Online Church

2013 The Nines Conference


In this 5-minute session from the 2013 The Nines Conference by Leadership Network, Elmer Towns encourages pastors to consider online churches. Elmer Towns is the Co-Founder and current Dean of the School of Religion at Liberty University. He is the author of several popular and scholarly works, sought-after lecturer, and developer of leadership education resources.  


Which of Elmer’s points did you find most impactful? Why?
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What did the Lord reveal to you through this message? Did you gain a specific insight into your life or ministry? What challenged you?
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How were you encouraged through this message? How can you use what you’ve learned to encourage someone else—in your personal life, at work, or at church—and equip them as a disciple of Christ?
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How, practically, can you implement what you heard from this message in your life and/or ministry today? What will you do differently this week because of what you’ve just heard?
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Elmer said that the Internet is where people live, fellowship, do business, and make decisions. He encouraged us to meet people there to grow the church of Christ. Prayerfully consider if an online church is something you could pursue. 


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