Should you do video the standard way or a special way? | Tech, No Babel

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On today’s Tech, No Babel: Should you do video the standard way or a special way?

Sometimes you’ll want to go with the tried and true method that everyone uses, but sometimes you need to tweak things to get better results. Here are some things to consider.

1. Tried and true.
2. Easier to add experienced people in.
3. Available training resources.

1. Test out new ideas.
2. Communicate better when you know the system.
3. Over time, it could yield better video.

1. Rigid.
2. Training is still required for people new to all video.
3. Resources may be too plentiful or confusing.

1. Reinventing the wheel.
2. Excludes seasoned video folk.
3. Might yield worse results.

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Lexington City Church (formerly Quest Community Church) in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to a peak of 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines. He has thousands of members of his ProPresenter Users' Group on Facebook and thousands of subscribers to his YouTube channel.