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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 should never set out to make your IMAG look like church X, especially when you don’t know what church X’s circumstances are. Instead you should look at what church X does and try and figure out why they do it that way. The “why” is far more u... more

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A media server can let you tie what's on your screens with what your lighting is doing. And while that can add another layer of complexity to your efforts, the visible step up in professionalism may well be worth the effort. 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 to develop and cultivate a technical standard of excellence for all your church's services. more

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When it comes to drone cinematography, less is almost always more. And yet, a few strategically captured drone shots can oftentimes lend a God's-eye perspective in a powerful way that no other single shot can. 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 kind of video content is most appropriate and most effective for your church, and when? Here's a run down of the six main types and their pro's and con's. more

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Insights on audio design from church-experienced experts in the field. more

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"You want me to do what?" Church technical leaders learn fast that what's needed on the job is usually much more than what was on the job description. Here, seasoned techs share their sometimes surprising experiences. more

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As it turns out, all three options have pluses and minuses. So you really need to start with what you want and then pick the platform that best suits your needs--whether free or a paid live-streaming host. more

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Aperture, ISO, vectorscope and more. A knowledge of essential filmmaking terms and the concepts behind them can help church filmmakers take their craft to the next level. more

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Most of our church technical teams are made up of Millennials with GenZ just entering the volunteer base. Yet church leadership is largely Boomer and GenX. Here’s what church technical professionals on both sides of the gap need to know. 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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You’ve already put in 40+ hours and it’s only Wednesday. Yet the requests just keep coming. As a church tech, you definitely know the feeling. When you're on the brink of burn out with no relief in sight, consider these professional ways to say "no." more

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Your worship attendees deal with distractions out in the world all week long. Use these basics to ensure that when people attend your worship services you're making it easy for them to focus on what really matters--the Message. 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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Video is a critical media element in the church world. Is your team using it to your ministry's best advantage? Here, a church video veteran shares five key questions to help you strategically fine-tune your video ministry. more

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