Sunday services have changed. On-stage monitors for the praise band. Video projection of the words to the songs. Theatrical lighting for dramatic presentations. The increased demand for technology in todayís churches has been dramatic.
Many churches were built with a sound system designed to amplify the pastorís voice. The choir, piano and organ needed no help. Now with the new instruments and singers they need full-range speakers, large mixing consoles, complex stage monitoring and wireless microphones.
With the ongoing introduction of new music, projection has replaced hymnals as the way to display the words of the songs. Video projection has also opened a whole new area of creative expression for sermon illustration. The increased use of drama has forced churches to rethink how they design their platform and lighting.
The dilemma for most churches is that pastors were trained to preach and music directors were trained to lead choral music. They donít have the expertise in technology needed to help make these transitions. They have set new goals but need someone to help them walk through the process and make good decisions.
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