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As church tech people, it's sometimes easy to get lost in all the cool gear--and to forget that our main mission is to feed people the Word of God through our craft. Read more

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Jesus carefully chose his disciples and trained them to carry His legacy forward. It's a model we technical leaders can learn something from. Read more

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Very few volunteers find their way into ministry without a personal invitation. Most are there because of a film team leader who made a simple, easy and personal invitation. You can be that leader. Read more

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God has placed measureless potential inside all of us. As a technical director, it’s my job to recognize and steward that potential and, as a gift back to Him, extend others the immense grace so freely shown to me. Read more

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The most challenging part of fixing an equipment issue or troubleshooting a technical problem isn't usually the technology itself. It's dealing with other people while we're trying to solve the problem. Read more

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How well do you lead and nurture your tech team when you're struggling? And you will, sooner or later, because as a leader growth isn’t optional, which means that pain isn't either. Read more

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Other than piloting fighter jets, stock trading and law enforcement, few jobs can be as demanding as working in the media department of a church. Here are some tips on how to meet the challenge. Read more

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Top 5 suggestions to refresh and regroup after a long and demanding Christmas season. Read more

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A thermometer simply reflects the temperature of its surroundings. A thermostat, on the other hand, can change the temperature as needed. Which one are you most like in your leadership style? Read more

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The video director contends with 19 campuses in Charlotte and a handful of others, all in a day's work. Her favorite part of the job: helping others connect with God. Read more

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For church techs, “the most wonderful time of the year” can easily turn into the most demanding and stress-filled time of it. Read more

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Is your heart ready for Thanksgiving? A Church Production contributor shares three things he's most thankful for ... and then it's your turn--in the comments section. 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

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What makes a volunteer walk away from a church tech team? Here are four reasons why techs leave, and what you can do--preemptively--to make them want to stay. 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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As a tech director, you've probably learned that it takes a different skill set to effectively lead and motivate your creative teams. But are you intentional about honing those skills? Here are 10 actions you can take to become an even better leader. 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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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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