Since the coronavirus has prevented in-person church gatherings, many churches are thinking about how they should share their services online. The question pastors and church leaders are asking: is it better to live stream or to prerecord your sermon? (more…)
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It’s amazing how quickly we learn to adjust as circumstances swiftly change around us. The things we thought would be a hurdle for later (i.e., moving your church, Bible studies, and small groups online) are now a must-do. I am beyond grateful that technology helps us continue supporting our communities, even if it looks different than it used to.[Read more…]
Church attendance skyrockets at Easter and Christmas. Other times, it dips. And sometimes, it plummets—whether because of flu season, coronavirus, or summer vacations.
Of course, church isn’t about numbers. It’s about ministry. But you’ve got to keep the lights on so you can keep the doors open . . . and keep serving. Even if you’re not sticking to your regular Sunday schedule or are having church online, you’ve got to stick to a regular budget (more or less). [Read more…]
Are you trying to take your church online until the coronavirus passes? If so, one of the hardest parts is figuring out your sermon recording—and then how to share it. It can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.
These simple instructions can help you get up and running in time for Sunday. (If you have any trouble, our Church Support Center is open and ready to help.)[Read more…]
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This week, the State of Washington put gatherings of 250 or more on hold in three counties, and more states are probably following suit as cases of the coronavirus grow. Where does that leave churches? [Read more…]
With all the guests you’re expecting for Easter, you want to put your best foot forward—including in every detail of your Easter church service. Between church announcements, worship backgrounds, and sermon slides . . . that could take hours. [Read more…]
It’s easy to take Sundays for granted. For most of us, it’s church day. (I see you, Saturday night churchgoers.) But sometimes church day gets disrupted.
With the spread of the coronavirus (plus the flu and colds) in the United States as well as devastating tornadoes in Tennessee, many of us are left to wonder: How can we still do church if we can’t go to church?[Read more…]