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Monthly Freebie: 2 tickets Vimeo Film Fest

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We are excited to announce our first Monthly Freebie!

All you have to do is register below for the Clark Newsletter, and bam your entered to win two tickets to the Vimeo Film Festival in New York, June 7-9, 2012.

Enter before May 24th and winners will be selected May 26th.

Oh and did we mention they are 2 day all access passes?

How Digital Cameras Work

Creative Collective Launches New Site

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The Creative Collective launched a new website recently. It’s crisp and clean, with a redefined focus on publishing the best resources for creative leaders.
For 2012 looks to be an exciting year for the collective with new titles already announced and an iPad app in the works.

 

 

 

 

Planning Center gets in the Presentation Software Market

A few days ago Planning Center Online announced a new iPad only presentation app called Projector.
Projector will connected via cable and adapter from your iPad or wireless over airplay using an Apple tv.
It’s simple multi-touch interface makes it easy to use for any volunteer. I see this becoming an integrated part of portable and church plant technology packages.

 

Sunday| Magazine

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Creating something amazing is hard. Creating something amazing every week is nearly impossible. Sometimes church workers find themselves stuck. They sit down to plan the service. They type “Sunday”. Then they sit there with the text indicator blinking at them – taunting them. “What are you going to do?”

Let me introduce you to Sunday| magazine. Sunday| is a free online magazine about the creative process of Sunday mornings.

There are plenty of great tutorial and technology magazines out there. But very few teach you the philosophy behind the tutorials and tech.

I (and my friends at Clark) have seen a growing copy-paste mentality in our churches. Church creatives see something that works in another church and they apply it without tailoring it to their community. Consequently that leads to ineffective creativity. The Message we have is far too important to be satisfied with distracting and ineffective creative endeavors.

Although it’s a bit ambitious for a single magazine to change that phenomena, I  hope it’ll be a step in the right direction.

So in each article I’m getting a group of church leaders together to talk about great creativity. We’ll be talking about the whole Sunday morning package and how each part works together to create an atmosphere – an atmosphere where people can experience the living God.

Future of Church

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Special Live Event
On Friday, March 16th, influencers from around Texas are invited to join guest speaker Gabe Lyons along with host Houston Clark for a look at challenges and opportunities of ministry in America. This exclusive event will feature interaction with other leaders followed by an interactive dialogue about the future of the Church.

The Future of Church

March 16, 2012
9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Park Cities Baptist Church
3933 Northwest Parkway
Dallas, TX 75225

Register Today!

First 100 people to register receive a free copy of Gabe’s new book The Next Christians

O, Pioneers

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I wrote an article on pioneering culture over at the ECHO Hub. Go check it out!
Be sure to support the site too by visiting the store section. The Echo guys are doings some great things for the media world in the church.

Clark Theater

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Innovation is part of our DNA. That’s why we’ve created the Clark Theater. A “sandbox” of sorts for some of the latest performance technologies that exist today. A place where innovative solutions are born and where churches can experience the cutting edge instead of simply talking about it. The Clark Theater is now featuring two radical pieces of technology.

Constellation by Meyer Sound

Constellation is an extraordinary breakthrough in acoustical science; providing an effective solution to the complex challenge of attaining optimal, yet flexible acoustics in building design. With Constellation, there is an ability to design state-of-the-art multi-purpose venues without the constraints or expense of traditional materials and room shape. The acoustical effectiveness, ease of control, and invisibility of Constellation will enhance the success of any venue.

Eyeliner3D by Musion

A high definition 3D holographic video projection system allowing a spectacular 3-dimensional moving life-size hologram to appear within a live stage setting using Peppers Ghost technology. Experience 3D without the Glasses.

Backstage

The Clark Theater is a one of a kind and for the first time we are making the space and technology accessible.
Backstage allows church staff and technology professionals to schedule visits to the Clark Theater, demo our latest technologies, and ask all the questions you want.

To learn more about Backstage visits email or call (770) 888-5088.

For more information, video and pictures of the Clark theater visit clark.is/theater.

SermonGFX.com

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At Clark we are always on the look out for resources that move the church forward in the way they communicate the message of Jesus Christ. One of those such resources is small website called SermonGFX.com. The goal quite simple. Bring better design to Sermons at the most affordable prices. We sat down with the creator Jeremy Wagner for a little Q & A. Continue reading →