M. Erik Matlock


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Ours is a work of translation. The mission is to take what the pastor, worship leader or director envisions and make it real. We have to make their vision jump off the stage. And we have to be prepared, drawing from the full resources of our team. Read more


Enjoy your jobs and ministry work, but don’t make them your highest priority. The most important ministry you have is your family. Read more

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Are you making more effort to be superman to others more than you are to her? Read more

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How do you put God first? Is it your hours of service? Is it by being in church whenever the doors are open? Don't fall victim to the trap. Don't get so busy serving others that you neglect the ones that depend on you. Prove your love for God, by... Read more

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Ever run into a soundman who doesn’t really know what he’s doing, but refuses to allow anyone else to touch his rig? Read more

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The guys who immediately go into into panic mode are usually volunteers who have never set up a rig. Read more

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Upgrades are about solving the problems. If you don't identify the problems, how can you fix them? Read more

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There's nothing wrong with a big show production in the church. Just don't get caught up in production for production's sake only. Read more

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Here's how to protect yourself, your gear and your family. Why? Because sometimes we can let the production world become a kind of idol. Read more

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If I could hand them the most annoying and monotonous jobs, the least visible positions and the menial, tedious stuff and they showed back up next week, I knew I had a winner. Read more

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I see too many guys taking on every assignment from their church because they think it is exactly what God wants for their life. Dude. It's just a gig. Do it well, but it's not your life. Read more

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Don't judge me. You do it, too. Admit it. You no longer just hear the song, all you focus on that ringing snare or the acoustic guitar that's ready to feed back. Two things happened that changed my attitude when sitting in the audience. Read more

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While the glorious A1 tech was basking in the glow of a screaming crowd mixing FOH, I was back on monitor beach becoming part of the band. Read more

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Most of you work with museum-grade equipment, gymnasium-grade acoustics and MacGyver-grade survival skills. Still, I have encountered hundreds of techs who don't understand the basics. They are getting by, but only barely. Here are a few critical ... Read more

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The more wireless systems you have, the more headaches you can generally expect. Here are a few life saving tips out to make your life easier during the most wonderful time of the year. Read more

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