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Should the online congregation take precedence or should you change the way you do things in order to encourage their attendance in person? more

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Making sense of a head-spinning assortment of live-streaming system options is not so hard—once you fully consider your church’s needs. more

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There's no perfect system for all the situations your team will face. What works for one, won't work for all, but consider when one will be better than another and invest accordingly. more

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As it turns out, all three options have pluses and minuses. So you really need to start with what you want and then pick the platform that best suits your needs--whether free or a paid live-streaming host. more

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Is a PTZ camera right for your live-video productions? The truth is, maybe ... and maybe not. A streaming expert shares what church techs should consider to pick the right camera option for their ministry and budget. more

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Live streaming excellence is not beyond your reach. What small churches lack in resources, they often make up for in determination. And even little improvements, over time, will make for a live-streaming ministry that starts to match your big vision. more

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As apps go, there are a lot of choices. Some are free and limited, others are pricier or require more expensive hardware. The key to getting what's right for your church is to compare them all -- and don’t choose based solely on price. more

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Dismissing sound or saying it’s “good enough” might be the biggest mistake you could possibly make in your live-streaming ministry. But there are smart ways to troubleshoot before any trouble has a chance to start. more

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Whether it's from an unforeseen circumstance, a natural disaster, or a speaker with sensitive subject matter, there will come a Sunday when you can't stream your church's message. Here's how to develop a back-up plan. more

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Are you getting good ROI for your live-streaming ministry? Start by defining your church's objectives. There you'll find indicators of whether you’re headed in the right direction. more

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In the future, cameras may be accurate enough to see what your eyes see. But right now we still need to compensate for their short-comings. Lighting is vital. more

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YouTube operates on a three-strikes-and-you're-out system. Make sure you know the in's and out's to protect your church's ability to live-stream. more

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Should the online congregation take precedence or should you change the way you do things in order to encourage their attendance in person? more

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Like everything in technology: things are constantly changing. So what was true before, may not be true now. There’s always more to learn. more

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Is your live stream everything you want it to be? If not, it's likely that budget is part of the reason why. Here, some simple (inexpensive) improvement measures. more

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There are a lot of advantages to recording and then editing your church's services, as opposed to live streaming. So why live stream? Here are six compelling reasons. more

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Just because you can, doesn't mean you should. This is not meant to be a discouragement, but a preflight checklist to make sure your streaming ministry won’t crash and burn. more

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Do you use the same strategy for streaming to individuals as you would to a satellite location? If not, what should you do differently? more

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First it was YouTube, then FaceBook, then Twitter, now Instagram and Snapchat are getting into the live streaming game. Which is best for your streaming ministry? more

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The process of live streaming has been streamlined in recent years, so it’s easy to believe that it’s all quite simple. This has led to a lot of misconceptions. more

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Many churches are reporting their YouTube accounts being pulled with no notice and their archives deleted. Is YouTube's free service worth it? more

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