Digital ministry is complicated and exhausting. 

You know there’s more to it than just streaming services and posting on social media. But where do you start?

Dave Adamson was one of the first online pastors in the world, and he draws on this experience to give church leaders a detailed, practical guide to help them develop a church strategy in which online and on-site ministries work together seamlessly. In MetaChurch, you will:

  • See how your 1st century mission can look with a 21st century model
  • Examine ways online church can be a viable evangelistic and discipleship tool
  • Learn how a digital ministry can complement physical ministries and help them grow
  • Discover how to reach and connect with people beyond the church building
  • Develop a discipleship strategy and pathway that leverages online and offline tools

With real-world illustrations from Dave’s ministry experience, case studies of churches that have applied his insights, and step-by-step guides that can be put into practice today, MetaChurch helps ministries of all sizes effectively use technology to reach people and make disciples.

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“As leaders, COVID-19 gave us an opportunity to ask ourselves some big questions about our model for doing church, and how we leverage technology to reach people in our communities, and help them develop daily disciplines. These questions need to be asked, and in MetaChurch, Dave Adamson provides some answers based on his experience as one of the first online pastors in the world. This book will challenge you, but it will also inspire you to think beyond what you’ve always done in order to go into all the world and preach the Gospel.”

Mark Batterson, New York Times best-selling author of The Circle Maker and lead pastor of National Community Church

“Blockbuster is no longer in business because they couldn’t imagine a world where people wouldn’t want to get in their car and drive to a building for their products. Many churches have permanently closed their doors because they couldn’t imagine a world where people wouldn’t want to get in their car and drive to a building for their service. That world is not imaginary. We are living in it. And this is why MetaChurch is required reading for every pastor who believe we are called to make disciples… not attenders.”

Nona Jones, tech executive, pastor, and best-selling author of From Social Media to Social Ministry



Dave Adamson used to be a TV reporter in Australia, then became the Social Media and Online Pastor at North Point Ministries in Atlanta. He’s also an author, speaker, photographer, and the Orange Director for Australia and New Zealand. He works with churches, ministries, and non-profits around the world to help them develop strategies to leverage online tools to reach more people and change more lives. 

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