Audio Production: The Boy, The Bed and The Band
By Grant Norsworthy · May 17, 2018 • The applications for the bouncing-toddler illustration have grown exponentially in recent years, into a way of thinking about music in general; giving a clear goal to work toward when crafting a band’s sonic quality.
Team Development: Empowering Your Team As A Whole
By Bryan Bailey · May 16, 2018 • Foster in your team members a sense of competence. Provide technical training or send them to seminars. Direct them to role models who can make them better.
What Makes for a Great Church Creative/Communications Director?
By Len Wilson · May 15, 2018 • A great church creative director is equal parts brand ambassador, storyteller, metaphor maker, creative coach, and strategist.
Church Communications: Taking Inventory
By Michael Edgar Myers · May 14, 2018 • As church communicators, we have but one purpose: to share the gospel — the good news of Jesus Christ, so that God is glorified and His people edified.
Church Communications: Content Marketing for the Church
By Greg Saffles · May 11, 2018 • This is a concept to go the second mile, beyond those well-known approaches, to serve people with things that will help them, add value to their lives, and provide an avenue for us to ultimately point them to Christ.
Mixing for Streaming: Aiming for Smooth, Consistent Broadcast Audio
By Debbie Keough · May 10, 2018 • If you have assembled your final mix from your FOH console or even a dedicated broadcast room, begin to study the recorded mix in as many types of listening spaces you expect your viewer to listen from.
The 4 Best Target Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Social Media
By Keri Rafter · May 9, 2018 • As consumers spend more time online, new types of behaviors are increasing, including connecting with friends, following brands, sharing contacts, all especially useful for a church strategy looking at outreach.
Respect Through Communication: Show Love To Community In This Simple Way
By Mikayla Kayne · May 4, 2018 • By neglecting to communicate, a church can cause a dire mess for paid staff or volunteers, and can literally put people in harm’s way unintentionally as a result.
Mixing for Streaming: Right Mics, Placement Crucial to Quality Stream
By Brad Duryea · May 3, 2018 • Your live stream will benefit greatly from nice, consistent levels, so spend some time experimenting with parts of the signal chain, until it sounds natural.
Budgeting and Maintenance: Value Stewardship, Wise Use of Resources
By Stephen Botts · April 26, 2018 • Nothing lasts forever, so it helps when sitting down with a finance team or an officer, and pointing at items on a spreadsheet, that we know what will come out of rotation for reliability.
Doing Video on a Budget: Plan, Research and List
By Luke Ward · April 24, 2018 • It’s doubtful that anyone is going to hand you a blank check when getting financial approval for the hardware or software that you are looking to get.
Service Planning: Best Brains, Best Storms
By Eric Bramlett · April 20, 2018 • Once you have made your decisions, devise a system for explaining, sharing the vision and communicating the moments to the entire staff team. Avoid using email exclusively for such communication.
Planning Center Online Tips: The Value of the Matrix, Templates
By David Erlandson · April 16, 2018 • While the basic functions are quickly learned by most everyone, it’s the array of options that bring out its true power, to where it amazes me today that some worship leaders are not using the software.
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.
Doing Video on a Budget: Buy What You Need To Get Going, Start With A Plan
By Ralph Hicks · April 12, 2018 • If you are still capturing video in SD, and are looking to jump to HD (1280 by 720 pixels) or even Full HD (1920 by 1080 pixels), know you'll likely have to change out most of your cables, screens, and cameras.
Latest ResourceFor Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
Dig into this final part of a three-part series that looks into choices for lighting design software, including Vectorworks and LightConverse, and how each can best serve the needs of your church.