This week is a treat: three gentlemen who work together to get the services of Kern United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, online, where things have moved past survival mode. Now the church is ready to consider the larger implications of online ministry.
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
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….
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
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. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/qih6uc/Mastermind_2_-_Stereo_Mix6070w.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Granted, I’m a man of a certain age. My people gravitate toward Facebook for our social media time. But other generations are on different platforms: Instagram, YouTube, Twitch, TikTok… and the list goes on. What would it look like if church leaders entered TikTok for the purposes of spreading the Gospel, or at least dispelling…
One of the gifts of the last few months is a virtual “happy hour” with clergy friends who live a couple of states away. Normally I see them once a year. Now, thanks to Zoom, we spend time with each other every Monday afternoon. I treasure this every single week. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/jqdnv5/Thursday_9-17851cc.mp3Podcast: Play in new window…