For over twenty years Ben has created & captured moving and memorable moments for individuals, non-profits & corporations across the globe. He has served on the executive team of multiple megachurches and currently serves as the Executive Pastor at The Life Christian Church in New Jersey. Ben also coaches individuals, consults for churches, teaches at universities and speaks at conferences about leadership, communication and creativity. More info about him can be found at www.benstapley.com
Many churches use video testimonies in their services to tell powerful stories of redemption and restoration. Stories of God at work. The pre-interview is an important step in capturing these stories.
Many churches read passages of scripture during their services. That could be the psalm on which a song was based or the passage the message will focus on.
Message series bumper videos are great promotional and inspirational content a church can create. But they are also a great financial investment. So here are some best practices to help ensure you get the biggest bang for your buck.
I have overseen Christmas experiences for almost two decades in ministry. Sometime during those 20 years, I ran out of good ideas. If that is the case for you as well then check out the good ideas of others
IMAG (image magnification) enlarges the view of the stage at a live experience to give the audience a better view. IMAG may be right for your church as it visually draws in the audience and guarantees there is no bad seat in the house.
Having your photo taken should be a fun experience. It means something interesting and exciting is happening that deserves to be documented. The tone and attitude of the photographer should match this energy.
Starting a photo team takes a little bit of effort but the impact it will have is huge. So start your team, or grow your team, today.
A great audition sets the tone for years of partnership with an awesome band member. Taking the time to think it through and execute it well lays a solid foundation of trust.
Churches put a lot of resources into crafting weekly services. But that effort often isn’t utilized beyond Sunday morning.
Another presenter gives you someone to banter and interact with. This interaction is especially beneficial when you have a dead room and it’s hard to do crowd work.
Every event should be awesome–be it a conference, religious experience or even a birthday party. But that takes work. Here are 10 best practices on how to design an awesome event.