Post-Pandemic Church: Why and How It Should Change

Everyone is live.  Me, you, your grandma.  Overnight, social media changed.  Now, we don’t get online just to see what our friends are doing or watch wood-working videos. (I’m a wanna-be woodworker, don’t hate.) We go because it’s our new church building.  It’s where we live.  For better or worse, everything is virtual. Here are some thoughts, random and rambling, but hopefully helpful. Some of us weren’t online for a reason (and it wasn’t theological). Let’s be honest: There are some poor productions being uploaded.  Blurry focus, bizarre shot angles, audio you can’t hear, lighting that looks like a hostage situation, etc.  And some of the content is bad, not heretical, but just plain bad. Here’s how the game changed: Churches used to broadcast only if they were good enough. Now we broadcast because we have to, our community…

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