How to Be a New Church Technician: From One Young Tech to Another
By Kari Martinez
I was about 19 when I desired to serve in the AV ministry and make it a career choice; I thought it’d be a cool way to get involved considering I had some musical background. I was excited for the lights and being able to control the fancy technology.
However, once I started to serve more, my perspective changed a little bit. The academic and learning process to figure out how to do audio was a humbling experience. It took about 3 years to transition from a brand new volunteer to a full-time staff position. It took longer than what I expected to get to where I am now, but do not despair—when people say it’s about the journey and not the destination, they’re mostly correct. Waiting to be where you want isn’t fun, but rejoice in the process.
Here is one suggestion that can help you make the most out of the learning process: