Attention all users!
We're very happy to announce a revolutionary new way to listen to sermons, watch videos, and access other resources on SermonAudio.com -- instantly! All without a PC and 100% wirelessly. It's the SermonAudio iPhone + iPad Edition!
It's our first native app for the iPhone + iPad and here's how it works. Simply go to the App Store on your device and search for "sermons" or "sermonaudio" and download it for free! Or you can simply click on this link!
We've worked hard on the user interface making this a visually beautiful iPad app with support for both landscape and portrait orientations.
- iPad: Play audio, video, or live webcasts WHILE you continue using the app!
- iPad: shows currently-playing sermons to see what others are listening to.
- iPad: Enjoy full-screen videos that take advantage of the large screen!
- iPad: Enjoy reading sermon transcripts using the larger screen.
Built-In Player with Auto-Resume! The built-in sermon player shows information about the sermon being played including sermon title, speaker, broadcaster, and album art. It also remembers your last play position for every sermon played and auto-resumes!
Native Background Playback! ... allows for multi-tasking and the ability to play sermons in the background while doing other tasks! Double-click on the iPhone's HOME button to reveal our integration with the iPod mini audio controls!
Multi-Bitrate Video Streaming! Stream the newest archived videos over any connection, including 3G, EDGE, or WIFI. Videos uploaded at the higher bitrate on SermonAudio automatically make a lower-bitrate option available for slower connections!
Push Notification of Live Video Webcastst! Watch live video webcasts from supported SermonAudio broadcasters wherever you are! You'll be notified via the "badge" counter on the app itself of how many webcasts are in progress.
Roku TV Integration! If you own a Roku Device, from your iPhone or iPad, click on the "Play-To Roku" button any sermon or live webcast and it will wirelessly send the command to your Roku to start playing the selected feature on the big screen!
|Apple TV Integration|
For those who use an Apple TV, we‚Äôve got you covered as well. Simply begin playing any audio, video, or webcast using our SermonAudio iPhone app. Then, select the Apple TV via AirPlay.
Click here for more info about AirPlay..
Local Church Finder via the MAPS tab. The app will automatically use the built-in GPS to locate your position and show the churches nearest to you! Alternatively, you can search by ZIP code or partial city name.
Download Sermons! You can now easily download multiple MP3 audio sermons directly to your iPhone or iPad for offline listening! It's perfect for "loading up" on sermons at a coffee shop via WIFI before getting back on the road.
New! Facebook LIKE Integration! How about this? iOS6 now supports Facebook integration so it's easier than ever now to share a sermon you enjoyed to all your friends on Facebook with a single click of the built-in LIKE button!
New! Podcasting Support! Did you know that there is a dedicated Podcast App available for iOS users? Easily subscribe to your favorite broadcasters' podcast feeds by using the "Subscribe to Podcast" button found on any broadcaster page.
New! Email & Share Integration! For iOS6 users, there are even more ways to share a sermon you enjoyed with others. Post to your Facebook wall, Twitter feed, or simply text-message or email the sermon to your friends!
New! Larger 4" Screen Support! For iPhone 5 and new iPod Touch users, you may have noticed that you now have a larger 4" screen! Our app supports the new larger screen format beautifully taking advantage of the extra real estate!
SermonAudio iPhone + iPad Edition allows you to elegantly browse and search through our library of over 657,000+ FREE MP3 sermons from thousands of different speakers and listen to any of them immediately on your iPhone + iPad! Additionally, you can watch sermon videos (MP4) and even read sermon transcripts (PDF).
Summary of features include:
And the best news is that this new service is completely FREE for all our broadcasters and listeners! We hope you'll enjoy this revolutionary new way of accessing some of the great preaching we have on SermonAudio!
- New! Native iPhone + iPad + iPod Touch application!
- New! Built-in audio player shows sermon information and album art.
- New! Click album art to switch between ministry & speaker photos (IOS 4.0+).
- New! Remembers the last play position for every sermon and auto-resumes.
- New! Robust audio streaming experience and background playback.
- New! Tune into our 24x7 Radio Stream for non-stop preaching+music!
- New! Facebook LIKE integration for easy one-click sharing (iOS6-only)!
- New! Fully-compatible with the new larger 4" screen!
- New! Optionally, open sermon links directly using the native app!
- New! Easily subscribe to broadcaster podcasts from the app!
- Browse, search, and stream AUDIO sermons!
- Browse, search, and stream VIDEO sermons!
- Browse, search, and read PDF transcripts!
- My Favorites. Access your favorite broadcasters, sermons, or speakers!
PLUS or FULL membership required (learn more)
- Browse through the daily featured sermon.
- Browse through the News In Focus audio commentaries.
- Browse through all newest sermons added.
- Browse churches by name, location, denomination.
- Use our Local Church Finder to find a good church!
- Browse sermons by Bible reference. Book, chapter, verse..
- Browse or search by the speaker name.
- Browse through our recommended staff picks.
- Browse through member-recommended sermon picks.
- By TOPIC: Addiction, Biographies, Family, Money..
- By EVENT Category: Audio Books, Weddings, Q&A, Funerals..
- By DATE Preached: January, February, March..
- Browse sermons by foreign language.
- Online Hymnal + Psalter. Browse or search for a hymn!
- Read Spurgeon's Daily Devotional.
- My Church gives you convenient, 1-click access to your home church!
- Download audio sermons for offline listening!
- Browse our news feed with audio commentaries and user comments!
- Find local churches using your GPS with our interative map!
- Play sermons in the background, integrates with iPod mini controls!
- Video streaming over 3G, EDGE, WIFI with selectable bitrate.
- Live video webcasting support with selectable bitrate!
- Retina-display icons + improved performance and bug fixes.
- Roku & Apple TV integration! Enjoy sermons and webcasts on TV!
- Add user comments directly to sermons or news!
- Instant push notification of live webcast events!
Your Favorites-To-Go! PLUS and FULL Members can access your favorite things on your iPhone + iPad. A sermon you want to listen to on-the-go? Simply adding it to your "favorite sermons" on the site will bring it to your "favorite sermons" list on your phone!
MyChurch 1-Click Access! Is your home church broadcasting on SermonAudio? Go to the "MyChurch" tab and type in your church's Member ID to jump straight to your church's sermons! Don't remember the Member ID? Click BROWSE to find it!
New! 24x7 Radio Stream! You can now tune into our unique 24x7 Radio Stream for non-stop preaching+music enjoyment! Simply click on the RADIO icon located in the HOME tab and keep it running all day long -- perfect for those long commutes!
New! Open Sermon URL With App! Now when you open a sermon link, you will be able to open the sermon directly in the native app to take advantage of far more features such as downloading, LIKING on Facebook, and so much more.
Add User Comments! You can add user comments to sermons or news items directly from your phone! Enjoyed a particular sermon? Encourage the broadcaster, and add a comment. It's now easier than ever!
A new evangelistic tool! People love to discover new apps for their iPhone or iPad. Introduce a friend or co-worker to the free SermonAudio app and introduce them to the great preaching from your church!
4/19/13 - Version 2.10 improves the player so it auto-retries when it encounters streaming errors. Facebook bugs fixed. Minor cosmetic bugs fixed. Added support for future mobile functionality support.
12/12/12 - Version 2.9 fixed an issue with the facebook "like" integration not functioning as expected.
11/1/12 - Version 2.8 now gives you the ability to open sermon links from emails and text messages directly in the app! Additionally, subscribe to broadcaster podcast feeds with the Podcast App. And we've fixed number of bugs related to iOS 4.3 users.
10/12/12 - Version 2.7 fully supports iOS 6 and the new larger 4-inch retina screen support for iPhone 5 and 5th generation iPod Touch. Enhanced social media integration: Share to Facebook & Twitter; LIKE on Facebook.
8/8/12 - Version 2.6 adds built-in support for our 24x7 Radio Stream providing non-stop preaching+music enjoyment anywhere you go at home or on the road! A new way to enjoy the riches found on SermonAudio.com!
5/7/12 - Version 2.5 now supports retina display graphics for the new iPad. Also has automatic reachability checking for smarter connectivity: views will now load automatically when the network connection is restored if no network connection is available on launch.
2/4/12 - Version 2.4 now sports "pull-to-refresh" on relevant pages needing to refresh content. Also, the DOWNLOADS tab now displays sermons with newest downloads at the top.
10/21/11 - Version 2.3 fixed bug in isolated cases with iOS 5 and added CLOSE button on iPad media player.
10/19/11 - Version 2.2 supports iOS 5 for both iPhone + iPad.
7/6/11 - Version 2.1 has a minor fix which involves remembering the last play position when a phone call is received.
6/29/11 - Expanded the filtering options for many of the sermon search result lists in the app. Filter by speaker for videos, transcripts, Bible reference, and much more. Give it a try!
6/4/11 - Version 2.0 now supports both iPhone + iPad natively. Built-in audio player shows sermon information and album art. Player remembers last play position and auto-resumes. Bug fixes and improved stability.
4/11/11 - Version 1.8.5 introduces support for the Apple TV via AirPlay so you can now enjoy live webcasts, videos, and audio on your TV. Also updated the tab icons to support the higher-resolution retina display. Implemented in-app browser support and other minor fixes.
12/21/10 - Version 1.7 now supports push notification of supported live webcast events. When a flash-based (H.264+AAC) webcast fires up on SermonAudio, you'll be notifed via an audible tone and the "badge" counter on the app itself will reflect the number of webcasts in progress.
11/12/10 - Version 1.6 introduces Roku TV integration so you can easily play any selected sermon, video, or webcast on your television.