Brian Blackmore


We’ll go out on a limb and say it was the strongest NAMM show for church techs in quite a few years. more

Jan 26, 2017 4:36 PM News

LDI is almost entirely about “visuals.” In light of that, LDI is an important event for church tech artists who are supporting their church's ever-changing rotation of sermon series.. more

Oct 27, 2016 8:23 PM News

Nearly 230 exhibitors displayed thousands of products for church productions at WFX. These Top 5 products were decided based on price vs performance, affordability and ease of use. more

Sep 29, 2016 5:30 PM News

NAB is all about content creation and distribution. With over one million square feet of exhibit space, it's enough to put any church tech into “overload.” more

Apr 27, 2016 3:18 PM News

Christmas Production Work ... in January? Sounds absurd, doesn’t it? more

Education 1 Comments

A sampling of major lighting manufacturers’ offerings. more

Dec 20, 2015 6:49 PM Gear

Think the gold standard of mics was minted in 1958? Hardly. While the Shure SM58 remains the world’s best-selling microphone, innovation continues in some unusual, remarkable and exciting ways. more

Jan 22, 2015 5:23 AM Gear

Our natural inclination is to only work on areas that need improvement, so they get the most attention. Wrong. We need to document what went right so we can repeat it. more


“Can Google Outsmart Apple?” was the headline of the October 2014 issue of Fast Company Magazine. Now we may know more about what prompted that question. more


Sometimes called the "musical instrument" of the visual artist, lighting consoles for churches are evolving. Here is a list of the latest offerings targeted towards houses of worship. more

Jan 13, 2015 5:37 PM Gear 2 Comments

Instead of focusing on the massive gap between our church and “that giga-church with all the toys,” what if we focused on the smaller, more achievable goals? more

Education 2 Comments

The difference between working and serving is not determined by whether or not a paycheck is involved. more


As some churches become more “event-driven,” the “faces” of the event (the pastors, worship leaders, musicians etc) need to change to fit the brand. Those that don’t fit the brand are let go, or asked to retire. more

Education 20 Comments

start by defining your “must wins” for the entire year. Make a long list, then pare it down to just to the top three. You can plan to do more, but these are the top three that you would find unacceptable not to achieve. more


Ace Backstage’s Microphone Softpod can hold six mics for about the price of two mic stands. more

Jul 20, 2013 5:30 PM Gear 7 Comments

Considering the German heritage of this mic, we couldn’t resist the comparison to automobiles. Enter to win one in our Get Great Gear giveaway! more

May 7, 2013 10:53 PM Gear 2 Comments

We got our hands on this new convertible stand and our suspicions were confirmed: NEW BALLGAME. more

Mar 28, 2013 6:12 PM Gear 1 Comments

While the audio and lighting were world-class and concert-quality, what stood out were the massive side screens. This was IMAG on steriods. more


Having heard an early version of the company's CBT design leads me to believe the audio in this video could be real. more


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