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6 Options for Church Online

I have been working on the next steps for Resurrection Online and in the proces have developed 6 options for church online that might be helpful for you. Will you please share your thoughts feelings or opinions about these options? What is most helpful? What could be improved? Option 1 – Regional Campus A regional […]

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Resurrection Online: Extension or Campus?

One of the questions that people ask about Resurrection Online is this: Is Resurrection Online one of the regional campuses of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection or is it an online extension of Resurrection? In some ways it is both. There are people who are primarily connected at one of Resurrection‘s physical locations […]

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How to Launch Online Worship or an Internet Campus for Your Church

This is a collection of posts from this blog that you might find helpful when considering beginning online worship or an internet campus at your church. These are collected blog posts from my experience as Pastor of Resurrection Online. Before Launch 4 Ways to Consider “Spiritualising the Internet” Four Narratives for Online Spiritual Community Top […]

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My Response to Top 12 Questions before Launching Online Worship

A couple weeks ago I posted the Top 12 Questions before Launching Online Worship and received the request that I share some of our responses to these questions from Resurrection Online. These will be brief responses. For each of these questions there were long conversations that lead to these conclusions. In addition, the answers to […]

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A Turnkey Solution for Online Worship

If you have answered the Top 12 Questions before Launching an Online Worship and are looking for a turnkey solution for an online campus, you might consider a solution from 316 Networks. Resurrection Online is currently using 316 Networks as our streaming provider and have considered using this solution. From their website: 316 Networks now […]

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Chris Brogan and Digital Church

I am glad that Chris Brogan had a good experience with church online at LifeChurch.tv. Chris is a well known social media practitioner and has a good deal of influence in some circles. He¬†wrote about his experience with worship online at Digital Church. I am glad that more people are spreading the word about church […]

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Internet #FAIL at Resurrection Online

The past Sunday morning was not a great at Resurrection Online. First, here is a normal graph of connections from the evening service on June 13: The blue line is the number of computers that are connected and the green is the estimated worship attendance. The black line at the bottom is the iPhone stream […]

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Speedlinking – August 19, 2009

Children, Children Everywhere – From my Dad’s trip to Africa The Report of Section 23 – From my Dad’s trip to Africa Preaching at Streamview – From my Dad’s trip to Africa Soon I Will Be a Dad. I Am Learning New Things All the Time – Excellent tip! Church Online: Strengths – Reflections from […]

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Elevator Pitch for Networked Micro Churches

In North America, the church is failing to live up to its mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Since 1990 over 150 United Methodist churches have closed every year. During this same period of time, internet usage has exploded. Since 1990 the internet grew by 100 percent every […]

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Speedlinking – April 6, 2009

3 Things Every Church Member Should Know About Social Media, enough said. One on one – a great Discipleship Idea Movements – a Goal or Outcome? A great question. A great answer to the question Why ‘Do Church’ Online?