About Carl Barnhill

Creative Director / Owner
[twelve:thirty]media | Columbia, SC
carlbarnhill.com
@carlbarnhill

Carl Barnhill has served on staff at some of the largest churches and organizations in the country. He served as Media Director at Precept Ministries International, directing the television and radio program Precepts for Life with Kay Arthur, broadcasted to over 98 million homes around the world. He served as Video Production Director at Pinelake Church in Brandon, MS. He most recently served as Video Coordinator for Newspring Church in South Carolina. He currently serves as Creative Director and Owner of [twelve:thirty]media, serving churches and ministries all over the world through motion graphics content and church media coaching.

The Process of Producing a Sermon Bumper

At 12:30, we’ve produced hundreds of Sermon Bumpers and Series Trailers over the last few years. You can View our Sample Library of some of the Bumpers we’ve produced here. You can View our Sample Library of some of the Series Trailers we’ve produced here. I’m going to give you... read more

How to Be Efficient

  One of the questions I get asked a lot is “How do you guys at Twelve:Thirty Media crank out so much fresh content?” or I personally get “Do you ever sleep?” For the record, I don’t sleep much, but we have tried a few tricks along the way as... read more

Podcasting 101

So you’re thinking about doing a podcast, huh? It makes sense. Over the past few years, the podcast medium has exploded with growth and popularity. In the busy world we live in, podcasts are great for long commutes, trips to the gym, or even running errands around town. Your church... read more

Are You ALL IN?

Dear Church Leaders: Respectfully, would you mind stop using the phrase “All In?” When a church staff member goes into ministry for usually a significant cut in pay and longer hours, they are doing it because God has called them into it, as He did you – they are already... read more

We Don’t Need You

People don’t respond to “need.” They respond to vision. I’ve been guilty in the past of begging for volunteers. I’ve laid the thick guilt trip on from the stage before. I’ve forced the “Want to Volunteer?” slide on the Announcement loop every Sunday. I’ve seemed down right desperate. There was... read more