Writings and Resources

The Biblical Case for Women in AVL

Look around you. Church technical arts and pro AVL tend to be dominated by men. But CPM’s contributor proposes that this needs to change, and that there is a biblical imperative for women serving in church tech.

Continue reading at Church Production Magazine: https://www.churchproduction.com/ministry/the-biblical-case-for-women-in-av/.

Understanding the Mission

A church tech travels to Japan and learns from Panasonic’s company philosophy of meichi, “to know the mission.” Some key takeaways for technical team members: that of joyfully giving our time and energy, and of leading people from suffering to peace.

Read the full article at Church Production Magazine: https://www.churchproduction.com/ministry/lessons-from-afar/

 

Time for a Victory Lap

Now that Easter’s in the rearview mirror, what do we do with ourselves? Rejoice, reflect, and beware the strange lull….

We survived! Christmas? A distant memory. Easter? In the rearview mirror. Time to raise our fists in the air, run up and down the sanctuary aisles, and do our best Sylvester Stallone. For many of us, the proximity of Easter to Christmas this year has made October to April just one big blur. But it’s done. It’s over. With a couple months until summer projects and youth camps, it’s time for a well-deserved victory lap.

Read the full article at Church Production Magazine: https://www.churchproduction.com/ministry/time/

 

Building Teams that Thrive without Us

Most of us in church technical arts like productions to run a certain way. But don’t let fear become a roadblock to trusting that everything will be fine without you. It’s God-honoring to learn to step away and recharge–and to let others step up.

View the full article at Church Production Magazine: https://www.churchproduction.com/ministry/building-teams-that-thrive-without-us/

Producing Worship

Releasing Soon: Producing Worship, the manuscript based upon the doctoral dissertation.

Check out the progress soon here: http://www.producingworship.com

Higher Ed AV Podcast

Coming Soon: Higher Ed AV, The Podcast.

Check out the progress soon here: http://www.HigherEdAV.com

 

 

Guest Interview: Worship Team Training University

“Keeping Your Tech Team Healthy at Christmas.” See full podcast guest interview from December 21, 2017, at Worship Team Training University.

Church Tech Crunch Time: Preparing Our Hearts for Christmas

We often assume it’s OK to suffer now and neglect our health for the sake of the Christmas production. Our true reward is in heaven. But does not help our wives who miss us during the month of December and our children who don’t get the same attention as a traditional 9–to–5 family.

Article available at Church Production Magazine: https://www.churchproduction.com/ministry/preparing-our-hearts-for-christmas/

Fast, Cheap or Good? Pick Three.

The old adage that says “pick two” may be true for certain construction or service industries, but it should not be true for church tech. We have a biblical imperative that says otherwise.

Article available at Church Production Magazine: https://www.churchproduction.com/education/fast-cheap-and-good-pick-two-three/

Tech Director’s Emergency Operations Plan (EOP)

Do you know what to do if an active shooter enters the worship center? How long would it take you to react? What protocols do you have in place? Here’s a framework for starting (or refining) your church’s emergency operations plan.

Article available at Church Production Magazine: https://www.churchproduction.com/education/tech-director’s-emergency-operations-plan-eop/