Posts Tagged ‘Online religion’

Can Church Tech Ultimately Improve Human Connectivity?

Thursday, June 13th, 2024

During COVID-19, nearly every church utilised technology to keep its congregation engaged. Many viewed the pandemic as just another interruption to their most essential means of discipleship —in-person worship — and planned for communications to return to prepandemic methods after sheltering-in-place mandates ended. However, as the pandemic receded, churches discovered unexpected benefits to their newly Read more

Religion goes online. Can it stay there?

Thursday, October 14th, 2021
reliigion goes online

The temple is emptier than it should be. The idols are alone. The country is in lockdown to manage the delta outbreak, and all the worshippers at Sri Venkateswara, a Hindu temple in Wainuiomata, Lower Hutt, are at home. Online, though, the bells are ringing. A priest chants prayers on the Facebook livestream, and for Read more