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Most church techs are introverts. Many of us love serving in the booth just so we don’t have to talk to others. While we can talk shop for hours with our peers, when it comes to casual chit-chat, no thanks. Read more

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As a church TD or volunteer, your time is naturally stretched thin. So you want your daily doings to be worthy pursuits. These tips can help you implement God-honoring habits that actually stick--and make a true difference. Read more

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Technical directors deal with so much more than gear and technical issues. To be a successful TD with a successful team, we must become excellent communicators ... with people. Here's how to build that vital connection. Read more

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As production fatigue sets in and the long hours pile up, it’s time to remember the Reason we’re doing all this in the first place. Read 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. Read more

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I don’t allow anyone on my tech team to say, “I am only.” I am only a camera person, or I only put up the song lyrics. Each one of us plays a role in reaching our community and beyond. We are here for such a time as this. Read more

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Are you making decisions based on a preference to stay in the background? Getting out of our comfort zones is always rewarding, though rarely easy. I know this from personal experience. Read more

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Raising the level of your productions begins as an inside job. Because as a leader, your team will never excel if you don't excel. Use these steps to break free of complacency and raise your church's productions to a whole new level. Read more

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The job you perform is just a temporary one. It should be viewed as a stage in the growing process that God has designed for you. Read more

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Martha seems to have done what most tech directors would do, she got busy making everything perfect. She was cooking, cleaning, adjusting the lighting and making things just right. Read more

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Our worship services aren’t created through lighting cues, fader positions or IMAG shot selections. They are designed around ministry goals and supported by ministry moments we church techs help create. Here's how to think them through. Read more

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You can't just throw new team members into the mix and wish them luck. They're going to need some help. Here are three common traps in the church tech training process, and three key ways to develop an effective process for training that works. Read more

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Conflict that goes unresolved for any length of time can turn into bitterness and anger. These situations are not healthy for any organization, especially a church. Read more

Ministry

In our pursuit of excellence, I sometimes think we've forgotten the human element. When that's the case, it's time to reboot our teams--and our mindset. Read more

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Now that Easter’s in the rearview mirror, what do we do with ourselves? Rejoice, reflect, and beware the strange lull.... Read more

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All too often we talk about great things, but then drop the ball when it comes to implementation. With Easter services upon us, complacency is not an option when telling one of the greatest stories ever told. Read more

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Church Production Live’s Capture – Content Creation and Filmmaking Summit sits down for a Q&A with the founder of Los Angeles’ Cooke Media Group. Read more

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Most of us in church technical arts like productions to run a certain way. But don’t let fear become a roadblock to trusting that everything will be fine without you. It's God-honoring to learn to step away and recharge--and to let others step up. Read more

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Typically, technical team members are behind-the-scenes people. They may naturally want to stay in the background, pushing faders or turning knobs. But part of your job as a TD is to help them step out of their comfort zones ... and into life. Read more

Ministry

Church techs need a designated time of renewal and revitalization that is more than a simple Sabbath. Why? Because when we set aside our stress and crazy schedules, we get to re-focus on our relationship with Christ and his people. Read more

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