Stage Design: Constantly Be On The Lookout for Inspiration
By Brian Wilson · December 13, 2017 • No set design ever brought anyone to faith, but great design can draw people into worship in a fresh way, where God can move in their lives.
Sound System Design: Determine Right Type of Speaker for Space
By Mike Anderson · December 11, 2017 • The normal logic is that what they are looking to replace is old, and it needs to be upgraded, to where the new system will sound great and make everything better.
Sound Reinforcement Systems: ‘The Best Sound Comes From One Source’
By Brian Poole · December 11, 2017 • Are we looking for a loud system that has measurably similar low-end coverage in every seat? Or are we looking for the utmost intelligibility and the tightest low-end?
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.
Set Design: Creating an Inviting, Worshipful Space
By Chris Tall · December 5, 2017 • Even if you aren’t building sets to match messages, it’s still impactful to create a look that provides an inviting space. The alternative of blank walls and general room lighting gives a sterile classroom feel.
Budgeting and Maintenance: Making the Most of Your Resources
By Todd Heft · December 4, 2017 • Physical parts wear down over time, and routine cleaning will extend the life of your gear. Be sure that with every piece of equipment you own, that you have read the manufacturers recommendations and precautions first.
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.
When Things Go Wrong: Correcting For Flaws in Your PA
By Adrian Gates · November 30, 2017 • How do you respond, though, when the trusted advice of an expert causes more trouble than it solves? Or when some small changes have unexpected consequences?
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.
Spiritual Health: Re-Set the Rudder That Steers the Ship
By Grant Norsworthy · November 21, 2017 • We want the people involved in leading the congregation to worship God through songs to deeply and clearly know that the true worship of God goes beyond our songs and our services.
Role of a Creative Director: Relax and Head To The Shower
By Eric Bramlett · November 21, 2017 • Rest is important as a response to burnout for obvious reasons — moving too fast with too many projects while overwhelmed with stress, is something that can’t be sustained.
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.