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Apple’s Big Sur and M1 Chipset Upgrades: Proceed with Caution

There’s a lot of excitement about Apple‘s Big Sur and M1 Chipset upgrades. I recommend ‘caution’ on moving forward too quickly on adopting either one. Here’s why.

Beyond vMix – 8 Excellent Live Streaming Apps

Different broadcasters have different needs but with today’s live streaming apps, it is easy to get professional results without spending a lot of money.

Your Church is FINALLY Getting a Website – But WHY?

You’re in a meeting with your leaders, and everyone is in agreement that 1st Church of Smallchurchville (Don’t be offended, I pastor a small church) needs to come into the 21st century. But the haven’t given consideration to any church website objectives.

Yes: Even Designated Audio/Video/Lighting Systems Need Protection

AVL (Audio/Video/Lighting) systems used by church tech teams elevate the worship experience utilize heavy resources. These systems need protection.

The Ultimate Church Live Streaming Equipment List

What type of live streaming equipment should you use for church live streaming? If you want to create a professional live stream, your smartphone won’t provide the quality or features that you need. For pro video and sound, you need pro equipment.

In-Ear or In-The-Sanctuary: You Can Set Up a Killer Personal Monitoring System

Today, entry-level personal monitoring systems feature wireless in-ear monitoring (IEM) systems including transmitter, bodypack, receiver, and earphones are far less expensive than the equipment that first came on the scene in many mega-churches nearly 20 years ago.

Digital Presence That Defies the Ordinary

When I think about the church's digital presence, my mind returns to the same principles that guided the building committee years ago.

Just-in-Time Upgrade: InteRise Proved Flexible

At the beginning of the partnership between Grace Polaris church and InteRise, no one could have imagined a full-time switch to only live-streamed services.

Is Your Church Secure As Its Digital Equipment Returns?

Here’s a vital question: Are organizations putting the same level of thought and precaution into the safety and security of their digital equipment as it returns?

Best Radios for Church Security – 3 Great Options

Church security is becoming more and more of an issue, and because of that, churches all over the country are opting to improve their security through the use of security systems and by having radios on hand.

Top Ten Church Sound Problems

Help for the top 10 most troublesome sound problems.

Secrets to Live Streaming Success

Live video streaming adds the element of immediacy that can deepen the connection between you and your viewers, but there are pitfalls to avoid.

How Volunteer Friendly Is Your Production Team?

“Volunteer-Friendly”? or “Volunteer-Complicated” ? What category does your church production systems fall into?

Instead: An App For Giving on the Go

Oven Bits innovator Micah Davis new app puts micro-donation at your fingertips.

Why The Bait and Switch Fails Faster Now

Is what you're selling as good as you claim?

How I Learned To Fly

Dan Wilt road tests a new worship tool created by Brenton Brown and his team.

5 Reasons to Use More Video

Does your church use video? Barry Whitlow gives five reasons it should.

How To Use QR Codes

This funny little 'call to action' could be the next step toward increasing engagement.

We Measure What Matters

Kem Meyer: "Metrics matter and it’s about more than numbers."

From YouTube to OurTube

Creating a short film can be a galvanizing experience for a church or youth group.

Churches Can Be ‘Personalized Ministry Partner’ for Local Schools

In the midst of the back-to-school season, Southern Baptist churches are loving and serving the students, teachers and schools in their communities.

Podcast Special: Dave Ferguson Gives 4 Habits for Healthy, Lasting Ministry

What are some of the practices that we can embrace as ministry leaders that will help sustain our joy through both the highs and lows of ministry? Join Dave Ferguson for a candid, backstage conversation.

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