Category Archives: Worship

10 Mistakes to Avoid During Worship – Worship Facilities Magazine

The mistakes worship teams commit while approaching God do not preclude His presence, but they do erect obstacles to the flow of the Holy Spirit.

Here, then, are 10 common errors churches can avoid in the pursuit of God:

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ChurchProduction.com: Taming the Beast: 5 Ways To Overcome Drum Volume

The truth is that the drummer hates being in “the plexiglas box,” and would probably do anything to get out of it.

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ChurchProduction.com: Mixing With Volume Restrictions

The worst words for a sound tech to hear are, “we have a strict volume limit.” These spoken words usually indicate a volume limit far below what most techs see as standard mixing volumes. The good news is volume limits can easily be met by building your mix in a different way. And it starts with the lead vocalist.

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Helping Vocalists With Their Mixes — ChurchTechArts

Getting a vocalist’s monitor mix right can often be the difference between a smooth worship experience and a difficult one; at least from a musical perspective. The trouble is not typically lack of talent but an artist having a hard time determining what they really need in a monitor mix along with difficulty in communicating those desires to the engineer. In this post I want to give both vocalists and engineers some tips on getting a useful vocal monitor mix dialed in quickly.

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ChurchProduction.com: Four Ways to Take Your Lighting to the Next Level

Proper stage lighting is more than throwing up a few spotlights and picking out some lighting colors. Its about human psychology, its about planning, its about possibility, and its definitely about timing. Take your lighting to the next level by learning how these four areas can be applied the next time you walk into the sanctuary.

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ChurchProduction.com: Taming the Beast: Top 5 Ways To Overcome Drum Volumes

As contemporary church services evolve, the worship experience is taking a more professional, concert-style look. Even traditional churches are spending money on better sound systems, more powerful, colorful lights, and larger video screens. However, there is no bigger mood killer than that awkward, see-through plexiglass room in the middle of the stage. The only alternative for most churches would be electric drums, and that is definitely not rock n roll.

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Church Production Magazine Article — Lighting for Worship Cultivate the lighting style that adds impact to your church’s individual wor

As a consultant I work with many different churches in all parts of the country. While working with these churches, I get the privilege of meeting lots of different people and spending time worshipping with them.

If there is anything that I have learned about churches, it is that no two are alike. This is especially true for worship styles, as worship styles are as varied as the people that fill up the churches.

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7 Popular Typefaces for Worship Lyric Projection | CMG

You have many typefaces fonts to choose from when projecting lyrics during your church service, youth group or worship concert. I wanted to introduce you to the top most used typefaces that churches are using and give a brief description of their history and key properties. I hope this list will give you a better understanding of these typefaces and will help you make better typeface selections for worship lyric projection in the future.

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CMG | 5 Projected Song Lyric Ideas for Enhancing Visual Worship

The art of visual worship will move you beyond just pushing buttons on a Sunday morning to creating meaningful experiences for your audience that foster deeper engagement. The placement of the lyrics on your screen doesn’t have to be sterile and should be arranged in a specific way for a specific reason. Here are five ideas for your projected song lyrics that will help you achieve this goal.

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Church Production Magazine Article — Bridging the Gap Between Performers and Tech Crew

Why is it that our church services don’t quite reach the caliber of awards shows on television? The gear available to churches has improved dramatically over the past 20 years, so maybe the problem isn’t the equipment. At some point, we must evaluate our working relationship with the performers on stage. For years, I thought I had the wrong idea on this, until I started working in professional AV and witnessed the results of unity between the performers and crew.

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