Global Panel on Technology in Ministry
7th April 2020
Did you miss the panel discussion on technology in ministry during these days of crisis? You may have taken the technology dive in livestreaming your service and have more questions than you started. If so, this panel from around the world brings tech answers, tips, ministry insights and more.
The following panelists offered their insights and advice in technology as we all scramble in ministry to adapt during these days of crisis.
- Vicar Moses Adamu is a media manager in Jos, Nigeria with ++Ben Kwashi and has recently been developing the livestream for his diocese here.
- Dominic Steele is a pastor with the heart of a true journalist and known for his excellent production, The Pastor's Heart, where he interviews key people in Sydney, Australia. You can his livestream feed for this weekend here.
- Marcos Antonio is in Recife, Brazil and is the chief technology administrator for ++Miguel's diocese. Marcos is a sound engineer and has been livestreaming long before this recent crisis.
- Deacon Owen Lyons is at Christ Our King in Texas, U.S. and has a wealth of knowledge in all things technology. His church will be streaming here.
- Rev'd Phil de Gray-Water is a vicar at the recently established Anchor Anglican in Fowey, Cornwall, UK. Phil has embraced technology during this time and is constantly tweaking their setup so as to best engage and minister to his growing church. You can see a sample of his church's streaming here.
- Ernie Didot is the host and Gafcon Communications Director. He is currently working on developing the livestream for his home church, Church of the Incarnation in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Here are some links for items referred to during the discussion:
- ATEM mini Pro: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1557461-REG/blackmagic_design_atem_mini_pro_hdmi.html
- HDMI Extender: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1288878-REG/kanexpro_ext_hd60m_hdmi_extender_over_cat6.html
- PTZ Camera: https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1237026-REG/ptzoptics_pt20x_sdi_gy_g2_gen2_20x_sdi_video_conferencing.html/?ap=y&ap=y&smp=y&smp=y&lsft=BI%3A514&gclid=EAIaIQobChMI_OLxoKfX6AIVCZezCh0OVQ8FEAQYAiABEgJLQ_D_BwE
- Streaming service https://www.boxcast.com/
- Streaming service https://castr.io/