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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

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Ours is a work of translation. The mission is to take what the pastor, worship leader or director envisions and make it real. We have to make their vision jump off the stage. And we have to be prepared, drawing from the full resources of our team. 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?” more

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In the world of church production, the inevitable month of December is upon us. 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

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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

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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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To operate well in this type of environment, start by taking an inventory of the 3-P’s: People, Process, Product. more

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If you want to recruit great volunteers and have some to spare, consider using these methods to shift your volunteer strategy from point-of-need to pipeline. 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

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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

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If you're a church filmmaker, sit up and take note. A fledgling event designed specifically for church filmmakers and content creators is heading into its third, very powerful year. 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

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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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It’s safe to say that Bryce Boynton is a good listener. He oversees audio for Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette, Colo., a thriving multisite church with six total campuses and online services. more

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Being a church tech team member is more than being a button-pusher. When we apply our time and creative energy in producing the service and all the media around it, we help change people’s lives--and ultimately their relationship with God. more

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Just because things get busy doesn’t mean that they should be overwhelming. And just because there are high expectations doesn’t mean that we have to be crippled by them. 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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