5 Quick and Easy Apps for Graphic Design

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.

Negative Space

*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.

Brainstorming Meetings That Pour Down Ideas

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.

Props are Things, Sets are Places.

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.

Tips For The Perfect Haze

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.

Video Testimony Checklist

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.

How to Write Great Announcements

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.

Storytelling through Photography

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.

5 Ways Your Church Can Benefit from Fiverr.com

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.

5 Reasons You Should Have a Content Manager

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.

20 Ways to Tell One Story

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.

3 Ways to Achieve an Effective Stage Design

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.

How to Save Your Church Over $30,000 a Year

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.

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