Churches Lure More With Technology
from the bring-'em-in dept
While some religious groups are fighting back against technology, some are realizing that they need to embrace technology to lure people to their gatherings. Some churches in Ohio have been bringing in much larger audiences after installing lots of high tech equipment to spice up the services. Now, the regular service is interspersed with “movie clips, rock music, theatrical lights and giant video screens”. The article indicates that some churches are spending upwards of a million dollars to add such “Hollywood” production values to their religious gatherings.
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One trick pony?
Do they actually vary the programming for these things, or do they show the same thing over and over? Churches always claim “rapidly expanding membership”, though reality is usually the opposite. A pastor’s pet peeve is families who come in during holidays to shake hands, then disappear.;