Respect Through Communication: Show Love To Community In This Simple Way
By Mikayla Kayne · May 4, 2018 • By neglecting to communicate, a church can cause a dire mess for paid staff or volunteers, and can literally put people in harm’s way unintentionally as a result.

Mixing for Streaming: Account for Differences Between Room, Stream Sound
By Todd Heft · May 3, 2018 • Many components go into a successful livestream: lighting, camera work, lower-thirds, graphics, transitions and audio mixing. The last of these is often overlooked, though, when churches put together a streaming production.

Mixing for Streaming: Right Mics, Placement Crucial to Quality Stream
By Brad Duryea · May 3, 2018 • Your live stream will benefit greatly from nice, consistent levels, so spend some time experimenting with parts of the signal chain, until it sounds natural.

Microphones: Resonance, Rhythm and Reverberation
By Adrian Gates · May 1, 2018 • Somewhere, you’ll find a place that captures the sound of the musical note the best. Start by putting your mic there. You might still move it around a little afterwards, but it’s a good place to begin.

Modern Day Gold Rush:  Don’t Be LED Astray
By Stefan Svard · May 1, 2018 • While the actual individual LED on an LED wall may last 10-20 years, based on the 100,000-hour maximum — when looking at all the parts, and not just the LEDs — some panels can be expected to have failures much sooner.

Creative Projection: Don’t Get Boxed Into Typical Gear Usage
By Kevin Penrod · April 30, 2018 • A few years back, I decided that I would take the resources I have been blessed with, and start to think about how to use them in the ways I’m called to, and to then push them to their limits.

Budgeting and Maintenance: Value Stewardship, Wise Use of Resources
By Stephen Botts · April 26, 2018 • Nothing lasts forever, so it helps when sitting down with a finance team or an officer, and pointing at items on a spreadsheet, that we know what will come out of rotation for reliability.

Hitachi Cameras Enhance Television Ministry at Texas Church
By TD Staff · April 25, 2018 • Z-HD6000 studio cameras and DK-H200 box cameras deliver superior image quality for local IMAG and worldwide broadcasts, as church spreads its message beyond its walls.

Doing Video on a Budget: Plan, Research and List
By Luke Ward · April 24, 2018 • It’s doubtful that anyone is going to hand you a blank check when getting financial approval for the hardware or software that you are looking to get.

Service Planning: Best Brains, Best Storms
By Eric Bramlett · April 20, 2018 • Once you have made your decisions, devise a system for explaining, sharing the vision and communicating the moments to the entire staff team. Avoid using email exclusively for such communication.

4K Cameras: Camera, Lens Combination Crucial in Handling Tough Lighting
By Stefan Svard · April 19, 2018 • With the upgrade to 720p, then to 1080p, and now 4K and beyond – that makes for far greater detail to be shown to your audience. This leads to the need for greater detail being paid to what you are capturing.

Lamps or Laser: When, Where, Why?
By TD Staff · April 19, 2018 • Depending on the needs for your house of worship space, either type of projector works better for different types of installations, beginning with whether the projector is being used for long periods of time, or occasionally.

Final Full Exhibit Day at NAB Features Solid Offerings
By Andres Caamano · April 18, 2018 • On the final full day on the exhibit floor, there were a handful of companies that stood out, particularly Haivision, NEC Display, Broadcast Pix, and Bittree, among others.

Beams, Spots and Washes: Dizzying Array of Fixtures for Church
By Charlie Pike · April 18, 2018 • Technology has come a very long way regarding light source options. LED will have an LED light source, whether it’s multicolor additive color mixing, or if it’s a white source, utilizing subtractive color mixing.

Keys to Reaching People With IMAG: Engage Your Audience
By Duke DeJong · April 17, 2018 • For video to be an effective, natural part of the experience you’re creating for your audience, you must find the delicate balance of placing them where they can effectively support what is happening in your service.

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Worship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2018
The March-April 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about how to prepare, prevent and respond to church violence, a look into what church management software can do for your church community, and a piece on how a once popular nightclub venue was transitioned to become Shoreline Church's new home.


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