After attending WAVE Winter in Orlando, Stephen Ellison, technical sales for The Light Source, shared with us his experience. He was able to articulate how The Light Source experienced ROI, value, and success at the WAVE conference. Overall, he found WAVE to be valuable and helpful in achieving his educational and sales goals by both teaching a session and exhibiting to reach new church customers.
As a church tech artist, one of the worst things I could do for my church and its executive leadership team is to make excessive demands for expensive church AVL upgrades.
I’ve never been the business administrator or CFO of a church, but if I had been, I imagine one thing I’d dread the most would be someone showing up in my office one day to explain why they need a massive amount of money in a short amount of time, to solve a problem that had been previously known about.
When I was first appointed as the director of audio at a church, my first thought was to make the church services sound amazing and take care of all the problems that I heard every week before I was promoted to the new role. Excited to make my mark, I felt certain that the biggest impact I’d have on my church would be in the technical quality of the sound at Sunday services, concerts, and special events. I thought I am going to revolutionize the sound at this church. What I soon realized is that being the audio director at a church was more about leadership, setting good examples, and communication. In this article, I’ll share three ways to leave well as an audio director.