Worship Tech Roundup

Worship Tech Roundup

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.

Jim Kumorek explains why giftedness trumps technical know-how for church techs:

To reach out and locate individuals who would be well suited to serve on your tech teams requires some basic understanding of the challenges of recruiting technical volunteers.

The challenge? Running audio, video and lighting systems is only 50 percent technical. The other 50 percent is artistic. Yes, it’s art.

Let’s go for another analogy…

Gary Parks has a great introduction to the different kinds of vocal mics:

Hearing and understanding voices—words both spoken and sung—is arguably the most critical audio element of a worship service. The congregation embraces the meaning of sermons, prayers, and hymns through those words and how they are presented. Since all but the smallest worship groups use a sound system to communicate much of the service, it must clearly and intelligibly project the voice to listening ears.

The audio signal chain begins with microphones…

Nils Smith lists three things your church needs to start an online campus:

As I shared recently, we launched our Online Church Campus in a week and I believe that’s possible for any church that’s ready to get started.

Here are the 3 essentials that you will need to launch your campus…

Justin Firesheets explains how to set up a training system for your volunteer church techs:

As churches continue to employ a greater amount of technology to help coordinate their worship services, there becomes an even greater need to have people operating that equipment who are properly trained. Many ministries, oftentimes because of cost, are unable to use professionals, contractors, or paid staff in these roles, so it typically falls on volunteers being asked to operate the equipment with which they may have limited experience and even less formal training.

So, for the perpetually overworked church production leader, this presents a dilemma.

Doug Gould shares ten essential tips for volunteers who find themselves behind the mixer at church:

As a volunteer sound tech for your church, you’ve probably never did sound for a living and are looking for practical ways to get better. Here are ten helpful tips & tricks that have helped me over the years and certainly bring your mix to the next level.

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