Copyright Issues in Digital Ministry

by Tim Gossett. June 2021.


Created for a ministry workshop, this is the full resource list of helpful information and tools.


list of links and tips, copyright license options, where to find legal guidelines, tools for video and media, help for Facebook and YouTube issues

Recommended Audience

anyone streaming or leading congregational activitie



Practical Applications

  • Worry less about copyright issues by reading these tips.
  • Know what to do if Facebook or YouTube takes down your recorded worship service.

About the Contributor

Matt Burke

Matt Burke is the director of the Northeast Center for Congregations in Fort Wayne and serves as the Center’s Education Director statewide. Matt has a background in classroom, digital and experiential education and most recently served as the associate director of Learning Science at Kaplan Test Prep. He is passionate about using education to develop deeper faith in congregational participants.

Matt earned a B.A. in Religion from Mount Vernon Nazarene University and a Masters of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Kelly, and his two sons, Silas and Levi. Matt also loves storytelling in films, books and music and finding the intersections of faith and popular culture.

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