Social Media & Churches: Choose Platforms Selectively for Audience
By Jennifer Johnson · March 29, 2018 • Instead of posting to six social media platforms, for example, because they are ‘there,’ use the ones that have the greatest impact.
Set Design: Work to Design With Repetitive Elements
By Steven Hall · March 28, 2018 • One of the beauties of a repetitive set design is that you can create one hundred copies of the same thing. It is much easier to create a single item one hundred times, than to create one hundred items that are individually different.
The Role of an Audio Director: Work at Growing Members’ Walk With Christ
By David Leuschner · March 23, 2018 • What you do in your personal life counts. It makes a difference in how you act and interact with others around you. Those interactions change how you mix, and they also affect how others mix.
AVL Networking: Learning The Standards of IT
By Tom Noble · March 22, 2018 • Regardless of what happens as our industry merges with IT, we need to realize that with them being much larger than the AV industry, we have everything to prove.
Spiritual Health: If Not You, Who? Setting Healthy Boundaries
By Zac Novak · March 22, 2018 • In everything we do, there are good or bad consequences that put us closer to or push us away from where we should be in our lives.
AV Networks: Future of Audio, Video Directly Tied to IT
By Stefan Svard · March 21, 2018 • While there are a wide range of signal types to consider when thinking about the right AV network, the type of cable most often used for such networks is Ethernet.
Role of an Audio Director: Help to Shepherd Each Member of Your Team
By Mike Anderson · March 19, 2018 • The members of my team are not there to serve me, and to make my job easier. I am trying to train and equip them as best as possible to do the job of mixing.
The Easter Stage: A Cross Pollination of Design Ideas
By Gregory Kayne · March 16, 2018 • With some creative planning and forethought, these times don’t need to be stressful, if we keep looking far enough down the road. Many of us with budget and time restraints may just need to design our stages in, well, phases.
The Role of the Audio Director: Engine Oil & Better Communication
By Grant Norsworthy · March 15, 2018 • If not ignored, in some cases, church techs can feel that they are deemed a "necessary evil," who are present only to give those on the platform what they want.
Team Development: Finding Your Creative Potential
By Luke McElroy · March 15, 2018 • Even though it may seem natural to repeat what is working, when it comes to creativity, we must constantly work our creative muscles and help find new avenues to creative success.
Role of an Audio Director: Open Lines of Communication Key
By Ralph Hicks · March 14, 2018 • Time is precious, which is why you asked others to do that job in the first place. The best way to empowerment is training and coaching.
Role of An Audio Director: Team Building
By David Bonilla · March 13, 2018 • The aspect of training is a vital part to the role of an audio director, in their never-ending effort toward building a team, where you take the time to invest in each of your team members.
Streaming: Take the Time to Test To Learn What Works
By Tim Dougherty · March 13, 2018 • Resources in the video production and streaming industry are endless, with no limit to what you can accomplish using multi-camera systems, studio lighting rigs, high-end encoding devices, multi-staff teams, etc.
Role of an Audio Director: Finding a Consistent Weekly Mix
By Mike Anderson · March 9, 2018 • In this role, I would be part music producer and help guide their mix until it was in the ballpark, while teaching and explaining the what and why behind it, as we went.
Live Streaming: Before Planning to Stream, Account for Size of Church, Staff
By Brent Mann · March 9, 2018 • Depending on the size of your church, the option of whether to go with live streaming over podcasting is a worthwhile consideration.
Latest ResourceFor Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
Dig into this final part of a three-part series that looks into choices for lighting design software, including Vectorworks and LightConverse, and how each can best serve the needs of your church.