Alexa, Manage My Church AV System

Alexa, Manage My Church AV System

“Alexa, turn on the church audiovisual system.” Clever voice-activated connectivity? Maybe. But practical? Not really. “Alexa, show me the upcoming …

Laser Projection in Churches

Laser Projection in Churches

Every single time I get asked about laser projection, I think of the Austin Powers movie franchise villain, Dr. Evil, and his obsession with putting lasers on …

Where’s the Total Cost of Ownership?

Where’s the Total Cost of Ownership?

Where’s the Total Cost of Ownership? If you want buyers to make your brand their choice, manufacturers and systems integrators have got to help …

Solve the Pain, Then Introduce Strategy

Solve the Pain, Then Introduce Strategy

‘Solve their technology pain, then introduce them to a technology strategy.’ That should be the mantra for consultants, systems integrators, and …

The Future of Selling Service to Churches

The Future of Selling Service to Churches

It’s all in the fine print. Most people won’t open up new gear and grab the owner’s manual and warranty information and spend the next two hours pouring …

To the Pastors of the Future

To the Pastors of the Future

This is an open letter to the future church pastors who will have grown up with the Internet, mobile devices and real-time social media their entire lives so …

Heroes Amidst the Floods

Heroes Amidst the Floods

There are stories of heroism and sacrifice, bravery and suffering and the rediscovering of the word ‘neighbor’ in the wake of what may be the worst …

Hiring Sales for Church Market AV

Hiring Sales for Church Market AV

I’ll never forget standing behind the best salesperson in the online sales department as he watched the timer tick down from three minutes on his monitor …

Christmas Church Tech in the Summer

Christmas Church Tech in the Summer

The dog days of summer are upon us and much of the commercial and education vertical markets have slowed to a crawl, but the house of worship market is heating …

What Are You Giving Away to Churches?

What Are You Giving Away to Churches?

Mobile-first is a term used to describe the 2017 statistic where people begin their internet searches, browsing and application usage on their mobile device …

Top House of Worship Market Ads of 2016

Top House of Worship Market Ads of 2016

In the third year of this round up of my pick for the Top House of Worship Ads, 2016’s contenders were few and set far apart from the white noise of bland …

The Four Uses of 4K Video in Churches

The Four Uses of 4K Video in Churches

I made a prediction in 2014 here at rAVe that 4K video would start to become the normative in large, multi-site churches by 2020. I think I’ll still be …

House of Worship: Mistakes Will Happen

House of Worship: Mistakes Will Happen

The house of worship market is like any concert venue when it comes to the impact of real-time mistakes in front of a live audience. Years ago, I had a …

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