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4 Steps to Establish Vision in Your Worship Team

  By Willy Counts It’s no surprise that the Worldwide Church is transitioning the way that they approach church as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, or “these unprecedented times.” Local churches everywhere are in need of strategies to help them understand what works and what doesn’t work post-COVID. If you need a strategy that

Financing an AV System

  Upgrading a church AV system is a task many find daunting, let alone addressing how to finance it.  Some may not realize the vitality of upgrading their system and how it can improve quality of life, increasing both efficiency and productivity. The Importance of Upgrading Your AV System One of the most evident pros

Remarkable Flexibility: Choir Stick Mics at Rowlett UMC

  When Don Shelley of the First Rowlett United Methodist Church in Texas decided it was finally time to replace five portable boom-arm mics that had been purchased more than 20 years earlier, he figured he had really got his money’s worth. The old mics had started to show wear and recently began emitting interference

Chico Church Uses NewTek TriCaster to Offer Live Video and Connect Community During COVID-19 Restrictions

  Bidwell Presbyterian Church in Chico, California, has many digital offerings, including a mobile app and live video of its worship services available to all – offerings that went from impressive to critical during the COVID-19 global pandemic. “About two years ago, we looked to video to enhance what we’re already doing, and start being

Audio as the Great Enabler to Flexible and Agile Worship Environments

  By Dudley McLaughlin The house of worship environment has long been a bastion of innovation in terms of AV capabilities. For example, while some would be quick to point out the many challenges of a worship environment for pro audio, others see these spaces as a proving ground for new technologies that mitigate challenging

Taking Live Streaming to the Next Level

  By Bob Pritchett Over the past year since COVID-19 began affecting our nation, the church has adjusted its routines, become more tech-savvy and learned the ins and outs of virtual gatherings. We saw a time when attending church virtually was a necessity. Many leaders quickly and successfully shifted their approach to offer discipleship, worship

Calvary Chapel Church Sings Praises of Innovative Staging Solutions

  Calvary Chapel church, located in Hemet, California, serves as a gathering place for worship, scripture and song among the San Jacinto Valley community. Hosting a wide range of events, from Sunday services to community happenings, church leadership saw a need to expand the facility’s stage area and functionality to accommodate performers and guests comfortably

Equipment for Drive-In Services

  By Todd Allison        The pandemic has been hard on everyone. But it has been particularly hard on businesses and organizations that require people to gather. Concerts and events, as we know them, have become a thing of the past. Churches have also struggled to meet safely. But amongst all this uncertainty, a new trend

Elation House Lighting Solution Gives Tennessee Church a Fresh, New Look

  A fresh wash of dynamic light from Elation Fuze Pendant house downlights has helped transform The First Family/First Baptist Church’s sanctuary from a more ordinary space with uneven illumination to a modern-looking house of worship more reflective of today’s contemporary worship. Seeking to upgrade its more traditional house lighting to something more state of

A Design Perspective

  By John W. Pierce As we all know now, COVID has changed the way that ministries operate, period. It has single-handedly changed the way we worship and engage in relationships and how build our community of believers. As you can imagine, the overnight shift in how we gather and communicate to our congregations has