The Easter Stage: A Cross Pollination of Design Ideas
By Gregory Kayne · March 16, 2018 • With some creative planning and forethought, these times don’t need to be stressful, if we keep looking far enough down the road. Many of us with budget and time restraints may just need to design our stages in, well, phases.
Spiritual Health: Challenges In Transitioning Between Churches, Roles
By Stephen Brewster · February 27, 2018 • As you become more aware of the fact that transitions are happening around you, there are a few things that can help you manage and lead through these moments.
A Guide into PTZ Cameras, 5 Brands Worth A Closer Look (Part 3)
By David Leuschner · February 5, 2018 • The next time you see a camera during a service, don't think of it as a distraction. See them as missionaries, carrying the gospel to the entire world.
Churches Should Look to Cast A Larger Social Media Net
By Tim Dougherty · January 26, 2018 • Just putting a video stream out into the wild, can add up to where an initiative may never reach its potential and may even fail completely.
Service Planning: Look to the Ancient Church for Inspiration, Direction
By David Erlandson · January 25, 2018 • By looking at the rest of the church calendar, we have an opportunity to extend that creativity to other weeks beyond Easter and Christmas.
7 Tips for Creating An Engaging Worship Space
By Duke DeJong · January 2, 2018 • People expect some thought, character, and multimedia to show up in worship spaces today, but that doesn't need to add up to just spending lots of money as a solution.
A Short Christmas Film
By TD Staff · December 20, 2017 • Over the span of four days, a short Christmas film was completed with equipment including a Panasonic LUMIX GH5 camera and AtomOS Inferno recording monitor.
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.
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.
Upgrade Planning: Make the Right Choice for the Greatest Impact for the Gospel
By Marcus Hammond · November 10, 2017 • Gear will fail at some point, and churches constantly face the scenario of having to decide between repair versus replace.
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.
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.
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.
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.