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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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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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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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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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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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"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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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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No man or woman is an island, and finding new team members is critical for every church tech team. The really big question is: What’s the best way to do it? 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

Ministry

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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

Ministry

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Church techs can avoid those "hair on fire" moments that inevitably happen in live production. All it takes is a little forethought and the willingness to rely on a predetermined process that you can arrive at in three simple maneuvers. more

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Our culture seems to spur us on toward individual achievement. And yet, real innovation, creativity and growth multiply with a collaborative approach. more

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