If you are a local church or ministry and you are considering starting a media ministry, consider radio. It is local, it is relatively inexpensive, and it is listened to regularly by every age group. In many markets, the cost of a radio broadcast can easily be 1/10 of what a half hour on television can cost.

According to the FCC, there are over 15,000 radio stations in the United States, and Radio-Locator lists over 3,800 as having some type of Christian format, whether it is Gospel Music, Contemporary Christian Music, or Christian Teaching and Talk. Chances are that you

When you are considering starting a media ministry, one of the first things you need to consider is which medium to choose from the multitude of media that are available to you. Which medium is best for your audience, for your budget, for your message?

Television is still by far the most popular and pervasive media. It is also usually the most expensive. If you choose to create your program for television, they are many questions you need to answer before you start:

  • Do you have the facilities and equipment to support that?

Starting a Media Ministry: Count the Cost

“Go and Preach the Gospel to all nations.” So says the Gospels, but when you’re in ministry, how do you apply that to the particular work that God has assigned you?

When a ministry is considering entering into the arena of media, there are so many questions that need to be answered before you begin that first broadcast “to the world.”

One of the first things you need to consider is who you are going to preach to. When it says, “preach to all nations” or “to all the world,” is your message really for “everybody?” There are many who are

Are You Able To Unplug?

This year on March 7 we celebrated National Day of Unplugging. I only heard about it that day, so I was not able to participate this year. But next year, I will take the challenge!

Each year, on the first Friday in March, we are asked to turn off all electronic devices for a 24-hour period, beginning sundown on Friday and ending at sundown on Saturday. No cell phones, no tablets, no TV or radio, no email, no tweets, no Facebook time, nothing electronic. People are encouraged instead to go for a walk, talk to a friend (in person), or