There Are No Small Questions

After the big work of building your website is done, the questions that come up when you start using your website can seem small. But little questions can add up. And…Worship Times doesn’t think any of your questions are small or inconsequential. It’s why we built our video tutorial Learning Center and support ticket Support Center right into the Dashboard of our websites.

From questions like, “I forgot how to add a page?” to “How do I add pictures to my home page slider?” to “Can we change our theme?” or “What does our monthly membership fee pay for?” we are happy to answer your questions.

We would rather you ask a question you might think is small and silly, than for those questions to keep piling up, making your website a burden rather than a useful tool for your ministry.

Also, your “small” question may be a bigger deal than you think. Asking about what seems to be a tiny glitch could help uncover a larger problem. Members reporting small problems have led us to find and fix bugs quickly, before they became system-wide issues.

Your little questions can also lead you to a deeper understanding of how your website works, and using the tools Worship Times provides in new ways. We are always delighted when we can answer questions and our members say, “I learned something new today!”

And if something is just not working, or your website starts looking dated, please reach out. Don’t keep a frustration to yourself – we can help! If something isn’t working, or you need to do something new, or you just don’t like the color scheme anymore – ask us! We may have an easy answer, and if we need to do more research, we love diving deep into challenges as well. We want you to know you are not alone.

Our memberships exist so that Worship Times will continue to walk with you as partners in your digital ministry. You bring your message, and we bring the skills and experience to help you share that message. So, no question is too small. Ask us!

Summer Review: Time for a New Theme?


Fall in the United States typically comes with some standard themes – changing colors in the trees, cooler temperatures (in the Southern part of the U.S. it changes from unbearable heat to comfortable), and the standard school year begins. Even where there are no fall leaves or sweaters coming out of summer storage, new clothes and school supplies are purchased. Long after we are out of school, or perhaps our children are out of school, there is a feeling of longing for new things, a new look, perhaps.

Just as spring brings an urge to clean out our closets and dust the corners we only get at rarely, in the fall we are often seeking out new things, new projects. And as you are reviewing your website, you may want a new look for that as well.

There are lots of ways you can give your website a makeover. We’ve talked about cleaning up old information, replacing old pictures and making sure your website is organized in a way that is inviting and makes sense to visitors. With many website platforms and themes, you have the opportunity to move elements around on the home page and other pages in the site, to change fonts and heading sizes, all of which can update the look and feel of your site. But, what about changing the theme altogether?

With many platforms, this may be as easy as clicking a button, then making sure to adjust for different element areas and sizes. With some platforms, it may require actually moving content. You may need to pay an additional fee for a change or upgrade. If you are planning to simply change the look of your website with the same website provider or platform, you should check to see what that will require.

The Benefit of Worship Times Membership

If you are a Worship Times member, changing themes is simple. First, take a new look at our Divine Designs page – we regularly update our theme options to keep them fresh and up-to-date. Once you choose one or a few themes, use a support ticket to connect with Worship Times, and we will connect with you about updating your theme.


You can update your Worship Times theme at any time, and make any adjustments needed yourself. However, most of our members are, understandably, a little squeamish about making those updates on their own. The good news is that with your Worship Times membership comes the option for Worship Times to do a theme update for you up to once a year. Many of our members forget that option, but it is a great benefit of working with Worship Times.

Many ministries update their websites as they are doing discernment about the future. They may start with a theme that is perfect your current mission and community, and as they evolve they find it no longer fits. If you find that your theme no longer fits your identity, we’re happy to help figure out which theme is a better fit at this point, and help make that update.

Never be afraid to ask us about a new theme. It doesn’t hurt our feelings when people want a new look for their site, and our intention is that your website doesn’t get stale. The industry standard for a particular look for a website is around three years. If you get to that point with your particular theme, we’ll start nudging you to look at an update, anyway.

So, as you do your website reviews, keep the overall look in mind as well as the structure and content. And let us know if you are ready for an update!