Budgeting

Video On A Budget: Account for Strengths, Weaknesses of Gear
By Adrian Gates · April 3, 2018 • A mentor once told me that it’s not hard to get Hollywood results on a Hollywood budget. It’s much harder to deliver on limited resources, but it is not impossible.

Moving Lights: Find the Right RGBW Match For Your Church
By Andres Caamano · February 10, 2017 • Nine models from Clay Paky, PR Lighting, Robe Lighting, CHAUVET, Blizzard Lighting, Elation, Mega-Lite, American DJ, and Epsilon stand out.

Versatile Set Design: Focus on the Big Picture
By Duke DeJong · October 7, 2016 • When looking how to proceed on a new design, look to a concept that someone else has used and adapt it in some way to match your venue and congregation.

Filmmaking, Small Church Workshops Offer Some Tech Insights
By Andres Caamano · September 21, 2016 • Preconference sessions at WFX in Louisville discuss value behind practice to get best use of technology.

Sustainable Stage Design
By Van Metschke · September 20, 2016 • Like most of you, I didn’t have a big budget for stage design, but wanted to achieve a great look nonetheless.

To Do the Job Well, The Right Stuff Is Necessary
By Duke DeJong · September 19, 2016 • Avoid the wrong tools for the job, because your efforts can otherwise prove futile.

When Seeking Success, Don’t Ignore ‘Mundane’ Tech Team Job Duties
By Justin Firesheets · June 30, 2016 • Recognize how the importance of the administrative sides of the job, like regular cleaning of equipment or preventative maintenance, can pay huge dividends over the long haul.

While Stewarding the Small Things, Don’t Forget to Plan Budget, Maintenance
By Marcus Hammond · June 29, 2016 • When it comes to budgeting and replacement for larger equipment, do you have a long-term plan for success, or do you operate in “emergency mode” every time something breaks down?

Finding the Appropriate Balance For Budgeting, Maintenance
By David Bonilla · June 24, 2016 • Every item within your budget needs to align with what the organization is trying to accomplish, their vision.

Retro-Commissioning for Churches
By TD Staff · June 23, 2016 • Studies identify improper equipment performance, what needs to be replaced, and strategies behind improving performance.

Facilities Maintenance for Growth
By Timothy O'Malley · June 18, 2016 • Look to develop a 20-year maintenance and capital plan that will keep the future of the church facility in top shape for the next generation.

Stewarding Your Vision
By Greg Saffles · June 13, 2016 • For many churches, it’s difficult to even move beyond 'maintenance mode,' let alone plan for the future.

When Is It The Right Time To Upgrade A System?
By Gary Zandstra · June 9, 2016 • A host of key questions to help answer the original...

The Critical Que$tion: What to Consider When Budgeting For Ministry?
By Greg Stovell · June 8, 2016 • Many churches and departments begin by asking "What can we afford to do?" or "How much money do we have this year?" I believe this is a very dangerous place to start.

Planning For Crafting Budgets and Creating Boundaries
By Nathan VonMinden · June 4, 2016 • Every piece of equipment needs to be upgraded all the time. Aim to choose upgrades that will improve you a letter grade or better.

Latest Resource

Worship 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.


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