Entries by Mike Paschal

The Difference Between Rehearsals & Run Throughs

One major thing I have learned over the past 13 years in live production is the more time I spend preparing for an event/service, the greater chance I have to respond well to issues that arise during the event/service. That may sound a little odd, but let me explain. There have been four different elements […]

HD Video Upgrade: FOR-A

Port City Community Church (PC3) moved into their very first permanent facility during the summer of 2008 with a full SD-SDI system in the main auditorium. This was a major upgrade from our existing mobile solution which consisted of all composite video lines that found their way to an old Panasonic MX50 video switcher. The […]

Listen, Evaluate, and Then Decide

Lately I’ve caught myself in conversations telling others to listen, evaluate, and decide a lot. It may be coming across as advice to others because I have been trying to engage in feedback lately with those three words in mind. Here is what I mean in short form: Listen Stop talking and just listen. If you are married you know […]