Worship 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.
View the Christmas video here.
In this 11:32 video, it took four days for Brent Mann, the Media Director at Highland Village Church in Bloomington, Indiana, to handle filming, along with a number of hours of editing.
The equipment used during this filming featured a Panasonic LUMIX GH5 camera, attached to a AtomOS Inferno recording monitor to get the best quality possible.
What was spent to complete the film project was less than $500. All the props, locations, and actors were donated or from the church.
The person who served as the main actor in the film was actually a high level manger for an electrical company in the area.
For smaller or medium churches, such a project is certainly possible, as Highland Village runs at around 230 people, and was able to complete such a project.
Directing Creatives Is Like Herding Cats
By Daniel Beard · November 1, 2017 •
As Creative Directors, we must find a way to manage our fellow creators that we serve with but still allow them the freedom to be creative.
Environmental Projection: Getting It Done Without Projectors
By Chris Tall · October 11, 2017 •
Besides lighting your team well with front and back light so that they are seen and have depth, the cohesive look of a set or environment behind them now puts them in a space that has depth.
Master Planning an AVL Build or Upgrade At Your Church
By Van Metschke · October 5, 2017 •
Many churches wait too long or don’t put much importance to the audio, video and lighting portion of a project, until it is too late.
This Will Go Over Like A LED Balloon
By Daniel Beard · September 22, 2017 •
When purchasing an LED screen, you must consider the distance the viewer will be from the screen. The further away the viewer is the higher pitch the screen can have, which helps lower the cost of the screen.
Sound Check and Rehearsals: Vital For Excellence in Worship Services
By Tony Staires · September 14, 2017 •
Sometimes at Granger Community Church, reordering the service might be necessary, if it is seen that it will benefit the two services on Sunday.
Communicating the Gospel: Philip and the Ethiopian Go To Church
By Michael Edgar Myers · August 17, 2017 •
Whatever the environment – big or small; urban, suburban; multi-cultural – in addition to solid gospel preaching, the order of service in each of these must encompass four basic elements.
For Lawo, First Console Install in a Church a Rousing Success
By Andres Caamano · July 25, 2017 •
Since Granger Community Church in Indiana installed two consoles prior to Christmas, a 'partnership' has blossomed.
Role Of The Lighting Director: Don’t Be Fearful of New Ideas
By Greg Saffles · June 30, 2017 •
No matter the medium, the lighting director exists to come alongside others to create an environment that is conducive to a worship gathering.
Team Development: Seek to Work in Three Emotions Each Sunday
By Mike Paschal · June 29, 2017 •
Each Sunday people walk in broken, worried, sad, angry, confused, tired, or lost. In spite of all that is going on in those people's lives, they show up to church looking for help.
The Role of a Lighting Director: Illuminate the Work of Others
By Tim Ottley · June 27, 2017 •
There are very few churches that have a dedicated LD working on nothing but lighting. If you are one of those churches, give your LD a hug and offer a prayer of thanks to God for his many gifts.