Live streaming keeps growing, which has triggered the growth of mobile video collectively. Individuals are more frequently watching content on their smartphones and tablets, which has forced companies to alter their approaches. Live streaming is a focal point for large companies. They are projecting streaming videos to be a top marketing device in the future. Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and YouTube invest significant sums of money into building and enhancing their very own live stream platforms, as stated by the Financial Times.
One of the HUGE thing that is helping video content to become so popular is the increased amount of mobile video viewing. Google and various other search engines are looking at how contents fits on mobile devices. Church targeted audience is focus on young and on the go people. As video becomes mobile-first, you will continue to notice large online companies and churches switch more to video content. Our clients are broadcasting to Facebook, Ustream and YouTube. I expect this to be more and more common for places of worships. Reaching children is a huge segment of the population that stream videos. Therefore the preacher must be articulate with a personality that they can feel during Live streaming.
Live streaming can be a low-cost, easy-to-implement solution which not just expands reach for religious organizations but strengthens existing communities. In the modern world, churches are like any other businesses competing with other churches for hearts, minds – and ever-diminishing concentration.
Figures give evidence that live video is more irresistible to audiences: 80% decide to watch live video than read written text, for example, while Facebook estimates that nearly 80% of online audiences are busy watching videos. Broadcasting via social media also facilitates sharing, providing churches with an invaluable tool for spreading the word; social video generates 1200% more shares than text and pictures combined.
The Live chat options is essential for religious leaders which enable someone with the broadcasting church to interact with followers immediately. It’s also easy to apply online donations during or after broadcasts, helping religious bodies fund their growth while enabling followers to play a role by contributing. Simultaneous multilingual streams enable worshipers to look at services in their own personal language, expanding reach exponentially. While on demand video catch-up means messages endure long afterwards the broadcast is finished.
All of these functions are easy to implement and let churches not only to enhance their live streams and also add meaning and value for their followers. Some organizations are expanding their teaching in other ways.
There are those large churches that have been using this technology in quite a while now and are expanding their offering. You can also find new smaller organizations that just start their live online church streaming ministries videos broadcast. The low cost now is helping small budget churches to rival larger more popular churches. This has help organizations everywhere to use their online ministry as an outreach tool. Most major platforms are offering some form of video archived or live streaming. According to one of the major internet backbone carrier. Their projection is by 2020 video streaming will be 80 % of the web traffic.
Any ministry that would want to outreach on the internet and in their community need not to ignore the power of some type of live or archived video storage online. You might use it to do many things. You can use these videos for nursing homes that have a worship hall. This give them the abilities to host church service on location which will take away the need to transport their members to a church. The same can be done for Ronald McDonald House, senior centers, foreign missions and a whole host of community outreach programs.
Top quality online church broadcast is a superb way to draw new people to your ministry. Churches that are growing and thriving with live streams must have a great presentation. It’s very important to make effort to put out the very best presentation to the audience. Because if it is not of a extremely high level you will turn potential new members off. So it is tremendously important to make sure the presentation is at an extremely high level because it has to be able to hold the attention of the people who newly discover your ministry online. Pointing your live feed to a banner or having people who cannot sing or speak may have worked or hold people in the physical church, but not people online. They will easily move on to another church website that will give them a better presentation. It does not matter your denomination. Catholic, Baptist, Christian – no denomination, Pentecostal, Churches of Christ, Nondenominational, Evangelical, Church of God, Holiness/Holy, Full Gospel, Independent Christian Church, Born Again or any other name that name Jesus Christ as their personal savior, the broadcast has to be perfect or else new people will not stay after they tune in.
Once your live broadcast is attractive, then there are a lot of advantages you will enjoyed. First some might give to your ministry because people like when churches or businesses are well organized. You will draw new members because people love to be a part of something good. Your current members will refer families and friends to the ministry because it makes them proud to be part of something good. They’ll post links of your to social sites and send it in emails to friends, family, co-workers and everyone they know. If your members are excited, their excitement will rub off on their friends. This will even go further than just online. Once new members start visiting your physical location your members will spread their enthusiasm to them which will inspire them to come and join that ministry.
If everything is aligned as per the above recommendations, I think your ministry will grow locally and nationally. Streaming Churches Online would love to broadcast your ministry on our website and give you the notoriety your ministry deserved to spread the news of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.