5 Steps to More Dramatic Lighting for More Perfect Worship

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it” – John 1:5 Lighting sets the mood for any event in our lives. Most of us don’t think too much about lighting, but you definitely notice it when it’s absent or especially dramatic. The perfect lighting scheme combined with beautiful music and powerful words can move even …

7 Easy Tips for Running an Effective Worship Band Rehearsal

Music and faith have gone together hand in hand since the beginning of time. There are even references to performing musically in the Bible. For instance, Psalm 71:23 states: “My lips will shout for joy when I sing praise to you—I whom you have delivered.” So if you’re leading a worship band, you want to perform your best for Him. That means …

5 Reasons to Upgrade All Your Church Sound Systems

We constantly hear about how our culture is veering away from religiosity these days, but the facts don’t support this claim. Currently, there are over 380,000 churches in the United States—an increase of 50,000 since 1998. However, the chances are that most of these congregations don’t have adequate church sound systems. If you think your church is lacking in the AV department, …

How to Film Church Announcements That People Will Actually Watch

As churches contend with the digital age, many now use video church announcements. It’s a basic way for them to reach out to those who missed a service or cannot attend regularly. Of course, embracing streaming video comes with its own pitfalls, and filming anything in a way that captures attention often proves difficult. Keep reading, and we’ll give you …

This Little Light of Mine: Church Lighting Trends That Make a Big Difference

Light has a deep history of improving the human experience. Lighting systems have improved brilliantly over the last 4,000 years, and churches are waking up to the difference new lighting trends can make for services and worship experiences. But with so many options for church lighting out there, it can be hard to know where to start to get the most …

Holy Night: Tips to Prepare the Church for Christmas Eve Service

The Christmas Eve service is a tradition that millions of people look forward to each year. Though regular church attendance is uncommon for the average American family, the majority of people still plan on attending a Christmas Eve service to celebrate the holy night. So, how can you make the most of this rise in attendance and help new guests feel welcome? Read on …

4 Interactive Worship Ideas to Make Sundays At Church More Fun

Are the members of your congregation looking… uninspired? Or do they seem disconnected? It’s easy to fall into the same pattern week after week, month after month, only to discover the routine has become dull. But trying out some interactive worship ideas could be just what you need to make church life interesting again. Open Yourself to Some Interactive Worship …

5 Pieces of AV Equipment You Need for Live Performances

Want to learn more about a live sound setup? Did you know the audio/video market is predicted to grow 9% in 2018? Why is that important news? Well, we’re glad you asked. Increased growth in any industry is followed by increased production in that industry. Increased production is followed by higher availability and lower prices. In other words, now is …

4 Trends in Contemporary Church Music

In many churches and houses of worship throughout the country, the music has taken a more modern turn to energize the services. If you’re looking for a way to update your church music, check out these trends.