In the twenty-first century, we’re part of a new revolution. The internet enables communication on a global scale. It does this not only to larger geographic areas but also to smaller groups. This is the era of the niche. Instead of speaking to larger and larger groups, you can now speak to more select groups and individuals from across the globe, who though separate physically, may form in aggregate, a large group, in and of themselves.
There’s one thing for certain in church technology. The electronic equipment that helps us share the Good News will need to be repaired, replaced, or upgraded at some point. While it is easy to set tech goals for some of the bigger projects, it is equally important to plan for smaller maintenance tasks.
Technology serves an important role in just about every church, especially when it comes to audio, video, and lighting (AVL) systems. The increasing complexity of these systems requires special expertise in installation, programming, and service that is best provided by a quality church AV contractor.
As digital technology increasingly gets more infused into our daily lives, podcasting makes it easier to produce and to distribute Bible-inspired content. Did you know that there are more Christian podcasts than any other category? Many Christian podcasts are repurposed sermons preached at churches, and there’s nothing wrong with that. Others podcasts are hosted by all kinds of Christians talking about a wide range of topics related to faith and life. There are also podcasts that speak directly from the Bible itself, the very source of spiritual life. As the Scriptures provide the eternal spring of daily bread, may these 7 examples of Bible podcasts feed you personally and even inspire you to start podcasting.
With the rise of multi-campus churches, the question of live or video sermons has been a question at the forefront of this movement. Some churches have multiple pastors preaching at different campuses. Some churches have one pastor that travels to each campus to preach.
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