form is an important tool for that but users reported that our old Forms were too complicated to use. So we set out to create a completely new version of our Forms to improve that.

Meet Katherine Bulaon: Stay on top form for a thriving church event

ChurchDesk’s new forms feature makes it easier than ever to organise events, as Katherine Bulaon from Jesus Voice of Hope church discovered while planning a Mother’s Day conference.

How to Create a Successful Church Event

Church are known for being vibrant communities who enjoy spending time together. Whether it be through silent prayer, concerts, community outreach or children’s sunday school you can often find congregations looking for groups where they can gather to spread God’s message. The question is whether your church is providing the events that your congregation desire? And are those events involving and engaging the congregation?

We are ChurchDesk: Meet Nana

At ChurchDesk we are proud to have such a hardworking team. We want you to see their brilliance too, so we will be giving you an introduction to some of our employees and an insight into what they do over following series of articles.

New feature: Reporting on messages

We recently introduced a great new feature in "Reporting" that allows you to understand the effect on all messages - both emails and text messages (SMS). Now you can see who opens, clicks or doesn't receive your messages. This is the first step to help you understand the impact of all the efforts you put into your communication. It also allows you to start experimenting and comparing what works and what does not.

The State of Volunteering in Churches Today: Dismal or Delightful?

Volunteers are an essential part of any church, and are fundamental to its success. But what is the current situation churches are facing in terms of their volunteers, and what does this say about the state of the church?

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