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How Churches Can Benefit from Using the Metaverse with Dave Adamson

Modern Church Leader

Click here to view the full show notes and transcript for this episode.Meta is here—the virtual world, the immersive digital environment. This is where you can walk around, feel like you’re in a real place, and interact with other people.But is this an appropriate way to experience the church?Is it in the same category as attending church in a physical location? And if so, what can the church do to take advantage of this new way of connecting with people? Many pastors and congregations are wrestling with these questions as they consider how to best use this technology to reach people. The answer isn’t easy. The key is finding a way to make the spiritual and the practical work together to provide the best experience for the people in your congregation. And that’s where a digital strategy for your church comes in. In this episode, we'll look at how you can take advantage of the unique possibilities that the metaverse can bring without losing sight of your ultimate goal— to grow your congregation's capacity to connect with God and one another.Join us as we listen to Dave Adamson, a social media pastor, author, speaker, and content creator, as he explains what metaverse is and how you can use it to connect with people in meaningful ways. He recently released his book MetaChurch: How to Use Digital Ministry to Reach People and Make Disciples, which makes him especially qualified to share how churches can use the metaverse technology to build capacity and engage the communities they serve.“We can leverage online technology to literally meet together every single day. And so that's part of my philosophical, theological outlook of why “church online” is valid, and why it's something that we should be doing.”-Dave Adamson If you want to better understand how churches can use the metaverse, this episode is just what you need!By the end of this episode, you will learn:How to use digital ministry to reach more peopleWhat does the metaverse mean for your churchHow in-person ministry and online ministry complement each otherDiscipleship strategies that leverage online and offline toolsEffective content creation tips for church leadersResources Mentioned:Read Dave’s latest book: MetaChurchKnow more about Dave: aussiedave.anchor.bioFollow Dave on Twitter: aussiedaveFollow Dave on Instagram: @aussiedaveOther Episodes You May be Interested In:How Churches Can Become More Effective Online with Trey Van CampHow to Impact the Community with Ministry Resources with John CraftEvangelism in a Post-Christian World with Shaila Visser=======Tithely provides the tools you need to engage with your church online, stay connected, increase generosity, and simplify the lives of your staff.With tools like text and email messaging, custom church apps and websites, church management software, digital giving, and so much more… it’s no wonder over 37,000 churches in 50 countries trust Tithely to help run their church.Learn more at https://tithely.com


9 Aug 2022

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086: MetaChurch Student Ministry with Dave Adamson

Student Ministry Connection

How can we leverage digital ministry to reach more students for the Gospel and connect way beyond our church walls? Dave Adamson, who is known to most people as Aussie Dave, is currently the Director of Orange Australia and New Zealand and recently released his book, MetaChurch: How to Use Digital Ministry to Reach People and Make Disciples. And on this episode, he shares some very practical ideas on how to connect with students using digital ministry. He also shares incredible encouragement to all of us who serve in student ministry!  Links mentioned during this episode: Follow Dave on Twitter: @aussiedave Follow Dave on Instagram: @aussiedave Subscribe to Dave's YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/c/aussiedave Buy Dave's book, MetaChurch, on Amazon at https://amzn.to/3cYYg9g Read Steve's blog at https://stevecullum.com Follow Steve on Twitter: @stevecullum Follow Student Ministry Connection on Instagram: @studentministryconnection Follow Student Ministry Connection on Twitter: @stuminconnect Sponsor for this episode of podcast: G Shades - https://gshades.org (Use code CONNECTION to save $20 off your next order)  Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. By clicking them, Steve may receive commission to support this ministry.   Subscribe on your favorite podcast app, including these listed below:   Apple Podcasts Google Podcasts Podbean Spotify Amazon Podcasts Pandora TuneIn Radio If you like what you hear, be sure to like, subscribe, share, and comment! Thanks, be sure to get connected, and may God bless your ministry!  


3 Aug 2022

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S2E3 - METACHURCH with special guest Dave Adamson


Dave Adamson, who is known to most people as AussieDave, has been in full-time ministry since 2008. In 2020, Dave and his family returned to Australia so he could become the Director of Orange Australia and New Zealand. Orange is a church strategy company, best known for its kids and student curriculum used by churches around the world. Dave is the host of the Think Orange Podcast for Family Ministries leaders and is a well-known speaker at events, including Orange Conference. Dave also leads physical and virtual tours of the Holy Land, researches the 1st-century cultural context of Jesus and Hebrew words for his popular daily Instagram devotions and YouTube channel, and has written three books including 52 Hebrew Words Every Christian Should Know, and the best-seller, MetaChurch: How To Use Digital Ministry to Reach People And Make Disciples.

1hr 10mins

14 Jul 2022

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Web 3.0 and the Future of the Church - Nils Smith and Dave Adamson (Digital Strategists) - 7 Jul 2022


We’re talking to expert Digital Strategists about WEB 3 and what it takes to shape the next Generation.Help Vision to keep 'Connecting Faith to Life': https://vision.org.au/donateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


7 Jul 2022

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CNLP 490 | Dave Adamson on Why Some Churches Should Stop Live Streaming, the Reasons Church Attendance is Decentralizing Not Decreasing, and Radical Self-Care

The Carey Nieuwhof Leadership Podcast: Lead Like Never Before

Dave Adamson, who led social and online ministry for several megachurches including North Point, talks about why some churches should stop live streaming their services, the reasons church attendance...Read the whole entry... »

1hr 22mins

26 Apr 2022

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Transformed - Dave Adamson’s story - 24/04/22AM

C3 Powerhouse Podcast



23 Apr 2022

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Dave Adamson

History Makers Radio

Dave Adamson was a TV sports reporter in Australia before moving to the US to pursue ministry. In 2008 he became one of the first online pastors in the world. He has grown and led online communities of more than 80,000 people each week at two of Outreach Magazine's largest churches in the US, including Andy Stanley's North Point Ministries, where he was the social media pastor from 2013 to 2020. He is now the "Orange," Director for Australia and New Zealand, partnering with 200+ churches in Australian and NZ. He also loves researching the 1st century cultural context of Jesus and Hebrew words for his daily Instagram devotions, and YouTube channel. He's also released 3 books, 52 Hebrew Words Every Christian Should Know, and Chasing The Light & MetaChurch.

5 Apr 2022

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How to Avoid Being Mean (Who Turned Up the Noise pt 3) | Dave Adamson

Suncoast Church

6 Sep 2021

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Conversations on Church & The Digital World : Phil Pringle with Dave Adamson

C3 Church Global Podcast with Phil Pringle

Dave Adamson (also known as @aussiedave) is a speaker, author, photographer, Church consultant and, since 2008, an online pastor. Dave's unique journey to online pastoring is an especially important story to hear in light of the Church's changing relationship with the digital world today. Dave imparts great wisdom around changing old ways of thinking, and how the church can harness online platforms to reach people.


11 Aug 2021

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How To Effectively Leverage YouTube for Your Organization with Dave Adamson (Aussie Dave)

RVRB Round Table

In this episode, we are joined by our friend Dave Adamson, who is more affectionately known as Aussie Dave. Dave wears so many hats, from social media pastor to YouTube pro. He was formerly part of North Point Church and is currently in roles with Orange Leaders and Fellowship of Israel Related Ministries (FIRM). We brought him on the podcast to teach us all he knows (or at least as much as he can teach us in one podcast) about YouTube. We talk about everything from how to key-word optimize to how to ethically hack to up your ad viewings. Trust us, this is an episode you're going to want to take notes on.  -  Grab the show notes: rvrb.cc/podcast  Connect with Aussie Dave: bio.fm/aussiedave


11 May 2021