Ministry leaders must ask themselves whether streaming a church service once a week is enough to build an online community and discipleship. In many respects, the answer is no. Furthermore, there are a number of other pain points experienced by pastors when trying to grow their church community, including:
During these times of isolation, some countries have identified churches as essential services for churchgoers. Still, accessing a place of worship can be difficult due to health and safety concerns of ministry leaders and members. As such, a virtual alternative to in-person attendance can help encourage participation from the homes of your congregation.
Life.Church’s Church Online is a free streaming platform that has seen a sudden rise in popularity as more than 25,000 churches have signed up for their service since March 2020. Responding quickly to the need for church service streaming as a result of the COVID-19 social distancing, Life.Church has helped countless churches maintain control by providing a space to continue sharing their message. This faith-based video platform gives churches the opportunity to embed a third-party streaming code to begin broadcasting their services, community uploads and announcements to a wide audience.