Making sure your WordPress server is TLS 1.2 compatible

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One of our churches is using Authorize.net for their online giving and they recently received this letter from Authorize.net – it seems that Paypal recently announced the same thing. As you may be aware, new PCI DSS requirements state that all payment systems must disable early TLS by 2018. Transport Layer Security (TLS), is a technology used to encrypt sensitive …

Pastor BJ Rutledge

Interview with Pastor BJ Rutledge of Grace Fellowship Church About Church Growth!

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Our guest is Pastor BJ Rutledge, a pastor at Grace Fellowship Church in Paradise, TX. Who knew that paradise was actually located in Texas? That’s awesome! Pastor BJ: Everybody wants to be in paradise, man! Patrick Steil: That’s right! Just a little introduction about Grace Fellowship and BJ. Grace Fellowship was started in 2003-2004 with about 10 core families. There …

Announcing: Kingdom Church Website Template

Brittney Lynn Church Website Design, Church Websites

One of my life goals is to impact 10,000 churches across the United States. My hope is that I can help them have a more inviting, welcoming website to help spread God’s love throughout every community. Churches have the opportunity to make a lasting impact on this earth, leading more people into The Kingdom, and I hope to help churches …

Live Video Review of Sun City UMC – 12pm CST on 4/19

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Hey guys, tomorrow (Tuesday, April 19, 2016) I will host a LIVE Facebook Video about our experience at Sun City United Methodist Church in Sun City, FL.  This church has been recognized by its annual conference as one of the top 15 churches in the conference for church growth! Come listen in on what we loved about worshipping with these …

Church Online Giving

Church Online Giving 2016 Update

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Here at ChurchBuzz, we’ve been paying attention to online giving in the church for years now. It’s important stuff because as the world continues to “go online,” the Church must adapt in order to “reach people where they are.” With that in mind, we thought we’d share our 2016 online giving update. The following is our most current thinking about …

Hales Corners Lutheran Church

Guest Post! First-Time Visitor at Hales Corners Lutheran Church by Brittney Lynn

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Hi everyone! My name is Brittney Lynn. I recently met Patrick through a local social media networking Meetup here in Dallas. I reached out to Patrick after hearing him mention that he owns a business helping churches build optimized websites. Working in the social media marketing industry, I was intrigued. We met for coffee and ended up talking about a …