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Should The Church “Entertain”?

  Should the church entertain? It is an important question to ask in the open – because it is a topic that I often hear whispered about in churches across the country. This question usually comes up when new technology is added: new sound system, new lights, new projection, new leadership style, new decor…somehow the…

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Going Beyond The dB’s

This week, we are taking a look – errr…a listen – at our church venue’s sound. Yesterday we discussed using an SPL meter to determine a comfortable range to run sound at for our worship services – today we go beyond the dB’s to explore other factors that attribute to “loudness”. Let me begin by…

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Dear Worship Leader & Sound Person – TAME YOUR VOLUME!

This is post #2 of 2 in the series “worship sound” Yesterday, we talked about the dangers of being too loud in your worship venues. If you haven’t already, I urge you to go back and read the article. Understanding the problems loud and uncontrolled music creates is one thing – knowing how to keep…

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Yes, Your Worship Music IS Too Loud…

This is post #1 of 2 in the series “worship sound” There is one question that, I can assure you, you will never get right for 100% of your congregation. That question is this: “What is the acceptable volume to do our music sets at?” Good luck with that one. For some, it will always…

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Are You Using Environmental Projection In Worship?

  Today, set designs get more and more elaborate with the passing times. With each set change comes new props, new ways to maneuver the items on the stage, and new frustrations to make it all work. One of the best ways that fits the budget in the long run to make it all work…

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Books EVERY Worship Leader or Pastor Should Read

We don’t read near enough books these days – seriously. There are plenty of great books that a worship leader or worship pastor should read, in my opinion, to gain deeper insight into their calling. I’ve compiled a short list of them here. The Bible (by God): Honestly – The list was not going to…