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WordPress 4.2.1 Critical Security Update


This is several days old but in case you missed it you should update your website now! WordPress 4.2.1 is now available. This is a critical security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. A few hours ago, the WordPress team was made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability, [...]

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Plugin – Easily Display Your Church’s Office Hours


Never assume visitor's to your website know your church's weekly office hour or where you posted them on your website. If you are looking for a nice plugin with several options for posting your hours, special services and other events in the sidebar of your WordPress website then you may want to look at Opening [...]

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Important: Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin Vulnerability


The WordPress plugin called Yoast WordPress SEO plugin has been revealed to have a vulnerability and if you run this plugin on your ministry website it's time to update the plugin now. Yoast is a very popular and it's very likely you might utilize this on one of your ministry's website. However, it appears from The Hacker [...]

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The Lack of WordPress Knowledge Affects Your Security


A lack of knowledge concerning WordPress security may be putting your site at risk according to a recent survey. The day has long passed when a ministry could post a simple website with a number of moving gif's on their front page. Today, ministry website is the heart of information. Yet... ...fewer than one-quarter of users have received extensive training in [...]

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Reftagger: Great Bible Verse WordPress Plugin


What ministry website doesn't have the need for a great easy to use Bible verse tagger? There have been many out there and over the span of time I've played around with several but really never settled onto one. I happened to be looking again and found Reftagger who have a very easy to install and [...]

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WordPress Plugin Vulnerability Could Affect Your Site


Vulnerabilities through plugins happens. Best practice is to make sure your Wordpress site is updated to the latest version and that includes the plugins you on your site. A new one was made public yesterday. If you are using WP-Slimstat you need to upgrade immediately. This particular plugin has been downloaded over 1.3 million times [...]

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Ministry Websites Using WordPress Need Protection


While breaking news reports major intrusions into websites it almost eludes us that church or ministry websites need more protection. Several reasons can be attributed for this. First we think there is nothing important that anyone would from our site. The second thought is that we really don't have an IT department. Over the last [...]

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Goodbye to Evernote Hello as Company Axes App


Evernote Hello was touted by CNN as a Contact List killer. It's no wonder. Having used the app shortly after the app came out it has been indispensable. The free app synced with my Evernote App and was by far the best of the business card apps I've tried. So it was with great disappointment [...]

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Fact-Checking That Sunday Sermon!


What's happening in the audience of congregations around America? According to Barna Research 70% of Christian Millennials are using their on their phone or other device to read the Scripture (you either have noticed or are one like me). In addition 38% of the same group is also fact-checking what faith leaders are saying. I believe that this [...]

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Scottsburg First Christian Church Seeks Youth Minister

Scottsburg First Christian Church (SFCC) is seeking an energetic and vibrant Christ-centered Youth Minister to join our team as we carry out our mission to “Reach Up, Reach In, and Reach Out” to our growing church and community for the cause of Christ. SFCC is a growing congregation of 500+ located in Scott County. The [...]

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