Church Tech Weekly Episode 214: It's Sunday Already?

One of the most common questions we get at CTA is how to build volunteer teams. We dig deep into that topic tonight with a guy who is really doing a great job with it. Get out the pencil and paper, you're going to want to take notes...

Guests:

Robb MacTavish

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 212: Less with Less

A lot of times we talk about new gear, new procedures and all kinds of more. But what about the churches with little or no budget? How do you still do production on a shoestring and do it well. That's our topic this week.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Marcus Hammond

Jason Castlellente

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 211: ChurchTechWheneverWeGetToIt

It's been a while, but we're back! This week get talk about console layouts, delve into the floor pockets vs. sub snakes debate and learn how to maximize digital consoles. Plus, a bombshell in Not The News!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 210: Lukamotive

We dive into visual worship this week with a great discussion on finding inspiration, developing visuals, working out a visual style and a special sneak preview of what's coming up with SALT 2014! 

Here's a link to the "Rave" Proctor was talking about during the show...

https://vimeo.com/103718337

Guests:

Camron Ware

Stephen Proctor

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 209: People Pleasing Perfectionists

This week we're joined by one of my heroes of the church tech world. We talk about what it means to be have a heart for ministry in the technical arts, how to manage your time and how churches should lead their technical artists.

Guests:

Duke Dejong

Curt Taipale

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 207: Mutually Assured Disasteredness

Didn't get enough of system optimization last week? Well we're back for another round. This time, it's a little more practical with plenty of tips you can use for fun and profit.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Dave Stagl

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 206: That's Just Marketing Hype

This week we delve into the deep world of system optimization. Get ready for talk of phase, magnitude, comb filtering, transfer functions, impulse response and more. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

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 205: The Banjos Will Sparkle

When you think of mission trips, do you think of playing soccer with the kids in the village? Or perhaps flannel graphs? Well how about a mission trip that involves hanging a new PA, video and lighting system? Sound interesting? One church did just that.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 204: Now Tri-Weekly!

This week, Van and Mike talk about how to communicate with volunteers. What are some of the best ways to keep them engaged and how often to get everyone together. Plus, Not the News!

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 203: Heaven on a Bun

This week, we talk about training, equipping and casting vision for volunteers. How well do they need to be trained before flying solo? How to correct mistakes and more!

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 202: I've Got A Yeti

It's our InfoComm 2014 Wrap Up episode. Hear about all the cool products we saw in Vegas at InfoComm. We cover the gamut, from lights, to LED walls to audio gear and more. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Jonathan Davis

Tim Frederick

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 201: English Language Audio Puns

Our friend Brad is back to talk more about compressors! This week we cover side-chained comps, multi-band comps, dynamic EQ, gates and duckers. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 200: Who Has Time?

It's Episode 200! After four years of being on the air, we took a look back at some of our favorite CTW moments while we reminisced about some great times. Sit back, relax and be ready to laugh. A lot!

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Brad Duryea

Jason Cole

Lee Fields

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 199: Rapport and Raparte

Continuing our theme of leadership, this week we talk with Greg Atkinson about his new book, Strange Leadership. We learn how to delegate, what role the Holy Spirit plays and how to be innovative. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Greg Atkinson

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 198: Van's Google Now

This week, we share some tips, tricks and secrets for being better leaders. We talk about how introverted TDs can find their way as leaders when the church seems to prize extroverts, and how to inspire your team to do more than push buttons.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Todd Elliott

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 197: Bacon Is Good For The Soul

This week we talk about the best practices for bringing new volunteers onto the team—recruiting, encouraging, training and perhaps even firing them. This episode will help make your tech teams healthier.

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 196: The Drunk Compressor

Our resident audio guru, Brad Duryea is back and we're talking compression. How do we not only control the dynamic range of an audio signal, but what effect does a compressor have on the tonality of said signal. 

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

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 195: Concrete Dust Is Not a Lubricant

How do you know when it's time to leave your job? Is God moving you into a new season or is He trying to teach you something? The grass isn't greener on the other side; it's greener when you're doing what you should be doing.

Guests:

Van Metschke

Duke Dejong

Mark Hanna

Wes Wakefield

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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