Church Tech Weekly Episode 252: Industrial Strength, Like Duke

We continue this week talking about being a good steward. How to manage your gear in such a way that it builds trust with leadership and you get more. This is why you can have nice things.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 251: Like a Pinball Going Down a Rabbit Hole

We're talking church budgeting this week. How to come up with a budget, how to establish trust with leadership and how to plan for eventual equipment placement. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 250: Like a Train Wreck With Fireworks

It's a very special Episode 250. We go back and listen to some fun moments from the past, talk about firing audio cues, projection and the new Brad Duryea Random City Generator.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Brad Duryea

Dave Stagl

John David Boreing

Stephen Proctor

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Here is the promised Hammer Pants photo. Children, avert your eyes.

Church Tech Weekly Episode 249: I Did Not Prepare a Shpiel

Mike & Van talk about the need for a close friend to do ministry with. On the heals of Lead Lab, Atlanta, we recap some themes we hear again and again, and offer encouragement for TDs everywhere.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 248: Embrace the Sweet Tea

Production work can be fun. This week, we talk about the most fun we've had on a show, when we had to learn lots of new things. We also debate when it's time to bring in the pro's for a show.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke DeJong

Andrew Stone

Brad Duryea

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 247: Sandbox Expectation Boundary

How do you create a healthy atmosphere for your creative team, while still meeting deadlines and goals? What to healthy boundaries look like? And what are our favorite tech apps.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Brad Duryea

Andrew Stone

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 246: Good Effort For A Puppet

It's the final episode of CTWRoadTrip! We tackle buying a new PA and console, what skills it takes to be an integrator, our favorite rechargeable batteries, how to foster passion in volunteers, why we don't talk about AVID and the one bacon we can eat forever. It's a full show!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 245: The Funny Thing Is, No One Knows

We're still on the road answering your questions. This week, it's mixing in stereo, creating space in a mono mix, favorite movies, podcasts and food and maybe a few surprises.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 244: ChurchTechBacon

We're still on the road answering your questions! This week, we talk about how to practice as an FOH engineer, the difference between manned and unmanned cameras, which conferences to attend, using effects and debate the Roland M5000 vs. DiGiCo SD9 and S21.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 243: Standin' On A Corner

Mike and Van continue the drive cross-country and talk about the difference between an abusive situation and normal TD stuff; the best practices for switching from analog to digital and ponder whether to high-pass the bass.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 242: Road Trip!

It's #CTWRoadTrip! You asked the questions, and we're going to answer them. This week, we tackle questions on how to structure an all-volunteer tech team, how to be good stewards and how to troubleshoot a system. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 241: Now Actually Palatial!

We are live for the first time in the Palatial Studio 3.0! Tonight we talk about our identity; who we are in Christ and what it means to serve in ministry as a technical artist. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Luke McElroy

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 240: Right Out Of The Jar

In this last episode from the Palatial California Studio 2.0, the guys talk about the importance of having a mentor and mentoring others. We can't do this alone.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 239: _Worldwide

Is there life after church staff? Were you to leave, what would you do? How do you remain connected to church when it's not your job anymore? We talk to some guys that know.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Jason Cole_Worldwide

Marcus Hammond

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 238: Group-a-Crew

How do you know when it's time to leave your church staff job? How do you leave well? What are some considerations for managing the transition and what happens once you leave? We tackle that and more this week.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Jason Cole_Worldwide

Marcus Hammond

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 237: All I Have To Do Is Stream...

We're back talking about streaming this week. What happens when the stream leaves the building? How does it get distributed. And what about multi-site video distribution? 

Guests:

Nicholas Rselius

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 236: I Would Yodel

Streaming. It's all the rage right now as every pastor wants to put the service on the web. But how do you do it? What gear do you need? We break it down in this informative episode.

Guests:

Nicholas Rselius

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 235: There's Your Gorilla

It's NAB week and that means it's time for the annual CTL meet up live show at the MGM Buffet. We assemble a great cast of characters to talk about the cool stuff they saw at at the show. And as always, it gets a little funny at times...

Guests:

Duke Dejong

Taylor Charboneau

Alex Stave

Justin Firesheets

Todd Elliott

Marcus Hammond

Jared Wells

Mark Hanna

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 234: Executive Pastors & Expensive Sneakers

This week we follow up our wireless talk with a great discussion on best practices for wireless systems. We talk about frequency coordination, antenna distribution and when to not go wireless. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Karl Winkler

Criss Niemann

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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Church Tech Weekly Episode 233: 3PM in the Morning

This week it's all about wireless spectrum. We're about to lose another 50 or so MHz of wireless space, and our panel of experts will help us understand what that means for us. Time to bone up on your wireless knowledge!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Karl Winkler

Criss Niemann

Theme song:
But I Play One on TV (I'm Not a Fuzoid) by Norm Stockton from his Tea in the Typhoon album.

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