Common Language, Common Ground: Improving Team Communication
By Adrian Gates · January 2, 2018 • Responsibility for communication falls to the leader, and often requires getting out of your comfort zone, to where one must attempt to speak in a language that is understood.
Best Performing 2017 Worship Tech Director Pieces Worth Second Look, Part 4
By Andres Caamano · December 28, 2017 • With pieces from nearly 60 writers this year, readers of Worship Tech Director had numerous articles to enjoy over the course of this year. Five in particular stood out, with this the fourth to be highlighted.
Best Performing 2017 Worship Tech Director Pieces Worth Second Look, Part 1
By TD Staff · December 26, 2017 • Thanks to nearly 60 writers this year, readers of Worship Tech Director had numerous articles to enjoy over the course of this year. These five in particular stood out, and will be highlighted over the next five days.
Service Planning: Sermonized Announcements
By Michael Edgar Myers · December 21, 2017 • Even the most Oscar-worthy announcement risks a thumbs down response, no matter how well it’s done. In some circles, the idea of movie announcements in church is as sinful as the organ, drums and guitars have been (or even still are?).
A Short Christmas Film
By TD Staff · December 20, 2017 • Over the span of four days, a short Christmas film was completed with equipment including a Panasonic LUMIX GH5 camera and AtomOS Inferno recording monitor.
Budgeting and Maintenance – Spending Money on Something You Don’t See
By Daniel Beard · December 20, 2017 • With budgeting in mind and realizing that replacing equipment can be quite costly, I strongly encourage you to regularly maintain your equipment, especially the bigger and more expensive pieces.
Team Development: The Afterburner – Mission Accomplished
By Stefan Svard · December 19, 2017 • If the clear understanding is that operating in afterburner mode all the time will burn up all the fuel – it is not an efficient way to do things. It is there for when you really need that quick boost to escape harm, with the expectation that one eventually return to normal operating mode.
Leadership: Is ‘Near Enough’ the Best We Can Be?
By Grant Norsworthy · December 15, 2017 • If you want your team members to bring their "A game" every time, the leadership style of the team leader plays an enormously influential role.
Volunteers and Audio: Working With Digital Consoles, Virtual Soundcheck
By Debbie Keough · December 7, 2017 • One of the best gifts of the digital age is many of today’s digital audio consoles have a process for multitrack recording the band from stage, and recording it to a local computer.
Service Planning Tools That Fit Within Your Church’s Budget
By Kirk Denson · December 6, 2017 • The resources available today have dramatically advanced just about every aspect of worship service planning in recent years.
From Production Director to Nonprofit: ‘It Was Time’
By Andres Caamano · December 6, 2017 • A few months ago, Digital Great Commission Ministries came to fruition, as David Leuschner began working with a series of churches on aspects of live production.
December Is Here, With Some Christmas Production Ideas
By Eric Byrd · December 1, 2017 • The simple fact is if you can’t lead people through this joyous season with genuine joy, people simply won’t want to give you 100 percent.
The 4 Obsessions of a Purposeful Creative Pastor
By Luke McElroy · November 29, 2017 • Often creative-minded individuals don’t find revelation in powerful, polished and preachy-like messages. They find revelation in the context of the community around them asking deep questions in safe environments.
Intentional Lighting: From Cues to Color Theory
By Mike Sessler · November 23, 2017 • One of the best things you can do as a lighting director (or technical director who programs lights) is learn color theory. Different colors make you feel different things.
Five Methods for Making Better Team Decisions
By Len Wilson · November 22, 2017 • In a healthy collaborative environment, the role of individual team members becomes more about leading the discussion around a particular aspect of worship, such as music, rather than dictating what idea will become the final decision for worship.
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, January-February 2018
The January-February 2018 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers articles about the many steps a church had to take in the aftermath of a fire, and another involving a church making the jump to 4K.