It’s time for an introduction. Rev. Annette Flynn and I are formalizing a relationship to build the Lakelands Institute together. Annette brings chops to this gig that I’m very excited to share with you. In this podcast we’ll ramble on about the reign of God, the experience of hair standing up on the back of the neck, and why we want to spend our lives supporting clergy.
As some of us move worship back into our sanctuaries, what have we learned while doing online worship that we’d like to bring into our sanctuaries with us? https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/aj5rsq/Tuesday_10-129m9qf.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
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…
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
Welcome to “Two Minute Tuesday,” which ended up being three minutes. Oh well. Here’s a quick hit of audio magic about why you should not put all your eggs in the social media basket. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/gcigd4/Email.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download
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. 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. https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/wfitiu/Hesser_-_Stereo_Mix_019libk.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download