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Are you making decisions based on a preference to stay in the background? Getting out of our comfort zones is always rewarding, though rarely easy. I know this from personal experience. Read more

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I don’t allow anyone on my tech team to say, “I am only.” I am only a camera person, or I only put up the song lyrics. Each one of us plays a role in reaching our community and beyond. We are here for such a time as this. Read more

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If a job well done means the technology works seamlessly with no distractions, why do we get so frustrated when our efforts aren’t acknowledged? Read more

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When you work in tech ministry, it can be difficult to worship around all the busyness of production. Yet prayer in total devotion requires our complete presence and engagement. Read more

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The job you perform is just a temporary one. It should be viewed as a stage in the growing process that God has designed for you. Read more

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Martha seems to have done what most tech directors would do, she got busy making everything perfect. She was cooking, cleaning, adjusting the lighting and making things just right. Read more

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Where does your skill come from --- trade school, a degree program, the school of hard knocks? Certainly those experiences helped, but that's only partially right. Read more

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Conflict that goes unresolved for any length of time can turn into bitterness and anger. These situations are not healthy for any organization, especially a church. Read more

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In our pursuit of excellence, I sometimes think we've forgotten the human element. When that's the case, it's time to reboot our teams--and our mindset. Read more

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Typically, technical team members are behind-the-scenes people. They may naturally want to stay in the background, pushing faders or turning knobs. But part of your job as a TD is to help them step out of their comfort zones ... and into life. Read more

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Being in tech ministry, having kids, and carrying a smartphone make it tough to have quiet time in prayer. Here's why we should learn to stop and listen. Read more

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As Easter service planning ramps up and springtime begins to set in, the pace of life can leave you winded. But there are three fundamental things you can do to slow down, recover, and serve God better in your tech role. Read more

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We read blogs and listen to podcasts about how we can grow in our technical or leadership skill. But how often do we put that same amount of effort into growing as a parent or a spouse? Read more

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Leaders understand that a team of one is a team of none, which means you must believe in multiple people to accomplish your task. And to do that, you must continually seek God's guidance. Read more

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No one should be able to say, “I’m the only one who can do this.” If you don't have a training program for your church tech team, the Apostle Paul offers you a blueprint. Read more

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In the midst of all the busyness there is a little voice in your head that asks, “Is this what Christmas is really all about?” Read more

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Christian author C.S. Lewis ("Mere Christianity" and "The Chronicles of Narnia" are just a few of his titles) is well known for statements that help us keep perspective. Here, CPM staff shares a few that speak directly to the church tech. Read more

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It's ​easy to celebrate Thanksgiving one day and complain about our jobs and the holiday workload the next. Resist the urge, and instead ​work to ​cultivate an ongoing attitude of gratitude. Read more

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Am I regularly seeking God’s presence and supernatural provision, or am I content to rely on my own understanding? As a tech team manager, the group will never grow past the limits placed by my own spiritual growth and development. Read more

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Masks are fun at Halloween when kids and adults get to pretend to be something other than themselves. But in the world of church production, it's just best to be yourself--and to shed the mask you may sometimes wear. Read more

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