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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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There’s an old cliché, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Here's how to get a jump on 2019. Read more

Education

Dear Pastor, here are three important things we tech team members respectfully need you to know. Read more

Ministry

Don’t fight it. It’s inevitable. Gear will break. Volunteers will quit. The set list will change last-minute. We can’t become such rigid creatures of habit that we refuse to embrace change and learn to bend with the challenges of tech ministry. Read more

Ministry

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

Ministry 3 Comments

There’s an old cliché, “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always gotten.” Here's how to get a jump on 2019. Read more

Education

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Is my heart ready and expectant for lives to be changed? Have I prayed for my team, the worship leaders and pastor? If I'm spiritually attuned, then I'm ready to produce more than just a big Christmas show. I'm primed to help lead people to Christ. Read more

Ministry

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. 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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Oftentimes, church techs don't think of themselves as natural leaders. So rising to fill a leadership position can seem daunting. The good news is, literally anyone is capable of being a leader. All it takes is a heart for true servanthood. Read more

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Tech directors and pastors rely on each other for their church's ultimate success. But as you know, getting both busy parties speaking the same language can be challenging. Use these tips to help get the communication flowing. Read more

Education

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. Read more

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Just because things get busy doesn’t mean that they should be overwhelming. And just because there are high expectations doesn’t mean that we have to be crippled by them. Read more

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You'll never accidentally get better at your job or at life. It takes an intentional plan to grow, and it takes God's guidance. Here, one tech leader shares his 4-point strategy for personal growth. Read more

Ministry

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What kind of video content is most appropriate and most effective for your church, and when? Here's a run down of the six main types and their pro's and con's. Read more

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No man or woman is an island, and finding new team members is critical for every church tech team. The really big question is: What’s the best way to do it? Read more

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Video is a critical media element in the church world. Is your team using it to your ministry's best advantage? Here, a church video veteran shares five key questions to help you strategically fine-tune your video ministry. Read more

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Church techs can avoid those "hair on fire" moments that inevitably happen in live production. All it takes is a little forethought and the willingness to rely on a predetermined process that you can arrive at in three simple maneuvers. Read more

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Live directing isn't for the faint of heart. It requires the ability to deliver clear direction, quick feedback, and maintain a steady emotional equilibrium when dealing with others. Following are simple tips that can help. Read more

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These three simple caveats can keep your equipment planning and purchasing on task and relatively trouble-free. Read more

Education

Many of us feel perfectly comfortable with the technical nature of our jobs, but way over our heads on the ministry side. Here are three steps toward overcoming those doubts. Read more

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For a church’s multisite model to be effective, the quality of the video experience has to be top-notch and repeatable from week to week. CPM reports on how to cover all your bases and ensure success. Read more

Education

An alarming number of church techs struggle with burnout each year. But there are healthy ways to relieve stress, find rest, and refocus on the purpose of your calling. Read more

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