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Building Modern Church Websites, Part 5: Thinking About Themes

Now that the basic settings for your website have been configured, it’s time to think about the look and feel of the website. Before You Start Before even starting to think about how the site should look, it’s a good … Continue reading

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Ports, DNS, Oh My!

This is an answer to a question I wrote for someone trying to get their web server configured. While this isn’t the next part in the Building Modern Church Websites series, it goes into a bit more detail on DNS, … Continue reading

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Building Modern Church Websites, Part 4: Starting with Settings

At this point, you should have your WordPress installed and running on your working web server. The next step is to log in, go to site administration, and then settings. Before starting to seriously begin building a website under wordpress, … Continue reading

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Building Modern Church Websites, Part 3: First Steps

And Asa begat Josaphat; and Josaphat begat Joram; and Joram begat Ozias; Matthew 1:8 (KJV) And the author was unable to think of a Bible verse related to this post. Suggestions welcome! A Note On Domains If your website does … Continue reading

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Building Modern Church Websites, Part 2: Firm Foundations

He is like a man building a house, who dug and went deep, and laid a foundation on the rock. When a flood arose, the stream broke against that house, and could not shake it, because it was founded on … Continue reading

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Building Modern Church Websites, Part 1: Introduction

After these things I looked, and behold, a great multitude, which no man could number, out of every nation and of all tribes, peoples, and languages, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, dressed in white robes, with palm … Continue reading

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Another reason to love Aardvark

If you don’t already use Aardvark, the worlds best question answering system, you should. Someone on the website will take the time to answer whatever fool question pops into your mind in the middle of the night when you just … Continue reading

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Video of Helen Keller and her teacher Anne Sullivan

The following is a repost from BoingBoing for those who might not have already read it: Wow! From Coilhouse: Helen Keller — inspiration to generations and inspiration for an entire genre of schoolyard humor — and her teacher and friend … Continue reading

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Strange political quotes…

“If somebody’s gonna stab me in the back, I want to be there.” “When you’re talking to me, keep your mouth shut.” “I hate to confuse myself with the facts.” “My knowledge is no match for his ignorance.” “The average … Continue reading

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OS X Scanning: The Saga Continues

As readers of Thursday’s posting may remember, I was attempting to scan documents using OS X. After getting the scanner set-up and installing the correct drivers, I purchased Read Iris. However, I didn’t have a serial number. This morning, my … Continue reading

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