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The Making Sunday Happen Podcast (Formerly The Church Media Podcast) is the definitive podcast for those who plan, create and execute Worship Experiences. Hosted by Carl Barnhill, the show offers training in the areas of Church Media Production, Worship, Communications, First Impressions, Service Planning, Volunteer Culture and more. Carl is the Creative Director/Owner of [twelve:thirty]media, a company that resources the Church with Media content and training to help you Transform your Worship Experience. Watch or listen to each episode of the show, download transcripts, and even grab some sh Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/makingsundayhappen/support

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    • Visual Arts
    • 4.9, 23 Ratings

The Making Sunday Happen Podcast (Formerly The Church Media Podcast) is the definitive podcast for those who plan, create and execute Worship Experiences. Hosted by Carl Barnhill, the show offers training in the areas of Church Media Production, Worship, Communications, First Impressions, Service Planning, Volunteer Culture and more. Carl is the Creative Director/Owner of [twelve:thirty]media, a company that resources the Church with Media content and training to help you Transform your Worship Experience. Watch or listen to each episode of the show, download transcripts, and even grab some sh Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/makingsundayhappen/support

    BONUS EPISODE: THE NEW NORMAL: Leading Your Team into Uncharted Territory with Phil Cooke

    BONUS EPISODE: THE NEW NORMAL: Leading Your Team into Uncharted Territory with Phil Cooke

    In this Bonus Episode of the Podcast, we welcome back Church Media Consultant Phil Cooke.

    Phil has some great insight into how to lead your team through uncharted territory. What does the new normal of Leading our Team look like?

    TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:
    How does my credibility as a Leader matter more than ever right now?
    How important is it to ditch my assumptions as a leader and admit when I’m wrong?
    How can we start listening to everyone on our team through this time?
    What are some ways to communicate my church’s Post-COVID Plans to my church?
    What are some ways that churches should adopt a gradual approach back in?
    How do you advertise your church more during a crisis?
    How important do you see equal attention being given to the in-person and online worship experiences?

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    • 29 min
    EPISODE 247: Transforming your Church's Online Presence with Zachary Snyder and Caleb Weidman

    EPISODE 247: Transforming your Church's Online Presence with Zachary Snyder and Caleb Weidman

    This week, we are talking to Zach Synder and Caleb Weidman. These are two of the founders of Blackbar, an online ministry dedicated to empowering churches to reach their communities with digital tools.

    They have released some great videos helping churches navigate Livestreaming, Communications, and more.

    Zach is the Video Director at Lifehouse Church, and over the past 7 years, he's lead teams in both video production and live production environments. He's also a host and co-leader of Blackbar, a ministry whose purpose is to inspire, educate, and encourage church and ministry creatives. Zach is passionate about seeing media used for the advancement of the Gospel and the edification of the church.

    After over a decade of professional marketing and graphic design experience, Caleb is now the multimedia and marketing director at Grand Rapids First in Grand Rapids, MI. He oversees the production of media content, advertising, and online presence for the ministries of the church. He also is the president of Blackbar.

    TOPICS COVERED IN THIS EPISODE:
    - Church Video Announcements
    - Photographing your Church Service
    - Creative Blocks
    - Killing the Church Bulletin
    - Fonts
    - Fast and Cheap Ways to Livestream
    - Improving your Church Livestream for Free - Audio vs. Video

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    BONUS EPISODE: THE NEW NORMAL: SC Baptist Convention Update with Matt Freeman and Alex Lyons

    BONUS EPISODE: THE NEW NORMAL: SC Baptist Convention Update with Matt Freeman and Alex Lyons

    In this Bonus Episode of the podcast, we get an update from Matt Freeman and Alex Lyons from the South Carolina Baptist Convention. Matt is the Associate Director of Worship and Music. Alex is the Creative Director for the convention.

    We got an update from these guys on how the over 2,000 churches across the state of South Carolina are welcoming people back to their church buildings and locations.

    Topics covered in this episode:
    How soon are churches reopening their locations?
    Are churches using Drive Up Church as a stepping stone to reopening their buildings? Are churches talking about multiple services or limited seating?
    What are churches doing for Kids and Student Ministry?
    What are churches still struggling with?

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    • 22 min
    EPISODE 246: How do we do church now? with Arron Hart and Dan Griffin

    EPISODE 246: How do we do church now? with Arron Hart and Dan Griffin

    This week on the podcast, we welcome Arron Hart and Dan Griffin.

    Arron is the Communications Director at CityView Bible Church in Round Rock, TX. We’re doing a case study with Arron on how CityView has done Church Online. We’ll walk through what’s on their website and why, how they have recorded their services, their process, the results they have seen and more.

    CityView has really done it well and I thought they would be a great church to look at to give you ideas on how to make your online experiences excellent. These ideas apply even after COVID-19. We’ll talk to Arron about how CityView has done it.

    You’ll also hear from Dan Griffin. Dan has been in ministry a long time and has a unique perspective as he has a toe in ministry and his wife is on staff at a large church, she serves as the Worship Leader for a Traditional Venue. And Dan is also a Chapter Leader of C12 which is a Christian business mastermind group that helps Christian Leaders around the country.

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    • 56 min
    EPISODE 245: How to Use Church Online Platform with Kyle Kutter

    EPISODE 245: How to Use Church Online Platform with Kyle Kutter

    Today, we welcome back to the podcast, Kyle Kutter from the Life Church team. We’re going to really dive into Church Online Platform today.

    We are talking with Kyle about how you can use it, how you can enhance your user experience on the platform, some ideas for engaging your viewers and more.

    We really hope today’s episode will give you lots of ideas and will help you.

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    • 51 min
    EPISODE 244: How to Use Switcher Studio with Marc Gawith

    EPISODE 244: How to Use Switcher Studio with Marc Gawith

    This week we welcome Marc Gawith from Switcher Studio to the podcast.

    Switcher Studio is basically a switcher in your pocket. This is a mobile solution to connect 9 different sources and live switch those sources from your phone or iPad. You can hook in cameras, a computer with your Presentation software like ProPresenter or MediaShout, or other inputs to create your Live Worship Experience on the Fly. You can also use Switcher Studio to record all your inputs for editing later.

    We wanted to have Marc on the podcast to walk through how you can use Switcher Studio at your church for your Worship Experiences or remote shoots.

    We want you to know the tools available to you that might be a good fit for your church to Transform your Worship Experiences.

    Marc and Carl walked through all the features and benefits of Switcher, how it works and some creative things you can do with the software.

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    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
23 Ratings

23 Ratings

DJHarry6 ,

Very informative

I listened to the episodes on managing church social media...what great content! Thanks for putting together an informative and entertaining podcast!

annanod ,

Great Resource for Church Media

Carl knows what he’s talking about! I’ve enjoyed working on projects with Carl in the past- he’s hit the nail on the head for us every time- I love to see that he’s sharing his valuable insight and experience through a podcast. I look forward to hearing more!

TravtheFox ,

Good High Production Information

Awesome information from great leaders in the Church Media field! whether you’re a large church or a small church, have a team of volunteers, or you’re a single person trying to make your church more visually and aurally engaging, this podcast is a great source for all kinds of great knowledge, tips and tricks!

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