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I Rest My Case

OK… I know that you’re just barely over your whole Easter weekend marathon and you may have some bumps, bruises, and bags under your eyes to show for it… but I have a very important question for you: How well do you rest? (Yes, I shot this whilst in my pajamas… for effect) I love […]

So, You Want to Work at a Church, Part 2 – I Dare You to Move

(A follow-up post; read part 1 HERE) Scenario: You found a church media/technical job posting at a church in another city/state that sounds like a good fit for you. You applied, got a response, and went to interview. Things seem to be going very well and an offer could come any day now. Taking this […]

So you want to work at a church

Hello, readers… I know it has been a while since I posted ANYthing. Let’s not make this awkward, I’ll just get to what’s on my mind today. Almost every Monday that I can remember for many years, I have received an email from churchstaffing.com with the latest church media/creative/technical job opportunities. Early on, as well as […]

Dear Church, Can We Please Stop Calling it an “Experience”?

While I have no way of going back to discover when church services began being called “experiences”, I can start a lobby suggesting that we stop calling them experiences. The more that I’ve thought about this the more I am convinced that we are incapable of creating an experience for one simple reason: Experiences are far too […]

Easter 2014 – Video Round Up

This Easter was a little odd for me in that it’s the first time in 8 years that I wasn’t working for a church. I was, however, keeping an eye on social media and watching what was being posted in the way of video for Good Friday and Easter services. Here are a few that […]

Church Video Announcements; a Love/Hate Relationship

I like church video announcements because I see them as a great way to communicate things in a way that someone standing at a podium reading the bulletin can’t. I hate church video announcements because they are often viewed or esteemed to be doing something that they’re incapable of doing. Not to mention that they seem to […]

Church IMAG Directors – You Are A Worship Leader

To: Church IMAG Video Directors Whether you realize it or not, you are a worship leader. But, I have no musical ability and I don’t even sing in the shower for fear that some one might accidentally hear me and claw their ears off so that they never have to hear me again! It doesn’t […]