About Ben Stapley

Video Director
Liquid Church | Morristown, NJ
www.benstapley.info
@benstapley

Over the past 20 years Ben has created and captured memorable moments & media for individuals, non-profits & corporations across the globe. Some of the fields that he has worked in include teaching, videography, photography, stage design, radio, reporting & producing. He received a BA in Video Communication from MBI in Chicago. After graduating, he worked in Toronto as a television reporter and producer for Context, a national news program. In 2005, he began working for South Ridge Community Church in NJ as the Director of Programming & Media. In 2011, he received his MDiv from Biblical Theological Seminary. In 2016, he starting working for Liquid Church in Morristown NJ as the Creative Arts Pastor. He lives in beautiful Hunterdon County, NJ with his wonderful wife, Rose, and their lovely daughters, Violet & Scarlet.

360 Review

360 Review

Traditional reviews are performed just by your manager. A 360 review includes your manager, your peers, and your direct reports. That’s why its called 360, because feedback comes from all directions in the organization. Today I’ll give you four solid reasons why you should consider implementing 360 reviews for yourself... read more

photo team

Building A Photo Team

Hey there everybody, my name is Ben Stapley and my desire is to help you create and capture moving and memorable moments.   Today I want to give you 10 steps to build a photo team at your church. Now you might not work in the church or non-profit world... read more

Internship Best Practices

Internship Best Practices

Internships are great ways to find and develop your future church staff. When done right, you can have a lasting impact on the kingdom by the way you develop and mentor the up­ and ­coming church leaders of tomorrow. Let’s learn some best practices and how your church can train... read more

video testimonies

Video Testimonies: The Pre-Interview

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. The pre-interview is a chance to ask your questions before the day of the recording. This gives you... read more

are you services predictable

Are Your Services Predictable?

It’s easy for church services to get into a rut with Sunday coming every 7 days. Over 52 weeks a year and creative teams can start to rely on past successes instead of crafting dynamic new ones. Whether your services are timed to the minute or open ended, below are... read more

running a great band audition

Running a Great Band Audition

Running a great audition sets the tone for possible years of partnership with a band member. Taking the time to think it through and execute it well, laying a solid foundation of trust to build upon. Below are some pointers that I have learned over the years that help run... read more

video testimony checklist

Video Testimony Checklist

Many churches use video testimonies in their services to tell powerful stories of redemption and restoration ­ stories of God at work. These types of personal and intimate stories work best between friends ­ when the interviewer and interviewee know each other well. Having a friend conduct the interview allows... read more

how to write great announcements

How to Write Great Announcements

Every church has a chance to call their congregation to incredible opportunities of service and growth for themselves and the Kingdom of God every Sunday. Every Sunday there are opportunities to express avenues of activity that can make an eternal impact. And every Sunday these opportunities can be missed because... read more

Storytelling through Photography

The church has the most important message to communicate – that everyone is unfathomably loved by God. The church needs the best communication tools to convey that message. Capturing great photos is one way to do that. Through incredible storytelling, photos can pull a viewer in and showcase powerful moments.... read more

How to Deliver Live Announcements

Announcements can be the lamest time during the service. But they don’t have to be. If you have great content and a great communicator, announcements can be a lively, worshipful and engaging element. Here are several tips for delivering live announcements at your church: Practice at Home and at the... read more

How to Publically Read Scripture Well

Many churches read a passage of scripture during their services. That could be the psalm which a song was based on, the passage the message will focus on, or a benediction to conclude the service. Regardless of when scripture is read, or who is doing the reading, it should always... read more