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Carolyn Heinze

Production lighting needs TLC to perform at its best. Follow these tips and attend to your fixtures regularly, and you can save your church big money. Read more

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When it's time to purchase video displays, where does a church tech begin? CPM's guide points you in the right direction. Read more

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When it's time to purchase video displays, where does a church tech begin? CPM's guide points you in the right direction. Read more

Connecting church lighting with emotion and engagement Read more

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Regardless of the size of your Christmas production, successful stage designs require creativity, planning and effective collaboration. Here's how three church teams get it done. Read more

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Bringing color into the worship space makes attendees feel closer to the stage—closer to everything that’s going on in worship, contends one production director. LED video walls, too, add a whole new dimension to the role of lighting. Read more

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There are a number of variables to consider. Experts suggest doing your homework before you decide on which technology is best for your church—and reaching out to professional, reliable sources for guidance. Read more

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Advancements in architectural LED lighting are staggering, and that’s translated over to the theatrical side, experts report, creating a win-win for churches. Read more

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Experts report: Today’s lighting consoles are primed to meet the complexities that LED fixtures bring to theatrical control. Read more

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While many churches require only modest lighting control capabilities for their weekly services, they'll probably require a good deal more when it comes to Easter productions. Here's how to make sure you have all the console you need, year-round. Read more

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Moving lights, whether conventional or LED, are brighter and more accessible price-wise than ever. Check out this run-down of some of the latest moving light options that are spot-on for the church setting. Read more

Gear

Here’s just a sampling of the favorable word on powered loudspeakers from the experts we queried: “Always, always demo the speaker.” “Way less hassle than having to deal with amplifiers.” What is your take? Read more

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There’s a lot to think about when you want to project an image onto a display, but the good news? Projection technology manufacturers are developing systems specifically with houses of worship in mind. Read more

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Solutions designed to take the “human error” out of designing staging and rigging infrastructure Read more

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Projection or LED? 4K or not? How much existing equipment will have to be upgraded to support a new projector or display? All valid questions. CPM delivers a starting point to get the right answers. Read more

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From aesthetics, passive vs. active versions, and the financial impact your speaker choices will have on your ministry, our expert sources offer up invaluable advice to help you make a wise decision. Read more

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Choosing the right loudspeakers for small spaces can be tricky. Add in the enhanced flexibility required by portable churches as well, and loudspeaker selection becomes even more challenging. Here, suggestions from an expert panel. Read more

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Choosing the right speakers for small or portable worship environments Read more

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What are the current strategies for deploying environmental projection (EP)? A panel of experts weighs in. One NYC church decides EP is more useful than a new lighting system. Read more

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When it comes to audio consoles, churches are often trying to strike a balance: can we take advantage of all the sophisticated functionality today’s mixers deliver without overwhelming our audio team? Thankfully, the answer is yes. Read more

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