A Quick, Inexpensive Way to Shoot a Great Video Greeting for Your Church
By Karl Vaters · April 6, 2018 • For first-time visitors to your church, show them things like how to get to your church, while showing them the perspective of what they would see first, whether it is your church building, or the church's sign.
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.
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.
Role of an Audio Director: Finding a Consistent Weekly Mix
By Mike Anderson · March 9, 2018 • In this role, I would be part music producer and help guide their mix until it was in the ballpark, while teaching and explaining the what and why behind it, as we went.
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.
Set Design: Creating an Inviting, Worshipful Space
By Chris Tall · December 5, 2017 • Even if you aren’t building sets to match messages, it’s still impactful to create a look that provides an inviting space. The alternative of blank walls and general room lighting gives a sterile classroom feel.
Declare War on Your Church: Planning Upgrades with an Open Mind
By Adrian Gates · November 2, 2017 • The sort of passion and free-thinking determination that resulted in maintaining a webcast in-house were contributing factors to why our church has experienced significant growth in recent years.
Team Development: Continue to Develop Your Craft, Focus on What’s Important
By Nathan VonMinden · August 2, 2017 • When seeking for ways to help grow your team, be aware of certain "what not to do" pitfalls, beginning with expecting your team members to work on improving in their craft on their own.
Spiritual Health: I Can’t Keep Doing This…
By Michael Scott · April 24, 2017 • Are there times where you are not energized by the amazing work of the Holy Spirit? Do you ever feel this way?
Our Easter Production Story: Designing a Movement
By Nathan VonMinden · March 1, 2017 • Seeking to go in a new direction prior to rolling out its Neighbor series, Grace Point Church in San Antonio came across a simple phrase where the church could get behind a strong message: #LoveYourNeighbor.
Don’t Sweat the Challenge of a Fresh Set Design
By David Bonilla · November 4, 2016 • The task of creating fresh set designs is one that can seem daunting and stressful, but there are a few tips to keep in mind.
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.
Communicating with Volunteers: Success or Disaster?
By Michael Scott · April 7, 2016 • Whether it's email, texting, or through social media, seek to communicate in a convenient way for the people you shepherd over.
Producing a Sermon: Video Techniques
By Greg Stovell · February 19, 2016 • One has to wonder, how is it possible that a sermon can fall short of the listener’s heart, if the Spirit breathes upon all who are called to preach?
Time For A Mic Check?
By Andres Caamano · January 20, 2016 • Oftentimes, the solution might be as simple as looking at the microphones that are within inches of the speaker’s mouth.
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.