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. 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. 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. 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. more


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. 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. more


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?” 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. more


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. more



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Tech types can be so hard to read ... what can you really use for Christmas, and what do you say when your family asks? Here's a list you can share to give them a fun jump on their shopping. 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




From a few people meeting in a garage to a multisite with 14 campuses, LCBC is on the move. Sean McDermott shares how he keeps pace and keeps growing personally. 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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Masks are fun at Halloween when kids and adults get to pretend to be something other than themselves. But in the world of church production, it's just best to be yourself--and to shed the mask you may sometimes wear. more

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Let’s use every opportunity to pass on not only our tech knowledge, but our love of Christ and others. Because at the end of the day, even though the church could and would survive without us, it can be better because of us. more


CPM caught up with Adrian Lopez, lead director of live production at Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas, for a compelling Q&A any church tech can learn from. more



You have been entrusted with leading some of the brightest minds in your whole church, although they may also be some of the more introverted and socially awkward as well. Here's what you can do to help them grow in their relationships. more

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Your gear needs the right input, and you're no different. If you're feeling ill at ease in your work or home life, turn over your anxiety to the only Power who can handle it. more

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Church filmmaking requires investment. There's no getting around it. But it's difficult to get leadership to green light that investment if you can't fully explain why a larger team and adequate gear is vital to your church's mission. more



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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