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.
Service Planning: Sermonized Announcements
By Michael Edgar Myers · December 21, 2017 • Even the most Oscar-worthy announcement risks a thumbs down response, no matter how well it’s done. In some circles, the idea of movie announcements in church is as sinful as the organ, drums and guitars have been (or even still are?).
Budgeting and Maintenance – Spending Money on Something You Don’t See
By Daniel Beard · December 20, 2017 • With budgeting in mind and realizing that replacing equipment can be quite costly, I strongly encourage you to regularly maintain your equipment, especially the bigger and more expensive pieces.
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.
From Production Director to Nonprofit: ‘It Was Time’
By Andres Caamano · December 6, 2017 • A few months ago, Digital Great Commission Ministries came to fruition, as David Leuschner began working with a series of churches on aspects of live production.
Five Methods for Making Better Team Decisions
By Len Wilson · November 22, 2017 • In a healthy collaborative environment, the role of individual team members becomes more about leading the discussion around a particular aspect of worship, such as music, rather than dictating what idea will become the final decision for worship.
Role of A Creative Director: Look to Three Components for Success
By Bradley Hodges · November 9, 2017 • A leader can leave directions, show volunteers exactly what buttons to push at exactly the right moment, but the true test of leadership, is in releasing.
The Role of The Creative Director: From Planner, to Producer and More
By Greg Saffles · November 9, 2017 • It’s one thing to have a brilliant idea, it’s another thing to inspire someone else to have a brilliant idea and to give them a platform to use their creativity.
Rebuild: What Do You Do When The Church Burns Down?
By Nathan VonMinden · November 6, 2017 • Despite the tragedy of the fire, a great number of friends stepped up to support the church and allow them to continue holding services while the church could move forward and rebuild.
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.
Washes, Spots, Beams: Varied Options Key For Your Lighting Rig
By Josh Holowicki · October 23, 2017 • With the available choices of fixtures to consider, they will help make your lighting system come alive and will add a dimension of creativity that will open many possibilities for you as a designer.
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.