Ministry

Five Methods for Making Better Team Decisions
By Len Wilson · November 22, 2017 • In a healthy collaborative environment, the role of individual team members becomes more about leading the discussion around a particular aspect of worship, such as music, rather than dictating what idea will become the final decision for worship.

Role of A Creative Director: Look to Three Components for Success
By Bradley Hodges · November 9, 2017 • A leader can leave directions, show volunteers exactly what buttons to push at exactly the right moment, but the true test of leadership, is in releasing.

The Role of The Creative Director: From Planner, to Producer and More
By Greg Saffles · November 9, 2017 • It’s one thing to have a brilliant idea, it’s another thing to inspire someone else to have a brilliant idea and to give them a platform to use their creativity.

Rebuild: What Do You Do When The Church Burns Down?
By Nathan VonMinden · November 6, 2017 • Despite the tragedy of the fire, a great number of friends stepped up to support the church and allow them to continue holding services while the church could move forward and rebuild.

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.

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.

Ensure Your Current Team Is As Healthy As Possible
By Justin Firesheets · October 16, 2017 • Before one starts assigning roles and tasks, take the time to invest individually in each member of one's team, to determine their respective strengths and weaknesses.

A Man Must Examine Himself
By Michael Edgar Myers · October 10, 2017 • How does the general public or your own congregation refer to the church where you serve? Is it God’s church? Or Pastor So-and-So’s church?

Biblically Developing Your Sense of Humor
By Michael Edgar Myers · October 9, 2017 • A church’s Humor Quotient is a critical barometer of a church's health and has unimagined potential for missional and discipleship growth.

Master Planning an AVL Build or Upgrade At Your Church
By Van Metschke · October 5, 2017 • Many churches wait too long or don’t put much importance to the audio, video and lighting portion of a project, until it is too late.

Preaching with Zika?: Self-Care Learned the Hard Way
By Greg Stovell · July 27, 2017 • Over and over in Scripture, we find examples of women and men called by God to step up to the plate in the face of difficult circumstances making Zika-like symptoms look like a walk in the park.

Assistive Listening: As a Tech Community, Serve Your Members
By Tom Noble · July 11, 2017 • It’s hard to associate hearing loss with anything other than old age, but as the World Health Organization tells us, it could very easily be the teenager in your youth group.

Small Format Speakers: Portable, Active Choices Worthy A Look
By Mike Anderson · July 4, 2017 • With so many choices on the market, it can be easy to spend most of our time researching the speakers that are going into the auditorium/worship center.

Volunteers and Audio: Do they Mix?
By Michael Scott · June 30, 2017 • Many churches think their situation demands a professional, when truly there are many faithful people in the church willing to be trained to serve as a volunteer.

Team Development: The “Yes, And…” of Ministry
By Michael Edgar Myers · June 20, 2017 • "Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well." – Matthew 6:33

Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, September-October 2017
The September-October 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Granger Community Church, and their recent install of a Lawo audio mixing console system.

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