3 Ways to Improve Your Church Announcements

September 29, 2016

Imagine if every play, concert or sports game was preceded by a lengthy monologue of related events. How long would it take before you tuned it out?

Not long.

Yet, many churches are guilty of doing exactly that. They begin each service with church announcements, a chronicle of committee meetings, bake sales, baptisms, church trips, etc. that every member must sit through before they can begin to worship.

It’s time to reconsider the tradition of church announcements. It’s 2016, and there are better ways to share information - ways that won’t delay the start of services and potentially drain the energy in the room.

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5 Proven Ways Pastors Can Relax in Front of the Camera

September 22, 2016

There’s something about a camera lens that absolutely unhinges some people.

Even pastors at ease in front of large congregations can be paralyzed when they see the unblinking eye of a lens staring back at them. That not only makes for an awkward live stream, but it can actually hurt the experience for the people in the audience.

There’s no surefire way to turn someone into a natural in front of the camera, but there are ways that can help anyone relax and forget about the lens, at least for a little while. Below you’ll find several simple tips:

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5 Awesome Reasons SIDs Are Excited About Live DVR

September 20, 2016

 

When Live DVR was introduced to television several years ago, it took the world by storm. People's ability to pause and rewind their favorite shows in real-time transformed the viewing experience.

BoxCast is excited to roll out our own Live DVR feature for your live video streams. But the feature isn’t just great for viewers at home; it can also be used to make your game staff more efficient.

Below are five reasons that sports information directors should be pumped about Live DVR:

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What You Need to Know About BoxCast's "Exceedingly Enough" Podcast

September 07, 2016

Dear listener,

Shepherding a child's heart to know and follow Jesus is simultaneously wonderful and challenging. When my son Thaddeus was born four years ago, one of the ways that I embarked on this journey was by writing him daily devotionals from the pages of Scripture.

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Live Streaming Story: How to Share Events with Your Cross-Country Team [Venture for America]

September 01, 2016

Here's the story of how Venture for America, a national nonprofit based in New York City, made it's events accessible to it's team members across the country.

Growing pains are bound to surface for any business on the rise.

Though they can induce changes that catapult an organization onto its next phase of success, growth can also test its core spirit and even lead to its demise. If not managed properly, alignment, transparency, and identity are all at stake.

To successfully absorb these pains and use them to their advantage, companies must experiment with various solutions, hoping that the path they’ve chosen is the one that works best.

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