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.
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.
Here is the promised Hammer Pants photo. Children, avert your eyes.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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...
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.
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!
We're live from Church on the Move in Scenic Tulsa for the Seeds Conference. We talk about intentionality, creativity, and caring enough about the product to make it great. It's not about having the budget COTM has, it's about the desire to do things well.