Word spread quickly that Facebook is blocking churches or removing videos of music that was pre-recorded. I called CCLI, the music licensing company, and my belief that Facebook is inherently unreliable was reinforced by what I heard.
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
The publishing world can be confusing and shrouded in mystery. For one, I always believed that with the arrival of the internet, the Kindle, and the demise of Borders bookstores, that it was not a good time to write a book. Apparently, I’m wrong, and happy to be told so. Today’s guest is David R….
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…
I’m not a big fan of doing difficult things. If I have to, I usually can, but I like to know how long I’ll have to do them. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/dki424/Tuesday_9-159boat.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Rev. Mark Anthoni Thomas is a pastor in Washington, DC, who has found Facebook Live to be a great way to engage his congregation. There’s a lot that’s remarkable about Mark, but today I’m most interested in how he uses this powerful medium – and maintains his authenticity. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/wrjthn/Thomas_01.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