Used Lighting: Account for Mix of Pros, Cons When Deciding To Buy New, Used
By Kevin Penrod · February 22, 2018 • Few churches are set up to buy everything at that new price tag, but we all have a desire to do what is best for our church, to where used gear becomes a consideration to get the best value.

Used Lighting: No Need to Break the Bank When Finding Quality Fixtures
By Christopher Eguizabal · February 15, 2018 • When looking to upgrade your lighting, frequently check used lighting websites, because new listings on sites like are added on a daily basis.

DMX Control: In Planning System, Look to IP, Wireless As Options
By David Leuschner · February 9, 2018 • With the DMX protocol, there are so many possibilities, ranging from controlling video servers to your effect devices, and much more.

Lighting Control: What to Know About 3 Protocols
By Steven Hall · February 2, 2018 • In the world of lighting control, there are quite a few different control protocols and systems. Many of them however, take a huge influence from the DMX protocol.

Budgeting and Maintenance: Plan For The Long-Term, Avoid Unwanted Surprises
By Josh Holowicki · December 28, 2017 • Refrain from making software and firmware updates (unless they are fixing a major bug) prior to a big event. Too often, such updates before an event might lead to an unfortunate result, like “all my show files are gone now.”

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.

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.

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.

Moving Lights: CHAUVET’s Maverick Series Add Up To Quality Fixtures
By Kevin Penrod · November 15, 2017 • The more I started researching, I started to find the MK2 wash really wasn’t that much more expensive than the used LED wash that I was originally looking to get.

CHAUVET DJ To Showcase New Fixtures, Atmospherics, Washes at LDI
By TD Staff · October 30, 2017 • Adding to the flexibility, the new Eve fixtures offer D-Fi USB compatibility, PowerCON-compatible power linking capabilities, and both three-pin and five-pin DMX connections.

Washes, Spots, Beams: Varied Options Key For Your Lighting Rig
By Josh Holowicki · October 23, 2017 • With the available choices of fixtures to consider, they will help make your lighting system come alive and will add a dimension of creativity that will open many possibilities for you as a designer.

A Closer Look At Top New Product Award Winners Honored at WFX
By Andres Caamano · October 19, 2017 • At the WFX Conference & Expo in Dallas, a significant number of those selected for New Product Awards in 2017, received their award on-site at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

Winners for New Product Awards 2017 Announced in Dallas
By Andres Caamano · October 11, 2017 • Forty-nine entrants were judged among some of the latest and most intriguing products specific to the house of worship market, with the winners named at the WFX Conference & Expo in Dallas on Wednesday.

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.

New Products 2017: At a Glance, Lighting & Media and Communications
By Andres Caamano · October 10, 2017 • Among the 49 entries that were judged for the 2017 New Product Awards, 18 were slotted under the lighting and media & communications categories. Spend a few minutes to learn about some of the latest and more interesting products available today.

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Worship 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.

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