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Live Streaming For Smaller Churches: What To Look For In Your Live Streaming Solution

If you are a smaller church, the investment into live streaming can sound daunting from the PTZ (pan-tilt-zoom) cameras to managing live streaming software and troubleshooting possible technical issues. It can be overwhelming in the beginning, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few things that you can look for when deciding on your live streaming solution.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Your Live Streaming

You’ll need cameras, a streaming computer, an encoder, software, streaming websites; it all sounds a little overwhelming and you have no idea what you’re doing. Here are three reasons why you should be outsourcing your live streaming needs.

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Bringing The Worship Space To Their Members with LiveControl

Lead Pastor at Park Hill UMC, Nathan Adams, highlights that they started with no live streaming at all up until March of last year, and they are now streaming to Facebook, YouTube, their own customizable web player with LiveControl, reaching people across the country that have never attended in-person services before.

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How Will Live Streaming Grow Your House of Worship?

The choice to live stream or not to live stream your house of worship services can be a controversial topic. Here's how live streaming will grow your church or synagogue.

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Focusing on What Churches Do Best With LiveControl’s Remote Production Crew In The Cloud

While stay-at-home orders have decreased physical attendance at churches over the past year, live streaming has given churches the opportunity to reach a much wider viewership.

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How Does Live Streaming Increase My Church's In-Person Attendance?

Now that churches are starting to re-open, if you have already started live streaming you might be wondering whether the accessibility of your services online will reduce the number of congregants attending your in-person services.

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Tips From Experienced Church Live Streamers

We’ve compiled a list of helpful tips and advice from several church live streamers to help guide you and your ministry towards making the most of your church’s live stream.

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Keep Your Audience Engaged: 4 Camera Shots For Your Church Live Stream

Need to make sure that your message is as compelling via live stream as it would be during an in person service? One way is by varying your shots to add some variety and dynamism to your videos.

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Make Sure Your Message Is Heard: 5 Easy Ways To Improve Your Live Streaming Audio

Now that live streaming your church’s services is the norm, it’s time to make sure that your live stream is as engaging as your sermon would be in person. One way to do that is by improving your audio quality.

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Lighting Up Your Live Stream: Four Common Lighting Problems and How to Fix Them

You might have noticed that your lighting doesn’t look as good on your live stream as it does in person. The common suggestion is to add more lights, but that can be an expensive solution that will not necessarily fix the issue. 

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Why You Should Be Recording Your Live Streams and How To Get Started

It’s time to start recording your live streams! You’ll be thankful for doing this regularly when you are able to distribute your videos to your congregants or repurpose them for other videos that your church makes. 

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Take Your Congregation Online: Start Building Your Virtual Church Community

Worshipping from home may not be the same as physically gathering in church every Sunday, but that does not mean that your community has to be any less connected during this pandemic.

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Live Streaming Etiquette: Avoid These 4 Common Live Streaming Mistakes

Now that your church is ready to start live streaming your services and events, it’s time to start thinking about live streaming etiquette. What are the do’s and don’ts of being on camera in front of a live audience? 

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How To Use Metrics To Improve Your Live Stream

Now that you've started live streaming, it’s time to find out whether your live stream is successful. The best and most accurate way to do this is by looking at your live streaming metrics.

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Five Ways To Increase Your Online Giving

Now that online worship has become the norm, houses of worship have to transition all aspects of their services online and this includes tithing and donations.

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