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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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