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

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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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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. 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. more

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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. 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? 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. 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. 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. more

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

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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. 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. more

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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. more

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Part-time, full-time, staffer or contractor, what type of talent does your tech team need? A seasoned church production director shares his approach to hiring, and the key character traits he looks for in his chosen candidate. more

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Your carefully crafted church project deserves to be managed well. These eight steps from a seasoned church tech will help ensure you get the best AVL integrator for the job. more

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There is a broken belief in the church world that in order to be good stewards, we have to be penny-pinchers. Nothing could be further from the truth. more

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

Ministry

The top three New Year’s resolutions for church production techs. more

Education

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