My primary job at my church (workplace) is assimilation. It is my job to make positive and comfortable environment for guests to take their next steps at the church and ultimately God. However, I need to have a good first impression. People, on average, make a decision of whether they like a church or not in 7 minutes and the rest of their time in church is them justifying their decision. It is clear that a good first impression is important at the physical location of the church, but in reality, that is not the true first impression of the church and any organization. The first impression the vast majority of people have of any church or business is the website. I'll be honest before I ever go to a location, I look at the website. Many times, if the website does not look professional, up to date, or is slow, I will turn away and not go to that business. I could spend an hour, sometimes hours searching through websites to find the perfect place. This is why at my church, we take our website seriously. Our assistant pastor spent what seemed like forever creating the website that we have today. It is a beautiful, up to date, modern, and professional website that is easy to navigate and is mobile friendly. Today, it is important to have a good website, especially one that is mobile friendly since everyone is always on their phones.
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