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Andy McDonough

Personal stage monitor mixing systems are nearly ubiquitous these days, with the lines between audio engineering and IT blurring. Here are tips for selecting the right system for your church. more

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A retired Lakeland, Fla., shopping mall gets a second shot at relevance when it becomes a premier destination for worship and community. The mall’s old Woolco/Sam’s Club location is redesigned into a technology-driven, 2,400-seat worship space. more

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Mainline Arkansas church morphs into contemporary flagship for worship tech more

Case Studies

U.S. movie theaters are a popular option for Sunday morning church services. Catching that wave in Canada, Village Church in British Columbia embraces and refines its use of cinemas as multisites. more

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Whether your sanctuary seats 50 or 5,000, the basics of video display are the same: your objective is to take a signal from a source and put it in a place that everyone can clearly see. more

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Three basic ingredients are necessary: a strong concept, a format for organization, and interesting, on-the-mark content. more

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Premier sound and acoustic upgrades help Lancaster, S.C.’s Second Baptist Church propel itself into the 21st century—and record-breaking attendance. more

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Plaster falling off the ceiling, smoke and water damage everywhere, two iconic steeples lost in fire, yet church leadership spotted true modern-worship potential in a historic uptown location near University of Cincinnati. more

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If you’re not in the streaming game, it’s time to get in. Churches are seeing unprecedented opportunities to reach out past their walls into the local community and the world beyond. more

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CPM takes a look inside a Dallas-area church’s hit Christmas production that borrows from the world’s biggest stages. “We want to hit [people] in the heart, [make them] connect with the characters,” says Gateway Church’s Erik Snodgrass, director of p more

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Home to Lincoln Brewster and Thrive Worship, multisite Bayside Church in Sacramento, Calif., implements an audio overhaul on a shoestring budget. The church’s production director, Jake Cody, took the helm on the project and tells the tale. more

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Oak Hills Church has seen remarkable growth in San Antonio. A recent building addition to the church’s Crownridge campus has added a 2,600-seat worship center, both remarkable in technology and intimate in feel. more

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The Southern multisite gave CPM inside intel on its latest audio overhaul. Even though the project took place just days before Easter, Hope’s tech team leaders shared, “We didn’t want to continue with ‘bandaid’ fixes.." more

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A winning combination of components helps Lubbock, Texas’s Southcrest Baptist Church connect with community, locally and globally. more

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Multisite 12Stone empowers technical volunteers to propel multi-campus growth more

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Still photography remains the DSLR’s primary function. Setup for video can be a serious hurdle for beginners. Optimizing it can challenge seasoned veterans. more

Education

With more affordable and scalable avenues for distribution available, high-quality video streams are no longer solely the province of tech-savvy churches with IT departments. This trend—as well as other promising developments—will continue into 20... more

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Good planning can help your technical team set up a live streaming system that’s in line with your mission. more

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Should the sound system in your church be designed to support stereophonic or monophonic sound? Ask a layperson and they will likely tell you that stereo is better. Ask a professional audio designer though, and you might get a different answer. more

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Advances in solid-state illuminator (SSI) technology at the high end have opened the door for a variety of laser- and LED-based solutions that offer benefits for more common applications, such as church. A look at laser projectors, hybrid laser pr... more

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