Use Cases for Altar Live
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.
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.
It’s no secret that many churches struggle to engage their younger members long-term - yet doing so is essential to the future of the church community. That means that now is the best time for churches to invest in their online services to make them more accessible and appealing to young people.
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.
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.
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.
An online church platform like Altar Live is the way of the future. But is it possible to take your church entirely online successfully? Recently, we talked to Sam Taylor, the pastor of Crossway’s South East campus to discuss and celebrate their Altar Live journey and how they have maximized the platform to enhance their church community.
Altar Live is an online church platform designed for faith communities to stream and host interactive and engaging events and services. Our simple, intuitive platform gathers your people together online where they can worship together in watch parties, freely socialize at virtual tables together, and find private places to pray with each other.
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.
Digital church is the new way to form community. However, it brings up the question: How can technology bring intimacy and relationship to an online event such as a memorial 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?