If you have ever been a part of a rehearsal or sound check, you have most likely experienced some level of stress. Whether you are the worship leader waiting on the sound guy to finish up or you’re the technician sprinting from the stage and back, there are plenty of opportunities for frustration and miscommunication to creep in. At Saddleback, we are constantly looking for ways to bridge the gap between the platform and the booth. We protect that relationship fiercely and put in countless hours of hard work both on stage and off the stage.
Each week we evaluate our weekend services and take a close look at our processes. We celebrate the things that worked well, and we spend some time looking one another in the eye, asking the hard questions, and giving honest answers so that we can grow and improve.
Did the production team know the band’s and vocalist’s needs ahead of time?
Were the techs given adequate time to set the stage and thoroughly test equipment?
Did the platform team and production team understand what was expected of each other?
The keys to a successful rehearsal and weekend service are…Continue Reading