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.
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.
Lighting Design Software Guide: Making It Easier With What Works (Part 1)
By Christopher Eguizabal · March 29, 2018 • Dive into this three-part series about lighting design software, and how programs such as Vectorworks and LightConverse can best serve the needs of your church.
The Top 3 Things to Know When Purchasing Used Equipment
By Alex Fuller · February 8, 2018 • The industry moves so rapidly with an onslaught of new gear that tempts us every year, and there will always be items that are worth the big-ticket expense, so seek out savings where they can be found. ... Read More.
Stage Design: Constantly Be On The Lookout for Inspiration
By Brian Wilson · December 13, 2017 • No set design ever brought anyone to faith, but great design can draw people into worship in a fresh way, where God can move in their lives.
Sound System Design: Determine Right Type of Speaker for Space
By Mike Anderson · December 11, 2017 • The normal logic is that what they are looking to replace is old, and it needs to be upgraded, to where the new system will sound great and make everything better.
Sound Reinforcement Systems: ‘The Best Sound Comes From One Source’
By Brian Poole · December 11, 2017 • Are we looking for a loud system that has measurably similar low-end coverage in every seat? Or are we looking for the utmost intelligibility and the tightest low-end?
Service Planning Tools That Fit Within Your Church’s Budget
By Kirk Denson · December 6, 2017 • The resources available today have dramatically advanced just about every aspect of worship service planning in recent years.
Sound Reinforcement Systems: Research Key to Matching Needs to Space
By David Bonilla · December 4, 2017 • For churches, a problem often can arise from the thought that in areas where there are dead spots, to "just put some speakers in this spot to fill in the lack of volume."
Christmas Production: Setting the Stage for Christmas
By Alex Fuller · November 17, 2017 • Chances are you’ll be the only one to notice slight changes that are made to the set, and the audience will still end up being amazed.
Environmental Projection: Getting It Done Without Projectors
By Chris Tall · October 11, 2017 • Besides lighting your team well with front and back light so that they are seen and have depth, the cohesive look of a set or environment behind them now puts them in a space that has depth.
Audio Mixing Consoles: Budget, Stewardship Go Hand in Hand
By Mike Anderson · March 24, 2017 • When planning a purchase of an expensive piece of audio/visual equipment, it should be planned to be used for 10 years.
Audio Mixing Consoles: Don’t Ignore Questions, Research, Budget
By David Bonilla · March 2, 2017 • Considerations such as where the audio mixing console will be located play a large part about what console would be the perfect fit for your church.
5 Tips for Social Media Scheduling
By Mark MacDonald · November 11, 2016 • Social media is constantly changing, so you need to as well. Watch your analytics to see how you’re doing with engagement and followers.
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.