Insight from The Cove Church’s, Michael Conda

The first time I went to The Cove Church I was blown away by the lighting. The team was worshiping to the song called The Way. In the middle of this song, there is a great musical break and then a BAMP moment when the band kicks back in. The song was great, but the lighting that went with the song just make the experience all the more impactful. Great lighting does this! At that moment, I knew I had to meet the guy who programed this lighting show. Let’s get plugged into leadership and meet the man behind the show and get some insight from him. … More Insight from The Cove Church’s, Michael Conda

Beliefs I had to Change to Lead

Do you sometimes feel stuck in life? I do, and I found that most of the time, I it’s because I am holding on to wrong beliefs.

I have 2 kids, and believe it or not I once was a kid. I asked my son how old he thought I was the other day and he said 20. I thought that was pretty good, till I asked him how old he thought Grandma and Papa were. He said 22. Kids believe the most unbelievable things don’t they? When I was a kid there was a song by an R&B group called “Push It”. Great song. But when I was a kid and first exposed to this song, I believed they said, “Ah Smush it”. My brother to this day won’t let me live that down. … More Beliefs I had to Change to Lead

The One Principle That Improved The Effectiveness Of My Leadership

Though there are many things that a leader needs to do well, there was one thing that I struggled to master. Not having a good grasp on this caused me to limit the influence I had with others. Most of all, learning and applying this concept allowed me to see things in a new light and forever changed me. Let’s get plugged into leadership! … More The One Principle That Improved The Effectiveness Of My Leadership

When Worship is TOO LOUD! And What To Do About It

I can’t begin to count the amount of times I have been told the sound for the church service, festival, program, or what have you was TOO LOUD! What are some possible solutions to this issue? Well I hope to help give you a few suggestions I have found helped over the years. Let’s get plugged into leadership and see if we can turn up our leadership and turn down the volume. … More When Worship is TOO LOUD! And What To Do About It

Pastors, 5 Ways to get the most out of your Weekend Tech Team

In nearly every church service the moment when you, the preacher, walk up on stage, gathers your notes and starts to speak happens. Everyone in the room is ready. Or are they? You open your mouth and begin but your microphone is not on! Frustration rushes through you. “Everyone knows what is about to happen but the one person who is responsible for turning on the mic” you think to yourself. What you say next will have a huge impact to the person at the soundboard. In this article I’d like to address pastors that have to work with technical people to carry out weekend services. I hope to give you a few things you can do that will help you get more out of the team on the weekend. Being on staff as a Technical Director for years, and now a pastor, I hope to bring unique insight that will be valuable for you. Let’s get plugged into leadership. … More Pastors, 5 Ways to get the most out of your Weekend Tech Team