7 Tips for Creating An Engaging Worship Space
By Duke DeJong · January 2, 2018 • People expect some thought, character, and multimedia to show up in worship spaces today, but that doesn't need to add up to just spending lots of money as a solution.
A Short Christmas Film
By TD Staff · December 20, 2017 • Over the span of four days, a short Christmas film was completed with equipment including a Panasonic LUMIX GH5 camera and AtomOS Inferno recording monitor.
Volunteers and Audio: Working With Digital Consoles, Virtual Soundcheck
By Debbie Keough · December 7, 2017 • One of the best gifts of the digital age is many of today’s digital audio consoles have a process for multitrack recording the band from stage, and recording it to a local computer.
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.
Intentional Lighting: From Cues to Color Theory
By Mike Sessler · November 23, 2017 • One of the best things you can do as a lighting director (or technical director who programs lights) is learn color theory. Different colors make you feel different things.
Upgrade Planning: Make the Right Choice for the Greatest Impact for the Gospel
By Marcus Hammond · November 10, 2017 • Gear will fail at some point, and churches constantly face the scenario of having to decide between repair versus replace.
Directing Creatives Is Like Herding Cats
By Daniel Beard · November 1, 2017 • As Creative Directors, we must find a way to manage our fellow creators that we serve with but still allow them the freedom to be creative.
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.
This Will Go Over Like A LED Balloon
By Daniel Beard · September 22, 2017 • When purchasing an LED screen, you must consider the distance the viewer will be from the screen. The further away the viewer is the higher pitch the screen can have, which helps lower the cost of the screen.
Communicating the Gospel: Philip and the Ethiopian Go To Church
By Michael Edgar Myers · August 17, 2017 • Whatever the environment – big or small; urban, suburban; multi-cultural – in addition to solid gospel preaching, the order of service in each of these must encompass four basic elements.
Role Of The Lighting Director: Don’t Be Fearful of New Ideas
By Greg Saffles · June 30, 2017 • No matter the medium, the lighting director exists to come alongside others to create an environment that is conducive to a worship gathering.
Team Development: Seek to Work in Three Emotions Each Sunday
By Mike Paschal · June 29, 2017 • Each Sunday people walk in broken, worried, sad, angry, confused, tired, or lost. In spite of all that is going on in those people's lives, they show up to church looking for help.
The Role of a Lighting Director: Illuminate the Work of Others
By Tim Ottley · June 27, 2017 • There are very few churches that have a dedicated LD working on nothing but lighting. If you are one of those churches, give your LD a hug and offer a prayer of thanks to God for his many gifts.
Role of a Lighting Director: Create, Support Atmosphere for Worship
By Steven Hall · June 23, 2017 • As lighting directors, involving others will help you grow relationships that will make what you accomplish as part of the church's tech team to be even more special.
Team Development: Leading Your Staff to Success
By Nathan VonMinden · May 30, 2017 • I have seen so many leaders make the fatal flaw of expecting church workers to treat this like a J-O-B and then the next minute expecting passion and those same employees to go the extra mile.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, November-December 2017
The November-December 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a review of the 49 New Product Award entries this year, as well as those entries up for Solomon Awards in 2017.