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.