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Stage Decor on a Dime: Bubble Wrap

  Regardless the size of your stage design budget (From thousands to “wait…your church will actually budget for those things?”…we are always interested in ways to make great designs for next-to-nothing. This idea was implemented by Marta Breiland at New Hope Church – and it involves existing

Paper Plate Stage Backdrop

  Want a stage design idea that is quick and easy and, not to mention, very cheap to accomplish?  Here’s a recent stage design we used for our “EPIC” series at New Hope Church.  The series surrounded epic movies – so we needed some “movie”-esque

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

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?”

Fine China Lighting Look On A Paper Plate Budget

  In today’s day and age, adding great looking set backdrops and lighting effects to your church is a commonplace. The question is…how do you take part in being “commonplace” if you don’t have a massive budget? Here’s a quick idea… …paper plates. Take a

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

Taming Your Worship Volume

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 it

Your Worship Music Is Too Loud!

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 be

Worship Rehearsal 101

I can make you one guarantee about your worship team – there is one member of your team each week that does not practice his/her instrument at home at all before rehearsal.  In fact, despite the number of times you have admonished your team following