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One powerful takeaway from Graham's 1998 TED Talk? When our productions are used to serve God’s people, creating a way for them to commune with Him, only then are we using the tools God provides for their designed purpose. more

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How many church techs are just as intentional about their spiritual preparedness for the weekend as they are about their input list for the band? With the same care we prepare our console, Christ calls us to prepare spiritually to serve Him. more

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How well do you know your team? It’s more than knowing whether they have an ear for mixing or a focus for ProPresenter. It's knowing their stories, and it's letting them know that each one of them matters to the whole. more

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

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Look around you. Church technical arts and pro AVL tend to be dominated by men. But CPM's contributor proposes that this needs to change, and that there is a biblical imperative for women serving in church tech. more

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A church tech travels to Japan and learns from Panasonic’s company philosophy of meichi, “to know the mission.” Some key takeaways for technical team members: that of joyfully giving our time and energy, and of leading people from suffering to peace. more

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Now that Easter’s in the rearview mirror, what do we do with ourselves? Rejoice, reflect, and beware the strange lull.... more

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Most of us in church technical arts like productions to run a certain way. But don’t let fear become a roadblock to trusting that everything will be fine without you. It's God-honoring to learn to step away and recharge--and to let others step up. more

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One powerful takeaway from Graham's 1998 TED Talk? When our productions are used to serve God’s people, creating a way for them to commune with Him, only then are we using the tools God provides for their designed purpose. more

Ministry

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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The old adage that says "pick two" may be true for certain construction or service industries, but it should not be true for church tech. We have a biblical imperative that says otherwise. more

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Do you know what to do if an active shooter enters the worship center? How long would it take you to react? What protocols do you have in place? Here's a framework for starting (or refining) your church's emergency operations plan. more

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“We are ambassadors for Christ, since God is making his appeal through us,” physically through our tech booth, our mics, our mix, our lighting and, most importantly, our hearts. more

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Don't fall into believing there is a single "best" console, loudspeaker or lighting desk. Your situation is unique. Your solution may be too. The apostle Paul notes that excellence is produced out of what is honorable, just and pure, not necessarily more

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Church techs need to think of themselves as customer-service employees first, and tech workers second. more

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