Make giant leaps forward in hardware, software, streaming and social media technologies now enable churches of all sizes to incorporate live streaming into their offerings. We explore five trouble spots churches should avoid. more


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Live directing isn't for the faint of heart. It requires the ability to deliver clear direction, quick feedback, and maintain a steady emotional equilibrium when dealing with others. Following are simple tips that can help. more


A directing mistake sparked Grace Church to develop a video philosophy. The result is a common language to communicate what success looks like to the staff and volunteer video team. more

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Live streaming excellence is not beyond your reach. What small churches lack in resources, they often make up for in determination. And even little improvements, over time, will make for a live-streaming ministry that starts to match your big vision. more



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As apps go, there are a lot of choices. Some are free and limited, others are pricier or require more expensive hardware. The key to getting what's right for your church is to compare them all -- and don’t choose based solely on price. more


In this first episode of "Across the Table," a new video series by Church Production Magazine and sponsored by Canon, Willow Creek Community Church's Blaine Hogan shares his approach to content creation and creativity. more


Church media director says AJA Kona 4 and Io 4K for audio/video I/O brings confidence to AGCC streaming operation more


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Dismissing sound or saying it’s “good enough” might be the biggest mistake you could possibly make in your live-streaming ministry. But there are smart ways to troubleshoot before any trouble has a chance to start. more

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Compact Ultra Stream HDMI combines flexible live streaming and recording with the convenience and simplicity of smartphone-based configuration and control more


Free download now available for both Mac and PC, provides remote control of the V-60HD over a connected LAN more


GY-HM250U offers lower-third and full-screen titling solutions for recorded or streamed video output without an external CG or production switcher more


Facilis integrates simple asset tracking into the interface of Adobe’s video editorial software package more


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Whether it's from an unforeseen circumstance, a natural disaster, or a speaker with sensitive subject matter, there will come a Sunday when you can't stream your church's message. Here's how to develop a back-up plan. more


Three basic ingredients are necessary: a strong concept, a format for organization, and interesting, on-the-mark content. more


Churches doing IMAG, TV broadcasting and webcasting now have a truly affordable option for professional video capture. Designed for studio and field work, both HD and UHD can be captured and output, helping future-proof a production workflow. more

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The portable, wireless Sling Studio is capable of monitoring, recording, switching, editing and streaming live video--affordably. And fixing a show in post has "never been easier." more

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Are you getting good ROI for your live-streaming ministry? Start by defining your church's objectives. There you'll find indicators of whether you’re headed in the right direction. more


High performance streaming capabilities in a compact package more


In the future, cameras may be accurate enough to see what your eyes see. But right now we still need to compensate for their short-comings. Lighting is vital. more


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