Church Communications: Taking Inventory
By Michael Edgar Myers · May 14, 2018 • As church communicators, we have but one purpose: to share the gospel — the good news of Jesus Christ, so that God is glorified and His people edified.
Soundcraft Ui24r Review: Ideal Choice for Musicians on the Move
By Adrian Gates · May 10, 2018 • The Ui software far surpassed my initial expectations. The way the user can page from managing preamps, to working the main mix, to adjusting an aux bus is easy and natural.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Planning Center Online Tips: The Value of the Matrix, Templates
By David Erlandson · April 16, 2018 • While the basic functions are quickly learned by most everyone, it’s the array of options that bring out its true power, to where it amazes me today that some worship leaders are not using the software.
First Day of NAB Offers Mix of Intriguing New Offerings
By Andres Caamano · April 9, 2018 • One of the notable products right off was the GLX-D Frequency Manager, an add-on to Shure’s GLX-D Advanced wireless microphone system, which earned last year’s New Product Awards first-ever Best in Show designation.
For Lighting Design, What Software Is The Right Match For Your Needs? (Part 3)
By Christopher Eguizabal · April 6, 2018 • 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.
The Role of an Audio Director: Achieving Accurate Reproduction of Sound
By Gabriel Antonini · April 4, 2018 • Unfortunately, many churches don’t place appropriate emphasis on the Spoken word mic. In a perfect world, all of our microphones will be of a premium quality. But if you must choose, put the highest quality mic on the pastor.
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.
Latest ResourceWorship 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.