Preaching Online to a Virtual and Real Audience


This 45-minute video from Church Media Creators features an interview with Jared Wellman who discusses best practices for having a virtual/online component to worship services.


Best practices for preaching; accommodating the whole congregation; maintaining communication with the congregation.

Recommended Audience

Leaders responsible for worship service planning and sermons.



Practical Applications

  • Share with your worship planning team, creative arts team, or tech team, and discuss.
  • Watch to develop better practices for delivering addresses online.

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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