Getting Started Guide
1. Register on Godreports
a. On the homepage select “Register” then “Organization”
b. Enter your email.
c. Enter a user name and password
d. Enter the Name of the Organization, contact person’s name, and the address the organization uses for mailing purposes.
e. Countries we minister in. When a country is selected, your organization name will appear on the Country Profle Page for the selected country. Press control/shift to select multiple countries. If you minister in a restricted country and do not want to be identified with work in that country, do not select that country name.
g. Website. This adds your web address to your contact information.
h. Enter the letters in the above image. This is case sensitive.
j. Approve the Statement of Faith.
k. When finished, click “Save”.
- Create your Godreport page
a. Login with your user name and password.
b. Select “Create/Edit Godreport” on the upper right side of page.
c. On the left, select “About this Ministry”. A text box with formatting capabilities will appear. Describe your organization’s background, calling, and purpose. Type or cut/paste material into the text box. When finished, hit “save”.
d. On the left, select “Stories & Updates”. Describe ways God is working through your ministry in previous weeks or months. When finished, hit “save”.
e. Individual Ministries. This lists individuals who have registered on Godreports and indicated they are affiliated with your organization.
f. Projects. If you want to highlight a mission project, on the left select “Projects” and “Add New Project”
i. Add a title or name for your project. This title will appear on the Country Profile Page where the project is located.
ii. Next, provide a brief description of the project in one to three sentences. This will be accessible from the Country Profile Page.
iii. Provide a full description in one to three paragraphs of your project. This will also be accessible from the Country Profile Page.
iv. Download the pdf file “Godreports Project Summary”. Fill out this one-page form and return it to Godreports.
v. Choose your project album. If you have already created a photo album in “Photos” to attach to this project, select it now.
vi. Display on Country Profile Page. Check this box if you want your project to appear on a Country Profile Page.
vii. Choose Country. Choose the country where your project is located. The project will appear on that Country Profile Page.
viii. Do not display organization’s contact information on the page. Choose this box if your project is located in a restricted country and you do not want your organization to be identified with this project.
ix. Video. Attach a URL from YouTube, Vimeo, or God Tube to attach a video to your project.
x. Save your information when finished.
g. Changed Lives. In the text box, tell the story of someone personally touched by God through your ministry.
h. Prayer Requests. There are two text boxes that may be used. Prayer request for ministry relates to requests growing out of your ministry involvement. It may be a prayer for a local church or your team members or your ministry plans and purposes. Prayer request for country is broader in scope, and relates to the spiritual needs of the nation. Select a country, and the Prayer request for country will appear on that Country Profile Page. Save your prayer requests when finished. Note: you may also go directly to the Country Profile Page for other countries and add prayer requests for other countries on your heart.
i. Photos. First, enter a name for an album in the text box. Then select “Add New”. The first box below should list your album title. Click in that box where it says “No image”. Add a Photo Title and Caption for your photo. Browse to find a photo to attach from your computer. Click add, and the photo should appear below. More photos may be added to your album, and the order of the photos may be re-arranged using drag and drop. Click Save Order when finished.
j. Video. Copy and paste a URL from a video that has been posted to YouTube, Vimeo, or God Tube.
k. Account Info. Choose “edit” to change your registration information.