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.
The 4 Best Target Strategies for Getting the Most Out of Social Media
By Keri Rafter · May 9, 2018 • As consumers spend more time online, new types of behaviors are increasing, including connecting with friends, following brands, sharing contacts, all especially useful for a church strategy looking at outreach.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Social Media & Churches: Choose Platforms Selectively for Audience
By Jennifer Johnson · March 29, 2018 • Instead of posting to six social media platforms, for example, because they are ‘there,’ use the ones that have the greatest impact.
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.
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.