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Behind the Scenes at Grace Point Church

Check out this 7-minute behind-the-scenes video designed by Grace Point Church in San Antonio, Texas, which back in June had a fire that seriously damaged its sanctuary.



Behind the Scenes at Grace Point Church

Technology Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, September-October 2017
The September-October 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Granger Community Church, and their recent install of a Lawo audio mixing console system.

View the behind-the-scenes video here.

Having recently suffered the devastation of a serious fire that occurred on Father’s Day this past June, Grace Point Church in San Antonio, Texas. Despite a fire that resulted in an estimated loss of more than a million dollars, it has quickly moved forward, holding services one week later in its youth building. Nathan Von Minden, the church’s Worship and Creative Arts Pastor and a regular contributor to the Worship Tech Director website, is shown describing how the church spends each week looking at the prior weekend’s services, while also planning ahead, predominantly utilizing Planning Center Online.

Just short of two minutes into the video, one can see the damaged caused by the June fire, after which you see some examples of how the church positively impacts those on the church’s production team, encouraging them to be involved with the church. In addition, the video also shows how extensive the involvement is by a vast array of members of the church’s staff in the planning and coordination of each and every service at Grace Point.


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By Greg Saffles · November 9, 2017 • It’s one thing to have a brilliant idea, it’s another thing to inspire someone else to have a brilliant idea and to give them a platform to use their creativity.

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By David Erlandson · November 7, 2017 • Each week talented people enter the doors of your church and see "all the musicians you need," properly displayed lyrics, some kind of lighting, and they can hear everything, so they assume you probably do not need them.

Upgrade Planning: Research, Homework and (Of Course) Planning All In the Mix
By Tony Staires · October 31, 2017 • Have realistic expectations of what needs to be improved, purchased, or replaced. Ask yourself, does this piece of equipment help us better achieve our church’s vision?

Portable Mixers Offer Flexibility, Easy Transport
By Tom Noble · October 30, 2017 • When it comes to portable setups, there is a tendency to think small, but there are examples that show that groups can work successfully with such setups.

A Closer Look At Top New Product Award Winners Honored at WFX
By Andres Caamano · October 19, 2017 • At the WFX Conference & Expo in Dallas, a significant number of those selected for New Product Awards in 2017, received their award on-site at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.

A Glimpse Into WFX 2017
By TD Staff · October 17, 2017 • Take a few moments to see a recap video of the WFX Conference & Expo, which was held in Dallas, from October 10-12.

Ensure Your Current Team Is As Healthy As Possible
By Justin Firesheets · October 16, 2017 • Before one starts assigning roles and tasks, take the time to invest individually in each member of one's team, to determine their respective strengths and weaknesses.



Latest Resource

Worship Facilities Magazine, September-October 2017
The September-October 2017 issue of Worship Facilities Magazine offers a glance at a Granger Community Church, and their recent install of a Lawo audio mixing console system.

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