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It's tempting to put on blinders and fall headfirst into your Christmas production. But that can take a good chunk of joy out of the season for you and your team. Here's how to focus on advance planning and communication instead. more

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UVLD decks out "The Gift of Christmas" at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Texas more

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The display was made almost entirely of standard off the shelf truss, showing what a design team can achieve without needing to rely on custom parts. more

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Church Production’s Gift Guide for Church Techs offers 10 ideas for that notoriously hard-to-buy-for someone in your life. more

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Here are three important perspectives to keep in mind as you finish your Christmas production planning, lest we slip into “lather, rinse, repeat” mode because it’s the path of least resistance and requires the least amount of work. more

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We often assume it's OK to suffer now and neglect our health for the sake of the Christmas production. But doesn't help our wives who miss us during the month of December and our children who don’t get the same attention as a 9-5 family. 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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While emptying the mic cabinet once a year can provide a rare thrill, perhaps we need to consider our Christmas services from a new vantage point --- one that starts with pencil and paper. more

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Light needs to shine on something, and so stage design is as important to lighting as the lighting equipment itself. Here, veteran church techs share insights into making stages shine this season. more

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Setting aside time for prayer can fall by the wayside for busy church technical artists, especially during the holidays. Family time and connection time with others oftentimes become scarce, as well. But is this what God truly wants for us? more

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The audio quality of your Christmas production could depend upon mic’ing techniques. Matt Wentz, audio systems engineer at Willow Creek Community Church, reveals how to select and apply the right mics for Christmas events. more

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

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Too often that desire to be the Christmas hero can lead us to start using people to build our ministry, instead of using our ministry to build people. more

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