Rev. Dr. Laurence Hesser is the pastor of a mid-sized United Methodist church in rural Tennessee. His own quest to understand his congregation’s needs led him to quickly learn how to make quality video, and has seen his online numbers surpass his in-person worship numbers as a result.
Rev. Mark Flynn is the Lead Pastor of a “high steeple” church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Mark describes the “stressful” first live worship service and his move to a pre-recorded service.
Seth O’Kegley is a minister of music in a church whose lead pastor I’ve already interviewed. Seth is a member of the Order of Saint Luke, and therefore someone who values the high traditions of the church. He brings this love to view, from the 30,000 foot level, how churches might engage people in participatory…
REPLAY: Perhaps that’s an overstatement, but Dylan Wilson of Bearden United Methodist Church in Knoxville, Tennessee, shares some of the challenges of doing online ministry with youth and young adults in this time of social distancing. His creative work with video is bringing people into a place of participation in worship that he finds compelling. …
A pastor in “Chicken and Timber” country, Jason is a single father of two, a homeschool teacher, and a pastor who serves a congregation that had 130 on Sunday (pre-COVID) to 1,000 online. Hear his story, his struggles, and his passion for solid production values.
Doug Miller is the media director at Munsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Johnson City, Tennessee. The church had been streaming its services for years prior to the pandemic, but still decided to retool for a different kind of experience. This podcast is full of ideas.
Bud Pierce is the pastor of two churches in or near Independence, Virginia, tucked away in the mountains. I’ve never met Bud, but I am certain that if I ran into him anywhere in the world, I’d recognize him. Listen in and find out why.