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Multi-Campus Church Debuts New 3D Experience

Discussion in 'The Junk Drawer' started by St_Worm2, Dec 17, 2017.

  1. St_Worm2

    St_Worm2 Senior Member Supporter

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    Multi-Campus Church Debuts New 3D Experience To Make It Feel Like Pastor Is Actually There
    December 15, 2017

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    BELLINGHAM, WA—Experiences Church finally debuted its long-awaited 3D experience at each of its 12 campuses Sunday morning, with state-of-the-art VR goggles making it feel like the pastor of the church is actually there each and every week, churchgoers confirmed.

    Each of the church’s 1,000 seats was equipped with a VR headset, with footage of Pastor Ryan rendered in real-time by a powerful PC.

    “The effect is really convincing—very lifelike,” one church member said afterward. “You really feel like the man who is called to shepherd your soul is really there in the room with you—like you could actually reach out and touch him.”

    The VR experience also includes the chance to interact with a 4K virtual rendering of the head pastor after the service, with advanced motion controllers and vibration feedback being used to make it feel like you are actually shaking his hand and getting a sidehug from the celebrity preacher, sources confirmed.

    Multi-Campus Church Debuts New 3D Experience To Make It Feel Like Pastor Is Actually There
     
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  2. chevyontheriver

    chevyontheriver Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Is Pastor Ryan AI or real? I guess I prefer a less digitized experience.

    Wait! Was this reported in the Babylon Bee?
     
  3. ~Anastasia~

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    I don't quite know how to respond. Is this real? Does anyone think such a thing is a good idea?
     
  4. brinny

    brinny everlovin' shiner of light in dark places Supporter

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    is there a link?
     
  5. ~Anastasia~

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  6. St_Worm2

    St_Worm2 Senior Member Supporter

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    Sorry, the link to the article was just added to the OP. And yes, it's from Babylonian Bee, of course ;)
     
  7. ~Anastasia~

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    I've never seen Babylonian Bee. Ah ... rather interesting site?
     
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  9. 2Timothy2:15

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    The word for today;

    DISCERNMENT
     
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  10. Hammster

    Hammster He is risen! Staff Member Site Advisor Supporter

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    Sadly, I can see this happening in the future.
     
  11. brinny

    brinny everlovin' shiner of light in dark places Supporter

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    Never mind.

    You got me.

    ^_^
     
  12. Dave-W

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    Unfortunately it is real.

    No, it is not a good idea.
     
  13. actionsub

    actionsub Mike, he's just this guy, you know?

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    It's the Babylon Bee. It is neither real nor a good idea. Heck, these multisite churches who put the preacher on a video screen are bad enough.
     
  14. chevyontheriver

    chevyontheriver Well-Known Member Supporter

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    But the Babylon Bee is a good idea!
     
  15. ~Anastasia~

    ~Anastasia~ † Servant of God † Supporter CF Senior Ambassador

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    I've been at some like that, or where they sometimes would record the preacher and just play the video for other times and locations.

    Seemed odd to me that people would get ready and go to church to stare at a screen with a pre-recorded sermon. Might as well stay home and watch it, if that's all they come for.
     
  16. actionsub

    actionsub Mike, he's just this guy, you know?

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    I have attended such services in the past. The main reason is that communion was served, and you can only do THAT live, not Memorex. Sometimes that's the only way I can take the sacrament in my present situation.
     
  17. ~Anastasia~

    ~Anastasia~ † Servant of God † Supporter CF Senior Ambassador

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    Yes, Holy Commnion is a whole other thing.

    That's why I said "seemed to me" instead of "seems to me" and qualified "if that's all they came for".

    Communion was treated quite variously by some different denominations I attended in the past. Regretfully, I saw too great a deterioration among them ... but that's a topic for a different thread.

    You are quite right though - that must be done live. :)
     
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