Heal Your Church WebSite

Teaching, rebuking, correcting & training in righteous web design.

March 31, 2008
by meandean

How to avoid high maintenance church website design

For what will it profit a man if his church website is the slickest in the Internet if he has to forfeit a month’s collections just to change the welcome message? If you haven’t guessed by the play on Matthew 16:26 (&/or Mark 8:36, &/or Luke 9:25), or the somewhat wordy “bad church web design poster #006,” the topic of today’s “sermonette” is website maintenance. Continue reading

March 27, 2008
by meandean
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3 column tableless layouts not so hard with the YUI CSS Grids Builder

Multiple column, table-less layouts using CSS isn’t so hard the CSS Grids Builder tool provided as part of the Yahoo! User Interface (YUI) library. Just enter the number of columns, the widths and positions, and presto – a very small XHTML footprint driven by some rather clever formatting wrapped-up into a nicely compressed cascading style sheets is your for the taking … free! Continue reading

March 20, 2008
by meandean

10 ways WordPress 2.5 will help you manage your church blog

Though still under development, the upcoming release of WordPress 2.5 is already receiving some very positive reviews. One in particular I’d like to share with you from a church-blogging perspective is entitled ’10 Things You Need to Know About WordPress 2.5′ by Aaron Brazell at TechSailor; who asserts that “this is a huge release.” Here are 10 reasons why I agree. Continue reading

March 19, 2008
by meandean
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Bible Jim – hiding His light under a virtual basket

It never ceases to amaze me how as a Body of individuals whom collectively and voluntarily ascribe just about every other aspect of our lives to a set of well-defined tenants and standards, that we are so hard-headed when it comes to the methods we use to present our online ministries along the same lines. Case in point: BibleJim.com. Continue reading