Megachurch Launches Channel on Amazon Fire: New Ministry-Tech Frontier?
As technology and consumer channels continue to expand into the digital age, some churches are following suit.
Community Bible Church, a megachurch in San Antonio, Texas, is growing its reach by launching a dedicated channel on Amazon Fire—a streaming internet TV product owned by tech giant Amazon. The device
" … [A]llows guests to log into its Online Church 24 hours a day/seven days a week in English or Spanish; join an online Bible study; watch archives of sermons; or learn more about the church."
According to Community Bible Church's innovation pastor, Nils Smith, "Each new platform is a golden opportunity to spread the word of God, and that's why we are particularly thrilled to blaze a trail in his name via Amazon Fire TV."
To help pastors navigate the pastoral and strategic elements of digital-age ministry, Leadership regularly covers issues of ministry and technology. For recent wisdom, be sure to check out "Leading Online," and "Here and There."
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