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Is your church's production rigging in line with current standards? Is your rigging hardware rated for its current application? If in doubt, check out the newly revised ANSI standard for mounting luminaires and other lighting devices. more

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In a position where “unpaid” often means “undependable,” mature volunteers rarely miss their scheduled service. Also, older volunteers have flexible schedules to donate time as needed. more

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You'll never accidentally get better at your job or at life. It takes an intentional plan to grow, and it takes God's guidance. Here, one tech leader shares his 4-point strategy for personal growth. more

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How many church techs are just as intentional about their spiritual preparedness for the weekend as they are about their input list for the band? With the same care we prepare our console, Christ calls us to prepare spiritually to serve Him. more

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What’s the No. 1 goal that God has for you as a church tech? Not surprisingly, it probably doesn’t revolve around your technical excellence, but instead on something much more personal. more

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Cloud storage system is chosen solution for 20+ years of historical archives for Joyce Meyer Ministries. more

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I’ve had great wins, some brutal defeats, the occasional bouts of loneliness, apprehension, sacrifices … all of it has been vital to who I am as a man and who I have become in Christ. more

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How well do you know your team? It’s more than knowing whether they have an ear for mixing or a focus for ProPresenter. It's knowing their stories, and it's letting them know that each one of them matters to the whole. more

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When we think of superheroes in the church we often think of the pastor or the worship leader with their cool tattoos. Certainly not the tech director.... more

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Kids ministries usually have far fewer tech toys than the main sanctuary. So it's not surprising churches are in dire need of techs to serve there. But how do you get people excited to sign on? more

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In the excitement and intensity of ministry, it is easy to become so focused on serving God that we forget to seek Him. But how can we hear the Lord's whisper if we never stop, turn down the volume of life, and listen? more

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Do you have what it takes to be successful in the role? The job involves technical know-how and a talent for logistics, for sure, but there are other critical ingredients, including intrinsic motivation--or the call to ministry. more

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Scripture has a lot to say about leaning on one another. When we're experiencing difficulty, maybe we need to find another person God has put into our path that we can trust, and then unload. more

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What if Timothy was a techie? The apostle Paul had a list of things for him to do. So consider, what is God saying to you today? In what area is He leading you to grow? more

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Here’s a biblical guide to dealing with any mid-service tech fail, and how to negotiate its aftermath. more

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Look around you. Church technical arts and pro AVL tend to be dominated by men. But CPM's contributor proposes that this needs to change, and that there is a biblical imperative for women serving in church tech. more

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How do you respond when people make mistakes or don’t follow through on their commitments? Do you ever find yourself sounding frustrated or harsh? Here's how to lead with humility, gentleness and patience. more

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We understand our technical world and how it supports the worship service, but can we pin point its effect in people's lives? That kind of feedback can be hard to come by. more

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Many of us feel perfectly comfortable with the technical nature of our jobs, but way over our heads on the ministry side. Here are three steps toward overcoming those doubts. more

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As church techs, how many productions, projects, or events have subtly taken the place of God as our object of worship? Examining Deuteronomy 4:25-31 can lend perspective and help us get back on track. more

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