I wanted to make sure the site was database driven and fully extensible. Having quite a bit of experience with a content management system called Joomla it seemed logical to me to use the Joomla CMS to accomplish this goal.
I wanted everything to be simple for both the St John staff and our visitors. We are always tweaking our menus to make things easier to find and the overall site more intuitive and user friendly.
I also wanted to make sure our online media and study resources were easy to update, easy to navigate and full of information. I searched and tested many extensions. Finally, I found the one that had the most potential, Joomla Bible Study @ http://www.joomlabiblestudy.org .
This components is extremely useful and a little complex. Almost immediately I had questions. Pastor Tom Fuller, and Brent Cordis helped me with questions. To say their support was good is an understatement. These gentlemen really care about what they are doing and it shows in their work.
They offer this component and fantastic support at no cost. That's right folks, free. No catches, strings, no sitting through a timeshare presentation, no credit card needed. Just literally free, to help others spread the glory of Christ.
This component is a major focal point for our website and I wanted to take the time to share my thoughts and gratitude.