Service Planning: Best Brains, Best Storms
By Eric Bramlett · April 20, 2018 • Once you have made your decisions, devise a system for explaining, sharing the vision and communicating the moments to the entire staff team. Avoid using email exclusively for such communication.
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.
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.
Video on a Budget: Seek Cost-Effective Solutions Over Cutting Corners
By Marcus Hammond · April 12, 2018 • Poorly designed and underpowered church video systems are oddly prolific. It’s your job, as a steward of the video system at your church, though, to instead push for the right tool in the right application, for maximum impact.
Doing Video on a Budget: Buy What You Need To Get Going, Start With A Plan
By Ralph Hicks · April 12, 2018 • If you are still capturing video in SD, and are looking to jump to HD (1280 by 720 pixels) or even Full HD (1920 by 1080 pixels), know you'll likely have to change out most of your cables, screens, and cameras.
2nd Day at NAB Offers Mix of Audio, Video, Lighting Solutions for Churches
By Andres Caamano · April 11, 2018 • An intriguing number of products, ranging from all-in-one video switchers to microphones featured on conference exhibit floor.
Once Finished, Make Intro Video Easy to Share, Find
By Karl Vaters · April 10, 2018 • After shooting and editing the video, feature it on your website and Facebook page. This video will be one of your church’s main front doors, so treat it that way.
Service Planning: Calm Excellence is Achievable
By Tim Ottley · April 9, 2018 • There is no doubt that many elements of service planning need to be thought through and planned weeks in advance, for them to be given time to grow and develop.
A Quick, Inexpensive Way to Shoot a Great Video Greeting for Your Church
By Karl Vaters · April 6, 2018 • For first-time visitors to your church, show them things like how to get to your church, while showing them the perspective of what they would see first, whether it is your church building, or the church's sign.
An Easter Short Film
By Brent Mann · April 6, 2018 • One of two short films created for Highland Village Church in Bloomington, Indiana for this Easter season.
An Easter Short Film
By TD Staff · April 6, 2018 • One of two short films created for Highland Village Church in Bloomington, Indiana for this Easter season.
Planning Center Online Tips: Keep Every Staff Member in the Loop
By Eric Byrd · April 5, 2018 • Don’t sabotage your own leadership and ministry tool. If you are the person they go to for information, the ministry’s success rests completely on you getting the information out.
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.
Video On A Budget: Account for Strengths, Weaknesses of Gear
By Adrian Gates · April 3, 2018 • A mentor once told me that it’s not hard to get Hollywood results on a Hollywood budget. It’s much harder to deliver on limited resources, but it is not impossible.
Team Development: Finding Tasks As a Means to Empowering Staff
By Dennis Choy · March 30, 2018 • Regardless of church size, each church has had to deal with burnout in some way with its staff. Empowerment allows you to take some things off your plate.
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.