Podcast Episode #487
Mike Harland joins us to answer one of the biggest questions in church worship services today: why is it so loud?
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- The loudness of church music creates an engagement issue for those in the pew.
- One easy fix to the loudness of church music is to vary the accompaniment from song to song or even in the songs.
- Identify what technology really matters in your worship service and invest there.
- If you want to improve your congregational singing, turn your lights up, turn your sound down, and pick songs people know.
The four questions about the loudness of church music that we explore are:
- Why is it so loud?
- Where do you start?
- What is the ROI on tech?
- Where do we invest?
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