Team Development: What Matters Most Is People
By Andy Needham · May 23, 2017 • Excellence can be admired and observed. For our congregation, they can be wowed, but not changed. Engagement is a much better goal.
WFX REACH 2017 Helps Churches ‘Reach’ Next Steps
By Alison Istnick · May 18, 2017 • Role-focused tracks included Tech Arts, Buildings and Design, Communications, Worship and – new to this year’s conference – Cross Functional sessions.
Ultimate Vertical Velocity: Navigating Growing Pains Vital to Development
By Gregory Kayne · May 17, 2017 • It’s that moment of lost momentum that no amount of team building exercises, training events or movie nights can avoid.
Team Development: Avoid Seeing Your Boss, the Pastor, as an Enemy
By Eric Bramlett · May 16, 2017 • Pay attention to details and make sure you don’t fall prey to some typical human instincts when things 'don’t go your way.'
5 Important Team Building Strategies in Church Tech
By Van Metschke · May 12, 2017 • One of the best parts of being a tech director in a church is the wide variety of things we do to support the ministry of the church.
Lighting Design: Experiment With Your Space, Don’t Simply Copy
By Adam Dye · May 11, 2017 • One of the most frustrating yet liberating foundations of design is that much of the best design comes from within the limitations of resources.
Team Development: “What’s My Motivation?”
By Marcus Hammond · May 11, 2017 • Technical ministry is a great venue for people of a certain skillset or 'wiring' to connect at your church. So often, though, tech teams can indirectly adopt a clique mentality.
Team Development: Help Team To Grow, Move Ministry Forward
By Brian Wilson · May 10, 2017 • Lack of development is what keeps many churches 'stuck' technically and understaffed, so make sure to invest in people, which will pay dividends down the road.
Values and Plumblines: Keys to Creating a Healthy Culture
By Dennis Choy · May 1, 2017 • When dealing with mistakes during a worship service, a key is to avoid doing the same mistake repeatedly, and learning from them.
Are Techs in Ministry?
By Lee Varian · April 17, 2017 • The spirit that gives us life corporately leads us into a miraculous unity of service — “ministry” — to each other and to our God.
A Familiar Cry: “I Need More Volunteers!”
By Adam Dye · April 10, 2017 • People in your church are probably used to seeing things go well each week—lights come on, microphones work, cameras capture video. So they may just assume you have the help you need...
The Digital Great Commission
By David Leuschner · April 6, 2017 • Avoid being one of those churches that miss the calling of a tech, and reinforce a tech's naturally negative suspicion that they are just tasked to "do things."
The State of Church Communications: Report
By TD Staff · April 5, 2017 • For churches that are either looking into creating a comprehensive communications strategy, or planning for an overhaul of that strategy, this report will offer valuable insight.
Volunteer Recruitment: Regular Signups, Auditions
By Kyle Smith · March 31, 2017 • There always seems to be a need for volunteers, since there are weekends where it’s as if there was a ‘bassist vacation weekend’ and finding a bassist for a particular campus is a challenge.
Volunteer Recruitment: Don’t Go It Alone, Make It A Team Effort
By Dennis Choy · March 30, 2017 • We didn’t sign up to be recruiters or even people developers, but one must recognize that “you will never have enough volunteers and you should always be looking.”
Latest ResourceWorship Facilities Magazine, March-April 2017
The March-April 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine includes articles pertaining to trends in youth and children's spaces, and a profile on a Colorado Christian high school that built a state-of-the-art performance venue.