In this inaugural episode, I’ll interview Tom Cox, interim pastor of Hot Metal Bridge, a faith community in downtown Pittsburgh. Tom describes this amazing ministry and its move toward holding worship services via Zoom. Creativity and flexibility are the keys.
Rev. Todd Young is the rector of an Episcopal parish in Hagerstown, Maryland. He admits his concerns about celebrating the Eucharist online and discusses how he came to terms with this new online world we’re living in. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/3duw59/Todd_Young89kar.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Ginger Isom is the pastor of a small-membership church in Morristown, Tennessee. Although she is a self-described “Non-Techie,” she has embraced the production process for pre-recorded services and hopes to integrate some of these elements into her church’s hybrid worship in the weeks ahead. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/tyd2md/Ginger_Isomavdpj.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
I hope you’re encouraging your church to get out and vote! Elections matter, and this one matters a lot. No matter which way the election goes, it’s nearly certain that the days following the election will be difficult. Join me for an important webinar on Wednesday, October 14, at 7:30pm ET in which I’ll speak…
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. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/6cijqf/Jason.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
If online worship represents something revolutionary in the life of the Church, it will have to include music. Amanda Udis-Kessler talks with Steve about how her church in Colorado Springs, CO, promotes congregational singing while online. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/w7m7ih/Udis-Kessler.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
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. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/fcbdtk/Doug_Miller_01842y5.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download