If you are reading this post, you most likely already value quality graphic work. Be it for print materials, in service screen graphics, creative social media posts etc… you agree that this should be done and be done well. And … Read more.
*This article first appeared on SundayMag.tv on August 5, 2015. Check out the original article here. With any project, it can be much more powerful to leave things out rather than keep everything in. Let’s think about some of the … Read more.
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE: Show Notes: Fun episode this week as I welcome back my friend Luke McElroy to the show. Luke runs Orange Thread Media and is the author of the recent book “Environmental Projection” which we talked about … Read more.
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE: Show Notes: This week I welcome Stephen Brewster to the podcast- Stephen is the Creative Arts Pastor at Cross Point Church. He has been in ministry for years – he is a sought after speaker and leader. … Read more.
The creative process can feel like capturing lightning in a bottle. Below are some steps to ensure you release the creative talent on your team and leverage your brainstorming meetings to the max. Communicate The Scope Beforehand A lot of … Read more.
You’re playing Pictionary, and the clue to draw is “The Beach.” You sketch a sandcastle, an umbrella, and luckily someone shouts out “beach!” before you even attempt to doodle a jetty. It’s pretty easy to come up with a list … Read more.
We all know the difference: a well-hazed room is virtually undetectable under normal lighting conditions – but really sings when sharp, theatrical beams cut through the ether. A poorly hazed room feels like a smoky bar with clouds of thick, … Read more.
Many churches use video testimonies in their services to tell powerful stories of redemption and restoration stories of God at work. These types of personal and intimate stories work best between friends when the interviewer and interviewee know … Read more.
Every church has a chance to call their congregation to incredible opportunities of service and growth for themselves and the Kingdom of God every Sunday. Every Sunday there are opportunities to express avenues of activity that can make an eternal … Read more.
The church has the most important message to communicate – that everyone is unfathomably loved by God. The church needs the best communication tools to convey that message. Capturing great photos is one way to do that. Through incredible storytelling, … Read more.
If you aren’t familiar with fiverr.com, it is a service based site where a multitude of services are offered, all starting at $5. From graphic design, to digital marketing, to language translation- Fiverr has it all, from professionals and amateurs … Read more.
Relevance is a tricky thing. It’s a sliding scale depending on the demographic, and yet it is incredibly black and white. Nothing is “kind of” relevant. It either is or it isn’t. Especially in the church. In centuries past, the … Read more.
Getting decent, well-written, rich content from ministries and ministry leaders can be challenging at times. Some staff simply don’t have the time, while others just simply aren’t wired to write good content. So how are we supposed to gather valuable … Read more.
I can pinpoint the beginning of my fascination with multimedia. I was sitting in class, a junior in college, when my professor unleashed the most eye-opening, brain shattering information my poor brain had ever absorbed: The word “media” is plural. … Read more.
A great stage design can be one of the highlights of the experience you are creating for your congregation on Sunday. Here are three ways you can achieve an effective stage design at your church: Be at the creative meetings … Read more.
I’ve served on staff at two large churches with multiple campuses and as a Media Director for an International Ministry. At one church I served, I was the only guy creating media content for 4 campuses! I know first-hand the … Read more.
Six years ago, I was given the challenge to take our church congregation on a journey. It started slowly in rearranging décor on stage and morphed into working with a team of people who were given the exciting task of … Read more.