Technology

Lamps or Laser: When, Where, Why?
By TD Staff · April 19, 2018 • Depending on the needs for your house of worship space, either type of projector works better for different types of installations, beginning with whether the projector is being used for long periods of time, or occasionally.

Final Full Exhibit Day at NAB Features Solid Offerings
By Andres Caamano · April 18, 2018 • On the final full day on the exhibit floor, there were a handful of companies that stood out, particularly Haivision, NEC Display, Broadcast Pix, and Bittree, among others.

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.

Keys to Reaching People With IMAG: Engage Your Audience
By Duke DeJong · April 17, 2018 • For video to be an effective, natural part of the experience you’re creating for your audience, you must find the delicate balance of placing them where they can effectively support what is happening in your service.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Latest Resource

Worship 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.


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