We head to the mailbag today and talk about being on staff at a church. What are some things to look for before taking the plunge, how to be successful and how to find a gig. Plus, Not the News!
Live from SALT 14! Where does art come from? Usually from pain. We unpack that thought and start a discussion about how our worship services may change.
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...
This week we chat about WFX, the Tech Leader's Retreat and the need for tech leaders to have a support network.
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.
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!
I'm off on an install in the beautiful state of NY all week so we're not doing a show. Next week, I'll still be in the air during taping, but Van will be hosting the show for me, so make sure to tune in for that. It may be a day late getting posted while we get the files transferred and all, but there will be a show! Have a great week!
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...
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.
This week it's all about lighting! We talk about front lighting theory, using lights as scenic elements, and how to light backgrounds. And, how to be who you are as a church.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.