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Streaming live church services is key in digital ministry today. But will this continue to be future of digital communities and online church platforms?
Churches face challenges when streaming live services on online platforms Choosing the best church streaming service can help overcome these challenges.
Top church presentation software options 2023: Guide to key features & top software options to consider: ProPresenter, EasyWorship, MediaShout, Proclaim.
Altar Live is a digital church platform that enables personal touch, ongoing engagement, and follow-up. Here's how it's transformed online church services:
The online church software you use impacts how you engage with your virtual church. Here's a summary of the best software for church services for 2023...
From zoom church service to live stream ministry, digital church is now a reality. But is it real church? Why learn how to start a church online?
When most online churches took the scene, it was out of necessity or an option. Now, the online church is becoming a new form of community expression. It’s not just an option anymore, it’s a new way to start a community.
We often talk to churches that use Altar Live to learn about how they increase their engagement and invest in their online community.This week we had the chance to interview La-Neka Brown, Tech Lead for The Mount’s online campus.
Finding the best live stream platform for your online church service can be tricky. Here are the top church live stream platforms of 2023 to consider:
This Easter season, why not take this opportunity to offer your community a new way to engage with your church online? Whether it be a virtual station of the cross or a Good Friday service, Altar Live is the perfect place to keep your congregation engaged, connected, and active. Check out our free downloadable Altar Live Easter guide
When meeting with pastors and church leaders, the question we hear the most is: “We really love Altar Live, but what does it take to launch an online campus?” Building any community can be daunting especially if there aren’t any set guidelines to follow.
This is the question that has sparked conversation and debate throughout the church world. While this is not a new topic of discussion, the internet is abuzz with discourse. In 2020, online church went from being a novelty to a necessity. Digital services were no longer merely an option, they were the answer.
Altar Live is the perfect Zoom church service alternative. Use Altar Live for all your holiday festivities!
To do live church, you need a few easy essentials. According to recent statistics, 40% of Americans attend church every Sunday. In person or virtually, people gather every Sunday to worship, pray, and form connections with other church goers. For some, going to church is a foreign concept, and some may not understand the flow of a usual church service.
A church streaming service is a live church service that people can watch online. Here are a few of the many reasons why having a church streaming service is a great addition to your church schedule.
A Virtual Church service is a live streamed church service that allows people to watch and participate regardless of their location. Here is a simple step-by-step guide of how to host a successful virtual church service
An Online church service is able to function like most church services. Here is a breakdown of the top 5 giving websites for your online church service
I missed church this Sunday. Can I still gather with people and worship, or do I have to do that alone now?
Churches are taking new shapes, sizes and formats to reach previously disenfranchised people.
Facebook Watch Parties never provided the kind of engagement church communities crave. What is the purpose of engagement online, and how can a church encourage it?
This was a big week for optimization across the Altar Live platform. We worked on reducing data consumption needs, server distribution, and client processing power. In everyday English, this means you will see more stability in both chat and video conferencing. Read on for more specifics on what we did to the backend!
Altar Live does everything Church Online does, and more. Combines the broadcast reach of church live streaming with personal intimacy of face-to-face videoconferencing.
Complement your Facebook Live reach with a platform that allows people to go deeper. Use Facebook like your front door, and Altar Live like your living room.
Zoom was designed for business meetings, not Sunday church gatherings. Here are the top issues we have heard, and how we have designed Altar to overcome them.
After an initial spike in attendance online, both newcomers and regular churchgoers have begun to drop out in large numbers. However, there remains great openness and enthusiasm to deepen spiritual life online even after churches open to re-gather.
This post was written by Altar Live friend and advisor Dale Sellers. Dale is the Executive Director of 95Network and the author of Stalled: Hope and Help for Pastors Who Thought They'd Be There By Now. He has been in ministry for 40 years and is dedicated to helping small and mid-size churches get healthy.
Seniors are more ready for online church than you might have thought. Well, Grandma went to Woodstock... Covid has uncovered all sorts of surprises about the church.
Small group interaction on Sunday lasts all week long. Talking with many pastors, it seems that more and deeper discipling within small groups has emerged as a new strength of the local church.
Nobody really wanted to go online for church before Covid-19 hit. Now with five months of experience under their belts, pastors have moved beyond using online as a way to survive. They have begun to see lots of new opportunities. As they return, they are thinking of online as a powerful new dimension to their ministries.
Visit the website of any church that has re-opened or is planning to re-open, and you will see lots of changes in place. What you won’t see until you actually come back inside and attend service or Mass are new adaptations — behaviors learned from doing church online for three or four months.