Some churches started live streaming their services for the very first time. In March, Facebook and other video providers struggled to keep up with the bandwidth demands of so many churches live streaming simultaneously. But now, at the end of the year, what have we learned?
If you’re a worship drummer or know a worship drummer, this is a list that you want to have accessible at all times! (Featuring: Bethel, Elevation, Y&F, Hillsong Worship, UPPERROOM, Kari Jobe, & Leeland)
As churches return to in-person gatherings, they are abandoning their digital and streaming services. It’s a mistake. It’s a big mistake. Here are seven reasons why we believe strongly your church must continue to emphasize and invest in digital and streaming services.
If your church has suddenly been thrust into the world of livestreaming and you find yourself utterly confused by its intricacies — such as the difference between encoders, switchers, SDI, HDMI, etc. — then this session is for you.
So, any idea whether your church or business will grow after the pandemic? Will things spring back to pre-COVID levels? Or will you struggle for years to come? With so much still up in the air, you might think that question is unanswerable. Well, yes and no
An analysis of songs bringing comfort to churches during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic shows an interesting mix of modern and historic hymns.
A church planter says his leadership team is practicing “decentralized discipleship,” providing opportunities for folks to bless each other in small “huddles” on back porches (or ZOOM). He now sees Sunday worship as a time to strengthen the opportunities for such decentralized discipleship.
The purpose of our worship-service music isn’t to prepare our hearts for something else. It doesn’t just set the table for the sermon.
Churches are renewing their emphasis on digital services. More church leaders are realizing they should not have decreased their emphasis on digital services at all.
Working on a tight budget is nothing new for church creatives. This is the world we live in 99% of the time. Luckily, there are many free design resources these days to help you out.
When your live stream makes it to Facebook, YouTube, or wherever it’s going, it tends to sound a little dull. And this can be perplexing because it sounded just fine in the headphones coming out of your mixer. So, let’s get this fixed.
You can sound polished on stage, but what really makes the biggest impact on a church is your team’s health.
Even the most passionate creatives can grow weary every once in a while. The tasks that you once loved at church start to feel burdensome. If you’re having these feelings, don’t worry. You can sharpen your creativity and get your edge back by picking up some new habits this year.
One of the biggest challenges with a live stream mix is that it is not loud enough. You’ve likely dealt with this problem, so let’s solve it once and for all.
For years, the key to growth for many churches and other organizations has been to create great content. The question, of course, is why? And, what can you do about it?