There are a number of ways you can create a church website. You can:
Several years ago when I first research church website providers the pool was small and the quality variable. However, as I have looked again more recently I discovered 29 church website providers offering both design and functionality that has come a long way in the last 5 years. The increase in options is a good thing - but how do you choose the provider for your church website? To help you, I have created a 40-point comparison of 16 church website providers using Airtable. It provides a side-by-side comparison of each provider and its:
Once you have clarity on what makes a church website great and have worked hard to understand your audience and their needs, you can use this comparison to help you choose the church website provider that best meets your needs (and budget).
You can access the table here (it will open in a new window) or view it below.
One of the benefits of providing this comparison in Airtable, is that you can easily filter and sort the results according to your requirements.
After researching church website providers and identifying the key criteria to compare, I contacted the 29 providers and invited them to complete a survey to confirm their details.
I'd like to thank each of these companies for their participation in this comparison, and recognise the great work they are doing serving churches around the world.
Each of these providers is included in the comparison and was a sent a link to double-check their details before this article was published.
While not included in the comparison, they are listed here to give you the full picture of available providers.
Of course, they are welcome to respond in future and the comparison will be updated accordingly. If a provider is missing, please add their details in the comments and they will be followed up.
There are some compelling statistics about how people use websites that should guide the design and content of our church websites today. Next week I will share with you 20 of these statistics, plus the implications for churches. Subscribe to receive this resource: