Full disclosure, my company produces media for churches. So, the fact that I’m giving reasons why you should produce your own media seems contrary. Let me explain. First, proper use of media is emotive and powerful. Watch a scary movie … Read more.
Recently I attended our annual National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Orlando Florida. It is my fourth time going but my third straight year and it is amazing how much you can really find out about yourself while attending such … Read more.
The movie THE CASE FOR CHRIST opens in theaters nationwide on April 7th. I saw an early draft of the film a few months ago – this movie is one of the most well-produced, high quality faith-based films I’ve seen. … Read more.
While leading and serving within the technical aspects of the church, sometimes as leaders we can run the risk of focusing too much on the tech and not enough on the people. Yes I love a glitch free service … Read more.
Social media and ministry. It seems to be changing the entire face of how we communicate in the 21st Century. Even our new President Donald Trump uses Twitter on an ongoing basis as you have heard many times in … Read more.
So this is Love : Creative video from concept to completion “So this is Love?” was a concept for our latest sermon series on marriage at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church. As a church staff we believe that one of … Read more.
Login to your google analytics dashboard, or your twitter insights and your often met with hundreds of different ways of looking at data and traffic. It can be a daunting task to try to determine what you should be … Read more.
Our first full year of podcast episodes are in the books! We featured interviews with some of the absolute best in the world of Church Media and communications. Incredible artists like Christian music legends Sandi Patty and John Schlitt, Church … Read more.
We have the incredible privilege of producing custom media content for churches all around the world. It’s unbelievable to think about how God is using this content to help churches create experiences where people meet Jesus and take their next … Read more.
We had an incredible year on our blog in 2016! We saw the addition of numerous church media professionals join our writing team. We’ve featured interviews with dozens of experts in the fields of Church Media, Film and Entertainment, Music, … Read more.
Once a month or so, on the blog, we feature some of our favorite Custom Media projects our team at [twelve:thirty]media has produced for churches, ministries and other organizations. This week, its a recap of some of our best Christmas media as we feature … Read more.
Over the past few years, social media has exploded in its ability to influence, increase sales and expose companies as never before. It has become one of the first sources for information and feedback. We, in the church world, would … Read more.
We all know that content is king. However, when you enlarge your canvas, using an immersive environmental projection setup, this statement becomes so much more accurate. The overarching idea behind environmental projection is not to have a really large projection, … Read more.
The making of this Christmas album has been such an inspiration to me personally. As we wrote these songs of worship written to the words of the prophets and the writers of the Gospels of Matthew, Luke and John, it … Read more.
We are committed to growing the global Church and seeing the Gospel spread around the world. We strive to help churches create amazing experiences for their congregations each and every weekend. We partner with dozens of churches that struggle with … Read more.
Once a month or so, on the blog, we feature some of our favorite Custom Media projects our team at [twelve:thirty]media has produced for churches, ministries and other organizations. This week, we feature a selection of sermon bumpers, song videos, and other content … Read more.
I have two sons who are 3 years apart. The oldest one is 5 years old now and for the past 3 years has, for the most part, largely ignored the presence of the younger one, which is understandable as … Read more.
Managing social media for your church, organization, or brand can often be time-consuming. A desktop computer can’t be taken out of the office, and there isn’t always a good opportunity to break out your laptop. Your mobile device is … Read more.
The movie HACKSAW RIDGE opens in theaters nationwide today. HACKSAW RIDGE is the extraordinary true story of WWII medic Desmond Doss, played by Andrew Garfield (The Amazing Spiderman), who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, miraculously saved … Read more.
Once or month or so, on the blog, we feature some of our favorite Custom Media projects our team at [twelve:thirty]media has produced for churches, ministries and other organizations. This week, we feature a selection of sermon bumpers, song videos, … Read more.
Coming up with engaging social media content can be a constant challenge. Sometimes inspiration just doesn’t strike when we need it to. When that happens we need a few all-around solid ideas to fill out the weekly content schedule. You … Read more.
I thought once or month or so on the blog we feature some of our favorite Custom Media projects we’ve produced for churches, ministries and other organizations. This week, I’ll feature a selection of sermon bumpers, song videos, and other … Read more.
I’m a sucker for a good environment. Maybe you’re the same way… you’ll pick a place to eat as much for the ambiance as you will for the food. But, of course, the best is when both align to create … Read more.
One of the most important things you can do to ensure the success of a service is a pre-service run-through. In our current age of technology and the multitude of uses it has in our worship services, combined with the … Read more.
When I was praying with our team a few weeks ago a thought occurred to me as one of our team members prayed something to the effect of, “Lord, please help the service to go well.” Why should it go … Read more.
My first freelance gig came 2 years into my job at Ginghamsburg. The owner of a local car dealership, and member of Ginghamsburg, asked me to produce a video. He was scheduled to speak at a leadership summit and was … Read more.
I love communities, especially when it comes to media. I’m part of several different Facebook groups that connect church media people from production and lighting, to graphics, advertising and communication. I can always find useful information there, fun quips about … Read more.