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5 ways to put your church website to work

I wrote a post entitled ‘Does your church website serve it’s purpose‘, in which I stated that your church website shouldn’t just look good but it should help achieve your church goals, essentially your website should be working for your ministry. In this post I wanted to elaborate and provide five concrete ways you could (and […]

Get to Know Your Church Website Visitors

First and foremost seek the Lord in prayer Proverbs 3:5-6 New Living Translation (NLT) 5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. 6 Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. I believe we ought to live by this verse and it […]

4 Benefits of hiring a professional to build your church website

There are many reasons we launched SameVine, but it was primarily because we noticed that many churches still don’t have a website, and of the church websites that do exist many are poorly designed and developed. Of course there are some great church websites, but unfortunately this tends to be the exception rather than the […]

3 things to consider when choosing your church web address

Your web address is quite simply your address on the Internet Also known as a ‘domain name’ because it  refers to  the area of the Internet that you control, essentially  your domain on the web. There are two parts to your web address, the top-level-domain which is the end of your web address such as […]

What is Ministry Marketing?

For us ministry marketing is simply an extension of evangelism, it is about using new media to fulfil an old mandate – the great commission, outlined in Mark: “And then he told them, “Go into all the world and preach the Good News to everyone” – Mark 16:15. Never has it been easier to reach […]

Does your church website serve its purpose?

I have a question for you; Why does your church website exist – what is it that you want your website to bring to your ministry?  This is an important question to ask before you even begin working on your website, because your ‘why’ will always determine the ‘what’ of your website. In other words, […]

Introducing SameVine

First to introduce ourselves We are husband and wife team Michael and Katrina Douglas, we’ve been Christians since our teenage years and married since 2003. Michael has owned his own business and worked in the Internet industry for the past ten years as a Web Developer. His experience spans numerous sectors and ranges from micro […]