Streaming Ministry for Churches and Online Live Streaming
Many churches have run their online services like live streams or social media pages themselves but most churches don’t have much money to dedicate to an outsourced media company or hire a group of professionals to run this aspect of their ministry for them. This is how to build a solid internal media and communications team for your church online.
One of the most frequently asked questions people in church technology get is “How do I know when it’s time to switch to a new technology platform?”What some people don’t realize is that choosing a technology for your church is towards the end of the process. It may be that the problem you’re trying to solve can’t actually be fixed by new software.
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.
Whether you’re trying to solve low church attendance or safeguard against planning an upcoming event that no one shows up to, the root causes are the same. Let’s dig into each of these reasons…
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 one all-encompassing platform with the above in mind can be challenging for churches just starting their online transition. It’s important for the church to be able to use and integrate their live streaming platform into their daily operations, while also keeping it simple enough for their whole congregation to use every week.
We get creative with our online church for Christmas, Easter and other holidays but how about those other 360ish days of the year? How can we serve our online communities year-round? Creating space for community building is what Altar Live does best, so why not gather your people together for something that’s a little bit outside the ministry box?
Even if you’ve successfully presented the idea of starting a digital ministry, the next step is implementing and getting everyone on board with the idea. When Shepherd Church of the Nazarene decided to switch to Altar Live, they knew they needed to get creative to get their team and congregation on board.
If you’re launching any kind of community, in-person or online, building a strong, reliable, and well-equipped team is absolutely essential. It may sound cheesy, but teamwork makes the dream work! Read to learn more about David Allen's team-building methods.
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
Many pastors and church leaders now are beginning to examine the possibilities that come from future-proofing their churches in this way, believing that it will lead to higher growth in the future. Others fear that this shift will be the end of church as we know it. So if your church is considering launching online communities, make sure you read this first
With the countdown to Easter is well on its way, it's time to start thinking of fresh and new ways to engage with your online community. Need ideas? Don't worry, we're here to help! Whether it's a virtual Easter egg hunt for the kids or an online Tenebrae service, Altar Live is the perfect platform to host all your Eastertide events and services.
We know community building can be difficult, especially when it's online. We know first-hand that there has been a lapse in community building. How can we go deep and make those connections through an online church? Enter, Altar Live.
Community is more important to individuals than ever before, and yet it’s also more difficult to facilitate for modern churches. At Altar Live, we’re experts in community building and online engagement, whether it’s for a full virtual event or a smaller online gathering for faith communities.
It seems like one particular kind of technology, VR, is rapidly becoming a mainstream phenomenon that could soon be considered a common household object. If VR is on the road to becoming a normal thing to own, what does this mean for the church world? Is there such thing as a VR church? Can VR church be considered real church?
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.
It’s no secret that church culture has drastically changed in the last two years. From what started out as a novelty, online services, gatherings, and meetings have become a necessity in the church world and beyond. Now, in 2022, virtual services and other forms of online communities like small groups are the new normal.
Church livestream setup doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact, it can be an incredibly easy process if you use Altar Live.
Digital church is future of church community. Altar Live is an platform designed for churches. While other church platforms focus on content, Altar Live focuses on real life connections and deep personal relationships.
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 a way to minister to people in a new and intuitive way. If your church were planning a sunrise service, you would tailor the event accordingly. Why would you not do the same for online, which has its own unique opportunities and constraints?
an Online church service is An online church service is a way to bring people together in community, but without leaving the comfort of your own home. Here are a few reasons why having an online church service is beneficial.
Online church is a church service that people can attend virtually. Rob Perry, Online Pastor for Lifepointe Church, shares a vision for digital church beyond Sunday morning services. It became clear quickly that people were consuming, but not necessarily engaging.