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Church techs need a designated time of renewal and revitalization that is more than a simple Sabbath. Why? Because when we set aside our stress and crazy schedules, we get to re-focus on our relationship with Christ and his people. 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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At Saddleback Church in Orange County, Calif., the tech team's goal is to keep the focus on the Message, while keeping the technology invisible. Read more

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Being in tech ministry, having kids, and carrying a smartphone make it tough to have quiet time in prayer. Here's why we should learn to stop and listen. Read more

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Church techs are servants on Sundays and many other days of the week--oftentimes in the dark and behind the scenes. So should they all be paid? And what about volunteers who freely donate their time? These three principles can help you decide. Read more

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What if Valentine’s Day isn’t really about love at all? (Otherwise we could just quote the Apostle Paul and call it a day.) What if the best gift we could give each other was deeply seeing and connecting with one another? Read more

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As Easter service planning ramps up and springtime begins to set in, the pace of life can leave you winded. But there are three fundamental things you can do to slow down, recover, and serve God better in your tech role. Read more

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Technical ministry involves dealing with people, and people can be hard to deal with. Here are tips from a seasoned tech director on how to handle tech team conflict with grace and humility. Read more

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A Forest, Va., church's tech director shares his inclusive approach to healthy team building: Tech Group. The weekly gathering is an open invitation to current tech team members and everyone else interested in serving. 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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Leaders understand that a team of one is a team of none, which means you must believe in multiple people to accomplish your task. And to do that, you must continually seek God's guidance. Read more

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No one should be able to say, “I’m the only one who can do this.” If you don't have a training program for your church tech team, the Apostle Paul offers you a blueprint. 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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What is it about a new year that makes us ready for new things? We instinctively know that it’s the perfect time to let go of what has passed and start over. It's the perfect time to reboot our faith. Read more

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You just helped deliver one of your church's biggest productions of the year--Christmas. Christ was proclaimed. Lives were touched and restored. Now what? It's time to stop, reflect and prepare. Read more

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In media ministry, we don’t often get to see the face of the person who's most touched by the message we help deliver. Yet we have to trust that the Holy Spirit is at work, that lives are being changed, and that we're passing the light of the gospel. Read more

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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

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In the midst of all the busyness there is a little voice in your head that asks, “Is this what Christmas is really all about?” Read more

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Christian author C.S. Lewis ("Mere Christianity" and "The Chronicles of Narnia" are just a few of his titles) is well known for statements that help us keep perspective. Here, CPM staff shares a few that speak directly to the church tech. Read more

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It's ​easy to celebrate Thanksgiving one day and complain about our jobs and the holiday workload the next. Resist the urge, and instead ​work to ​cultivate an ongoing attitude of gratitude. Read more

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