Shadow EmpireThe Rise and Fall of Religious Freedom
Online Bridge Events Are...
Community-DrivenThese two-to-five-night events are designed to build a bridge between you and your community.
IntroductoryPerfect for encouraging ongoing Bible studies, online groups, or correspondence programs.
Online Bridge Events encourage a lasting spirit of evangelism and growth in your members.
FlexibleOnline Bridge Events are available to show online at anytime using the platform of your choice.
Register NowReady to register? Give us a few details about you and your church, and then tell us about the event you're planning. We'll handle the rest.
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Event/Small Group KitThis kit provides everything you need to start a small group using the award-winning Shadow Empire series.
This Kit Includes:
The Shadow Empire DVD, featuring all four documentary-style programs by Shawn Boonstra (approx. 30 minutes each):
- The Rise of the Early Church
- The Persecution of the Church
- A Marriage of Church and State
- Constantine's Christianity
The Small Group Event Manual
(8) Full sets of Bible Study Guides
(1) Copy of the companion book, Shadow Emperor, by Shawn Boonstra
(1) Copy of The Successful Small Groups book by Kurt Johnson
Plus, with your registration, you’ll receive special access to online materials to enhance your online meetings.
THIS BOX SET INCLUDES EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HOST THIS EVENT ONLINE.
Choose Your Online Event Marketing BundleThree bundles for all your online event marketing needs. Just choose the bundle that fits your church and we'll handle the rest.
Multichannel Online MarketingToday there are many channels and many ways to reach people online. For online meetings there are specific channels that work best. SermonView will handle all of these channels, give your event separation from your existing.
Today Facebook and Instagram combine to the best form of online marketing for time-specific events. We've built an entire page persona that will increase registrations and reduce friction (keeping you from having to perfect your social media brand before you launch a campaign).
Twitter ranks third behind Facebook/Instagram for social media advertising. Adding Twitter will increase your demographic base and be targeted at people wanting information now.
Google Ad Campaigns
Google is good for times when searches are high for biblical keywords. We'll add this service to the largest package so we have time to reach people searching in your community.
Email marketing is still one of the most powerful tools for reaching your community. We'll craft a well designed email and send it to your list of previous interests in our system along with any interests you have as well.
Downloadable ResourcesThese are promotional resources provided at no cost to participating churches. Download whatever you need!
Press Release TemplatePress Release.doc (Word, 232K)
This press release template may be used to submit to news organizations. Fill in your local details and submit it to your local newspapers, radio stations and TV stations. You might be surprised at the response.
Promo SlidesPromo Slides.zip (ZIP, 5.2M)
Four slides to promote the event at church. This zip package contains the slides in PowerPoint, Keynote and JPEG formats. After you download the file, you must unzip the file to access the slides.
Radio Promos30-sec Radio — not customizable.wav (WAV, 11M)
60-sec Radio — not customizable.wav (WAV, 23M)
30-sec Radio — customizable.wav (WAV, 11M)
60-sec Radio — customizable .wav (WAV, 23M)
If you have access to a radio station to promote Shadow Empire over the air, you can use these radio spots. The customizable versions include space for you to personalize with your date, time, location and web address.
Promo VideoShadow Empire Trailer.mp4 (H.264, 281M, 1:28)
This 90-second video trailer does a great job of describing the event and raising expectations for participants.
Quiz Announcement SlidesQuiz Announcement Slide.ppt (PowerPoint, 491K)
Quiz Announcement Slide.jpg (JPEG, 160K)
Encourage your members to find out what they know of ancient Roman history, and share their scores on Facebook for a fun viral campaign. The PowerPoint file has a space to put in your custom registration URL.
Follow-up ResourcesRevelation Speaks Peace Guides.zip
(PDFs in Zip file, 32M)
Our Revelation Speaks Peace small group series has been designed to follow the same model and should provide a smooth transition from Shadow Empire. You can utilize the series in a church setting, which can accommodate a larger audience, or in a small group at the church or in a home.
Download a single Zip archive with all the presenter notes and presentation slides for all 4 sessions. If you download one of these packages, you won't need to download the individual files below.