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Are you a church tech change-agent or a serial idea killer? Here are three ways to prevent insecurities or a strong bent toward logic from holding you back in the exploration of new ideas for your church's ministry and vision. Read more

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To change and grow spiritually, personally and professionally takes fortitude in four distinct areas. A church tech leader and CPM contributor sheds light on them. Read more

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It's so easy to get caught up in the gear and the cool factor that the actual worship lighting experience--and the meaning behind it--can take a back seat. Here's how to keep your church's lighting focused on what really matters. Read more

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“Tech ministry” should be more about the second word than the first. Because we're called to be what Paul describes in Romans as “ministers of the gospel," and that starts well before we even touch a piece of gear. Read more

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It's inevitable, sooner or later your church will be involved in a construction project. You'll have to work with an integrator or other consultant who's designing your tech systems and spaces. Here's some advice to help you get it right. Read more

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To successfully lead or serve on a church tech team, enduring flexibility will be required. Because no matter how hard we plan and practice, mistakes will happen. Read more

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If we want to lead our teams better--and gain more influence across the ministry--we must improve our ability to listen. Here are three key ways to accomplish that and to help our teams grow in the process. Read more

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When it comes to building an effective training process, there are three main qualities that the process must have. Here's a hint: Benchmarks are key. Read more

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Delegating can be scary. But if you’re the one doing everything, you keep other people from having the opportunity to try something new and experience their own successes. Read more

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Whether you're leading a tech team or serving on one, there will be mistakes--they go with the territory of live-production. But the good news is, they don't have to define your church service or your team. Instead, they can be opportunities. Read more

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Technical directors deal with so much more than gear and technical issues. To be a successful TD with a successful team, we must become excellent communicators ... with people. Here's how to build that vital connection. Read more

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Video content on its own can miss the mark unless it’s catered to a specific purpose. Here are three critical purposes that can keep your church's video and filmmaking efforts on track -- speaking to and saving souls. Read more

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It's tough to put much time toward training when you're already stretched thin. So oftentimes we wind up short-circuiting the process. Here are common training traps and solutions to help you train up your teams right--and see consistent results. Read more

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Raising the level of your productions begins as an inside job. Because as a leader, your team will never excel if you don't excel. Use these steps to break free of complacency and raise your church's productions to a whole new level. Read more

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You can't just throw new team members into the mix and wish them luck. They're going to need some help. Here are three common traps in the church tech training process, and three key ways to develop an effective process for training that works. Read more

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With the right attitude and perspective, any church in America can be excellent, CPM's tech contributor finds. Because more than anything, excellence is a journey. It’s a relentless pursuit of improvement. Read more

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When things get busy, it’s the boring routine of maintenance that tends to fall by the wayside. But if your team puts this maintenance plan into place, you can expect far fewer equipment failures and headaches, which is always something to celebrate. Read more

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No multisite church can thrive without a plan for how to handle live production and technical elements. Here are three critical concepts to consider before you lift off. Read 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. Read more

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A big, powerful moment in a church service can be engaging and impactful. But if we don’t know how to set it up properly or transition out of it effectively, what was intended to be powerful can become distracting or downright cringeworthy. Read more

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Are you a church tech change-agent or a serial idea killer? Here are three ways to prevent insecurities or a strong bent toward logic from holding you back in the exploration of new ideas for your church's ministry and vision. Read more

Education

To change and grow spiritually, personally and professionally takes fortitude in four distinct areas. A church tech leader and CPM contributor sheds light on them. Read more

Education

It's inevitable, sooner or later your church will be involved in a construction project. You'll have to work with an integrator or other consultant who's designing your tech systems and spaces. Here's some advice to help you get it right. Read more

Education

Raising the level of your productions begins as an inside job. Because as a leader, your team will never excel if you don't excel. Use these steps to break free of complacency and raise your church's productions to a whole new level. Read more

Education

You can't just throw new team members into the mix and wish them luck. They're going to need some help. Here are three common traps in the church tech training process, and three key ways to develop an effective process for training that works. Read more

Education

With the right attitude and perspective, any church in America can be excellent, CPM's tech contributor finds. Because more than anything, excellence is a journey. It’s a relentless pursuit of improvement. Read more

Education

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Unsplash.com; Steve Halama

No multisite church can thrive without a plan for how to handle live production and technical elements. Here are three critical concepts to consider before you lift off. 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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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

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

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