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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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You have been entrusted with leading some of the brightest minds in your whole church, although they may also be some of the more introverted and socially awkward as well. Here's what you can do to help them grow in their relationships. Read more

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Your gear needs the right input, and you're no different. If you're feeling ill at ease in your work or home life, turn over your anxiety to the only Power who can handle it. Read more

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I remember that set because I mixed it and I left disappointed in how it turned out. Now, here was God showing me firsthand that His definition of excellence, not mine, is what matters. John 6:1-13 spoke to my heart. Read more

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Being a church tech team member is more than being a button-pusher. When we apply our time and creative energy in producing the service and all the media around it, we help change people’s lives--and ultimately their relationship with God. Read more

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I’ve had great wins, some brutal defeats, the occasional bouts of loneliness, apprehension, sacrifices … all of it has been vital to who I am as a man and who I have become in Christ. Read more

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When we think of superheroes in the church we often think of the pastor or the worship leader with their cool tattoos. Certainly not the tech director.... Read more

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What if Timothy was a techie? The apostle Paul had a list of things for him to do. So consider, what is God saying to you today? In what area is He leading you to grow? Read more

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Here’s a biblical guide to dealing with any mid-service tech fail, and how to negotiate its aftermath. Read more

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How do you respond when people make mistakes or don’t follow through on their commitments? Do you ever find yourself sounding frustrated or harsh? Here's how to lead with humility, gentleness and patience. Read more

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