Getting Started on Streaming: Begin By Building A Strategy
By Tim Dougherty · March 8, 2018 • Before you commence ordering hardware and evaluating services, as a guiding principle, consider taking time to establish a streaming strategy for your deployment.
The Facebook Apocalypse: Step Back from the Ledge
By Adrian Gates · January 16, 2018 • How I learned to stop worrying about the latest algorithm change by Facebook, and come to love the Newsfeed.
Why is Social Media in Ministry So Important?
By Len Wilson · January 10, 2018 • The social media model of communication is receiver-focused. It’s about understanding problems and helping solve them. The medium, at its best, has shifted us from hype to help.
Facebook Live: Are You Ready for This?
By Tim Dougherty · December 14, 2017 • Without question, Facebook has become the dominant, most recognized livestreaming portal on the internet, with nearly 80 percent of all broadcasters already using the platform.
Final Link in Livestreaming, How, Where Do I Send It?
By Ryan Brenneman · December 12, 2017 • If you are OK with the livestreaming approach of going direct, while needing to fall within budget constraints, more likely than not you will be able to stream without many issues.
Churches Are Challenged to Find That Next Valuable Volunteer
By David Erlandson · November 7, 2017 • Each week talented people enter the doors of your church and see "all the musicians you need," properly displayed lyrics, some kind of lighting, and they can hear everything, so they assume you probably do not need them.
Church Communications: How Big is Your God?
By Ralph Hicks · July 27, 2017 • With all of the social media tools that exist these days, those of us working in churches are able to meet people in their element: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
Streaming Providers: Don’t Get Wrapped Up First on Endless Choices
By Clete Terrell · June 22, 2017 • Determine what your church's specific needs and reasons are before moving ahead with determining the right provider to handle the task of streaming your services.
Media Server Software: Be the Streaming Hero
By Tim Dougherty · May 15, 2017 • Such technology offers the ability to record, transcode for adaptive bit rate, transcode for Facebook Live video requirements, and can even provide a time-shift DVR service for your satellite campus and more.
Day 1 at NAB Begins With Future Prospects Discussion
By Andres Caamano · April 25, 2017 • Looking to the successes of Netflix, Facebook, Amazon and Google, many of the lessons of the last few years will continue to apply pertaining to technology trends.
Church Communications: Social Media Tips For Churches
By Taylor Shanton · February 17, 2017 • The true key to a successful, growing, and engaging social media platform is the constant desire to adapt.
Media Servers – Dust Off Those Old Tapes
By Tim Dougherty · January 16, 2017 • Deploying a media server technology will provide a sense of control, knowing that most of these technologies are future proof.
Mixing for Streaming: Tips To Get On The Road To Better Audio
By Jeff Snyder · July 28, 2016 • From a livestream to a podcast, broadcast or even Facebook Live, streaming your event can reach a whole new audience.
Easter’s Over, Now What?
By Bradley Hodges · April 25, 2016 • The common thread between each of these ideas is creativity. Step outside the box and get creative with how you engage your audience after Easter.
Social Advertising for Churches Made Easy
By Alejandro Reyes · April 15, 2016 • Give these three tips a read for welcoming new members and better engaging with the community.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, January-February 2018
The January-February 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about the many steps a church had to take in the aftermath of a fire, and another involving a church making the jump to 4K.