The Importance of the “Why”

I’m the kind of person that once I know the “why”, I can get behind an idea or cause. In fact, if the “why” is compelling, I’ll follow you anywhere. This is also why some organizations and some leaders can inspire and some can’t.   I hosted a live radio program years... read more

How to have a Great Mix

Why is it so important to have a great mix? This is a question I get occasionally from Volunteers, Congregants, Pastors and yes even Tech Directors, so let’s talk about it. Let’s first define what a great mix is. I think it can be summed up in two words. Distraction... read more

Let Them Contribute

A few weeks ago after a worship service I received some great advice from a businessman that applies to our role as Worship Leaders. Every week our goal is to lead people in worship and usually there is some sort of point where we talk, whether it’s at the beginning... read more


This week will be the first of a few posts rounding up our best projects from 2014. Let us know what you like! Feel free to share these videos online, comment below, or e-mail us ( with any suggestions or thoughts you have on our work. We would love to... read more


Camera Training Guide for Volunteers

Before launching [twelve:thirty]media full-time, I had the privilege of serving two of the fastest growing churches in the country- Pinelake Church in Brandon, MS, and the Newspring Church based in Anderson, SC. At both of these churches, we produced training material for every volunteer position on our media production team.... read more