Video on a Budget: Seek Cost-Effective Solutions Over Cutting Corners
By Marcus Hammond · April 12, 2018 • Poorly designed and underpowered church video systems are oddly prolific. It’s your job, as a steward of the video system at your church, though, to instead push for the right tool in the right application, for maximum impact.
Service Planning: Calm Excellence is Achievable
By Tim Ottley · April 9, 2018 • There is no doubt that many elements of service planning need to be thought through and planned weeks in advance, for them to be given time to grow and develop.
Planning Center Online Tips: Keep Every Staff Member in the Loop
By Eric Byrd · April 5, 2018 • Don’t sabotage your own leadership and ministry tool. If you are the person they go to for information, the ministry’s success rests completely on you getting the information out.
The Role of an Audio Director: Achieving Accurate Reproduction of Sound
By Gabriel Antonini · April 4, 2018 • Unfortunately, many churches don’t place appropriate emphasis on the Spoken word mic. In a perfect world, all of our microphones will be of a premium quality. But if you must choose, put the highest quality mic on the pastor.
Team Development: Finding Tasks As a Means to Empowering Staff
By Dennis Choy · March 30, 2018 • Regardless of church size, each church has had to deal with burnout in some way with its staff. Empowerment allows you to take some things off your plate.
Social Media & Churches: Choose Platforms Selectively for Audience
By Jennifer Johnson · March 29, 2018 • Instead of posting to six social media platforms, for example, because they are ‘there,’ use the ones that have the greatest impact.
The Role of an Audio Director: Work at Growing Members’ Walk With Christ
By David Leuschner · March 23, 2018 • What you do in your personal life counts. It makes a difference in how you act and interact with others around you. Those interactions change how you mix, and they also affect how others mix.
AVL Networking: Learning The Standards of IT
By Tom Noble · March 22, 2018 • Regardless of what happens as our industry merges with IT, we need to realize that with them being much larger than the AV industry, we have everything to prove.
Spiritual Health: If Not You, Who? Setting Healthy Boundaries
By Zac Novak · March 22, 2018 • In everything we do, there are good or bad consequences that put us closer to or push us away from where we should be in our lives.
Role of an Audio Director: Help to Shepherd Each Member of Your Team
By Mike Anderson · March 19, 2018 • The members of my team are not there to serve me, and to make my job easier. I am trying to train and equip them as best as possible to do the job of mixing.
The Easter Stage: A Cross Pollination of Design Ideas
By Gregory Kayne · March 16, 2018 • With some creative planning and forethought, these times don’t need to be stressful, if we keep looking far enough down the road. Many of us with budget and time restraints may just need to design our stages in, well, phases.
The Role of the Audio Director: Engine Oil & Better Communication
By Grant Norsworthy · March 15, 2018 • If not ignored, in some cases, church techs can feel that they are deemed a "necessary evil," who are present only to give those on the platform what they want.
Team Development: Finding Your Creative Potential
By Luke McElroy · March 15, 2018 • Even though it may seem natural to repeat what is working, when it comes to creativity, we must constantly work our creative muscles and help find new avenues to creative success.
Role of an Audio Director: Open Lines of Communication Key
By Ralph Hicks · March 14, 2018 • Time is precious, which is why you asked others to do that job in the first place. The best way to empowerment is training and coaching.
Role of An Audio Director: Team Building
By David Bonilla · March 13, 2018 • The aspect of training is a vital part to the role of an audio director, in their never-ending effort toward building a team, where you take the time to invest in each of your team members.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.