Live streaming is alive and well for churches everywhere. Members are watching—and nonmembers are, too! How does your church’s live stream look?
Give it a boost with these quick tips. (more…)
By Douglas Estes
The first known online church was founded 35 years ago, in a time before live streaming and Instagram. In a sense, though, online church is really not new.
From the persecution of the early Church to the outbreak of the Black Death to the battlefields of World War I to the modern political climate in Iran, the dispersed people of God have faced countless situations requiring them to meet at a distance, by extension, or online. These situations are not our typical experience in the West, where we often perceive the Church as an institution rather than a gathering. [Read more…]
With so many churches holding services online, there’s a good chance that more people than ever are hearing the good news of Jesus Christ right now. In fact, we asked hundreds of churches about this year’s Easter attendance, and 34% of them saw as many—or more!—people than previous Easters. [Read more…]