Using LED Lighting and Haze Together

This post sponsored by StageLightCompany.com—professional lighting for churches.

This article from Duke DeJong talks about using LED lighting effectively in an environment that incorporates haze. Continue Reading…

Here are the most visited stage designs for the month of November. Just want to say another big thank you to all the stage designers who submit their stuff for us to see. Continue Reading…

We Need Designs

November 19, 2014 — Leave a comment

Update on the site: Over the last few months we’ve been having all sorts of errors and wonky things happening with the site. So last week we changed the server. You’ll probably notice how much faster the site’s running now. I’m pretty happy about that.

But also, some of the issue we’ve been having was with the submission form. If you never got an email back from us after submitting a design to the site, there’s a good chance we never received it. But good news, we’ve fixed the form. You can now submit a design and we’ll actually get it.

So if you’ve been sitting on a design you want to see on the site, send it our way. We need some great designs to post to the site. I appreciate everyone’s patience as we’ve been getting this all fixed up and working well.

–Jonathan Malm

Uplighting in Your Stage Design

This post sponsored by StageLightCompany.com—professional lighting for churches.

This article from Steven Hall is all using uplighting for your stage design—especially using LED lighting. Continue Reading…

Are You Making Visitors Feel ‘Unwelcome’?

Walking into a church for the first time can be scary. Are you making your first-time guests feel welcome? Or are you driving them away—unintentionally—with bad signage, reserved seating, clunky communication and more?

In this new book from Jonathan Malm, Unwelcome examines 50 ways churches make first-time visitors feel unwelcome. The transgressions range from insider lingo to awkward transitions, a cold congregation to the over-eager greeter.

With all 50 church faux pas, Jonathan suggests ways to not only fix the problem, but also infuse excellence into the situation so churches can put their best foot forward with first-time guests. A few simple changes can help your church roll out the welcome mat for your guests.

Grab a copy (print or digital) at Amazon.com or from iBooks.

What a great idea for a book! When I began reading Unwelcome, my first reaction was to begin counting how many copies I would need for the pastors and staff I work with. I’m excited about sharing and discussing this book with them.
Scott McClellan —Communications Pastor at Irving Bible Church

Get “Created for More” for 40% Off

The publisher for my book, Created for More, is offering a 40% discount for churches and teams wanting to buy 10 or more copies. To encourage creative teams to read through Created for More as a group, Moody Publishers has made this discount available on their site until December 12th.

Buy them from ShopMoodyPublishers for only $7.19 each. Grab some copies, then use the devotional to help your team focus and learn together. I guarantee the level of creativity at your church will grow quickly if you all go through this book together.

The Shift App

I wanted to let you know about a really cool app available for stage designers and visual worship leaders. It’s called the Shift Media Creator. Continue Reading…

Here are the most visited stage designs for the month of October. Just want to say another big thank you to all the stage designers who submit their stuff for us to see. Continue Reading…

What You Need to Know About Moving Lights

In this article, Duke DeJong talks about feature considerations when purchasing moving lights. Continue Reading…

Here are the most visited stage designs for the month of September. Just want to say another big thank you to all the stage designers who submit their stuff for us to see. Continue Reading…

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