As usual, this week I’ve come across a ton of great posts about the technical aspects of worship ministry. I didn’t have time to put each one into its own post, but I wanted to share them with you.
So here’s a collection of tech-related worship posts. Remember, these are just excerpts, but I strongly encourage you to click through and read each post in its entirety.
Obviously I love church video announcements. My team and I have created more than 3,000 editions of video announcements in the last year alone. Crazy! I know.
Not surprisingly, I love to geek-out on video announcements being produced by other churches as well. Below is a list of video announcements that have inspired me and, hopefully, will do the same for you.
Making the switch from floor wedges to in-ear monitors has major benefits… The drawback to switching is the cost involved, especially if you want to go wireless with everyone having their own personal mix. But, there is a solution for those working on a smaller budget. It may not have as much flexibility or look as pretty as the costly solutions, but it is way better than sticking with floor wedges.
In church tech it seems like we are constantly planning. Planning the next event, the next training session, and holidays 6 months from now. We know we need to plan and plan better. Sometimes we plan well. Other times we plan uh…less well (if at all—admit it). The question remains.
When should we plan?
The answer is quite simple.
I love our sound guys. I love them because they are increasingly consistent, reliable, fun to work with, and eager to learn and grow. They respect me and the musicians, and they are always eager to help with additional services or projects. Though we are not a big church by any stretch of the imagination, we are privileged to have a team of 3-4 guys that give ~4 hours of their time on a Sunday to make sure we have excellent worship services.
Here are five qualities I encourage in our sound guys…