WFX Conference & Expo: Seven Reasons Why It Stands Apart
By TD Staff · May 21, 2018 • Plan to head down this year between November 13-15, 2018, to take advantage of superb learning opportunities onsite for three full days at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida.
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.
Mixing for Streaming: Account for Differences Between Room, Stream Sound
By Todd Heft · May 3, 2018 • Many components go into a successful livestream: lighting, camera work, lower-thirds, graphics, transitions and audio mixing. The last of these is often overlooked, though, when churches put together a streaming production.
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.
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.
Role of An Audio Director: Team Building
By David Bonilla · March 13, 2018 • The aspect of training is a vital part to the role of an audio director, in their never-ending effort toward building a team, where you take the time to invest in each of your team members.
Stage/Sanctuary Lighting: How Best to Serve Your Ministry’s Needs
By Josh Holowicki · February 21, 2018 • Lighting is one of the most powerful tools available to tell a story, and it gives us the ability to focus the attention of the audience in a very specific way.
Team Development: The Three C’s Around Developing A Strong, Healthy Group
By Megan Kelly · February 16, 2018 • Whether you’re assigning day-to-day tasks or working on a big project, clear boundaries are important to maintain a healthy work environment.
Team Development: It Must Start With Recruiting, Assembling
By Eric Byrd · January 18, 2018 • Make sure you communicate to your team that the changes you plan on implementing are to keep and attract people to the team, not to kick members off of it.
Your Ministry’s Farm System: School Days
By Michael Edgar Myers · January 17, 2018 • In schools, there are some teacher-student relationships (can you say Paul and Timothy?) that result in teens feeling welcome and returning after college. What similar relationships are forged in your ministry?
The Facebook Apocalypse: Step Back from the Ledge
By Adrian Gates · January 16, 2018 • How I learned to stop worrying about the latest algorithm change by Facebook, and come to love the Newsfeed.
Team Development: Asking Yourself, ‘Who Owns It?’
By Marcus Hammond · January 16, 2018 • Trust is as much about anticipating success as it is about accepting failure, as long as something is learned in the process.
Does Your Ministry Need To Have a Farm System?
By Michael Edgar Myers · January 15, 2018 • Where churches struggle – in the planting phase, and especially in the aging period – is that so much of the work is too often left done in too few hands.
Why is Social Media in Ministry So Important?
By Len Wilson · January 10, 2018 • The social media model of communication is receiver-focused. It’s about understanding problems and helping solve them. The medium, at its best, has shifted us from hype to help.
Latest ResourceWorship 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.