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FILO Podcast

FILO Podcast continues the conversations started at FILO Conference and carries them throughout the year. Todd Elliott hosts the podcast and interviews key influencers in the world of church production to talk about ideas that affect all of us involved in pulling off weekend services.

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Episode 113: Alex Seeley
Todd is joined by Alex Seeley, the Lead Pastor at The Belonging Co Church in Nashville. They talk about the story of leaving everything and starting a church in another country that focused on people who were on tour: musicians, artists, production people. This beginning has given the church a unique perspective on serving together.Show Notes:FILO 2024: We are a couple weeks away from our next Conference! Learn more at filo.org/filo2024. Don't forget, the 10% off discount code for podcast listeners is "podcast10". Summer Skills Cohort: Journey with like-minded technical artists for growth and support as well as meet with an industry leader for an in-depth discussion around a topic. The best part? Sharing how you’re learning and growing with your group for added support and accountability. You can register for all 3 sessions at a discounted rate, or choose which months you want to join. Learn more at filo.org/cohorts. Registration is open!Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
48:57 4/15/24
Episode 112: Whit George
Whit George joins Todd to talk about transitioning from creative director to lead pastor and how his early days helped to shape where Church on the Move is currently. From production and worship culture to what's best for the congregation as a whole, they talk about how all the areas of the church play a vital role. Show Notes:FILO 2024 Price Jump: The final price increase for FILO 2024 is happening on April 9th. Grab your tickets today and save those dollars! Don't forget, the 10% off discount code for podcast listeners is "podcast10". Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
53:21 3/25/24
Episode 111: Nathaniel Smith
Nathaniel Smith joins Todd to talk about balancing family and work, personal and professional, and being intentional with the people in our lives. Show Notes:FILO 2024 Intensives and Lunch & Learn Events: We recently opened registration for our extended learning opportunities at FILO 2024. Intensives are longer form learning environments taught by our industry partners that are held a few hours before the conference kicks off. Lunch & Learns are one hour classes taught by our industry partners and include a free lunch! Check out these links to learn more and to register. Intensives. Lunch & Learn Events. Don't forget, the discount code for podcast listeners is "podcast10". FILO Cohorts: There are just a few spots left in the next Cohort that launches April 4th! Register today! If that Thursday weekly Cohort doesn't work in your schedule, you can view the rest of the year's schedule on our website. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
41:53 3/4/24
Episode 110: Trey McKnight
Todd sits down with FILO 2024 main session speaker, Trey McKnight. Leaning on Trey's diverse experience, they discussed all the different ways that having a personal mission statement and being intentional with the time we have can help create the life we're wanting. Show Notes:FILO 2024 - The next price jump happens tomorrow, February 13, 2024! Don't delay! Tickets are available for the In-Person experience or the Live Stream experience. Learn more at filo.org/filo2024 and be sure to use code "podcast10" for 10% off your registration fee. First In Last Out... Together - FILO exists to encourage and support technical artists who create moments that connect people to Jesus, no matter where they are in the world or how big or small their church is. This means some of our friends in under-resourced communities can only afford to attend FILO for roughly $6. Unfortunately, revenue generated from the conference is simply no longer enough to fill the gap and reach more people. This is where you come in! Will you join us? FILO.org/donateMxU Pop-Ups - Check out these one-day events designed to equip you with leadership training and an opportunity to engage with other worship and tech leaders in your city. Todd will be at a few of the stops and he'd love to see you there! Learn more at getmxu.com/pop-ups.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
44:46 2/12/24
Episode 109: Alex Sawyer
Todd sits down with FILO Cohort Leader Alex Sawyer to talk about all kinds of topics: leading up, building trust, congregational approval, committees, mall church...and the list goes on.Show Notes:FILO Cohorts - Join other church technical artists in smaller group settings on Zoom to grow in your skills this year. The entire Cohort schedule has been released for 2024! Check out the 101, 201 and Summer Skills Cohorts at filo.org/coaching.FILO 2024 - The next price jump happens on February 13, 2024! Don't delay! Tickets are available for the In-Person experience or the Live Stream experience. Learn more at filo.org/filo2024 and be sure to use code "podcast10" for 10% off your registration fee. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
35:48 1/22/24
Episode 108: Paul Johnson
Paul Johnson from Bravingbird joins the podcast. He and Todd talk about collaboration, leading up and down, and ways to create a culture of care and trust on worship and production teams.Show Notes:Bravingbird - Our guest today, Paul Johnson, is the Executive Director of Bravingbird. They are a non profit dedicated to telling stories and giving those away for free. You can learn more about their organization and view their beautiful works of art at bravingbird.com.FILO Cohorts - Join other church technical artists in smaller group settings on Zoom to grow in your skills this year. The entire Cohort schedule has been released for 2024! Check out the 101, 201 and Summer Skills Cohorts at filo.org/coaching.FILO 2024 - The next price jump happens on February 13, 2024! Don't delay! Tickets are available for the In-Person experience or the Live Stream experience. Learn more at filo.org/filo2024 and be sure to use code "podcast10" for 10% off your registration fee. FILO: Advent - If you didn't have a chance to engage in our Advent devotional during Christmas, it's not too late. Let the FILO Community encourage you and remind you of the reason for your hard work this season. Create a shared plan and read together on YouVersion or check out our YouTube Playlist!Donations - We are so grateful for the donors who contributed to FILO allowing us to continue reaching more tech artists globally in 2023. If you would like to learn more about our vision or how to donate, head to filo.org/donate.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
49:08 1/1/24
Episode 107: Andrew Junge
Todd and Andrew Junge talk about how to maximize being a portable church. Especially when there can be so many expectations for production in today's church, trying to get it all done while having to set up and tear down each week can be a challenge. Show Notes:Christmas is right around the corner! Look for ways to encourage your teams this holiday season. Consider one of these three options: FILO 2024 - Purchase tickets for your team to attend FILO 2024 In-Person or on the Live Stream. Learn more at filo.org/filo2024 and be sure to use code "podcast10" for 10% off your registration fee.FILO Book - Purchase copies of "I Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas" for your team. There are questions at the end of each short chapter, making it conducive for group discussion. Learn more at filo.org/book.FILO: Advent - Let the FILO Community encourage you and remind you of the reason for your hard work this season. Create a shared plan and read together on You​Version or check out our YouTube Playlist!Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
53:19 12/11/23
Episode 106: Dara Samuels
Dara joins Todd to talk about leading all types of volunteers, from the super committed to the "my mom signed me up to serve" variety. Show Notes:FILO 2024: Are you starting to talk budget for next year? New things are coming with the schedule and breakouts for FILO 2024, so make sure you get that added into your 2024 budget! Learn more at filo.org/filo2024 and be sure to use code "podcast10" for 10% off your registration fee.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
51:55 11/20/23
Episode 105: Justin Firesheets
Justin Firesheets joins the FILO Podcast to talk about dealing with change and leading through change from his experience in ministry at Church of the Highlands. Show Notes: Coaching Cohorts: Registration is open for a few more days for our final Cohort of 2023! Join this group of people just like you during this holiday season to invest in yourself and lean into community with others. Learn more and register at filo.org/coaching. Podcast listeners get a unique deal! Use code "podcast33" for $33 off your registration fee. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode. Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.org FILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails. Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook
56:54 10/30/23
Episode 104: Dan Johnson
Todd gets to chat with Dan Johnson, the technical director at Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, MI. They talk about how recruiting volunteers is way more than just having a ministry job fair. Show Notes: Coaching Cohorts: Our next winter Coaching Cohort will be announced in just a few days! Stick close to your email and socials to learn when it is live. Learn more and register at filo.org/coaching. Podcast listeners get a unique deal! Use code "podcast33" for $33 off your registration fee. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode. Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.org FILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails. Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook
48:29 10/9/23
Episode 103: Albin Söderström & Johan Gustafsson
Todd is joined by the original Swedish Gurus of Tech, Johan and Albin. They talk about the importance of community within the local church technical community, whether you're Swedish or not. Show Notes: Christmas Playlist: Need a playlist for all those Christmas planning meetings you're about to have (or already having)? We've got you covered! We've curated over two hours of upbeat, feel-good, get ya in that holiday mood, Christmas music. Download now on Spotify! Coaching Cohorts: Our next winter Coaching Cohort will be announced soon! Be the first to know and have first dibs on the sign ups when you join the waiting list. This is the perfect session to participate in, leading up to the Christmas season! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode. Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.org FILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails. Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook
46:34 9/18/23
Episode 102: Dylan Hofmann
Dylan Hofmann joins Todd to talk about volunteers. How to develop a volunteer friendly culture from the recruiting process all the way through developing your key volunteer leaders. Show Notes: FILO Blog: New blogs have recently been released! Read about caring for volunteers, leading through transition and creating a culture of celebration. Check them out at filo.org/blog. I Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas: Learn more about today's podcast topic by reading certain chapters of Todd Elliott's book. Chapters 20, 22 and 23 are a good place to start. Learn more at filo.org/book. (Buying 10+ copies at a discount for your team and walking through the content together is a great idea!) Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode. Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.org FILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails. Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook
44:17 8/28/23
Episode 101: Neil Sternberg
Todd talks with FILO and Fusion Productions' leadership coach Neil Sternberg. They talk about how important it is to understand who we are so that we can become the most effective technical artist possible. Show Notes: Coaching Cohorts: Our next fall Coaching Cohorts will be announced soon! Be the first to know and have first dibs on the sign ups when you join the waiting list. FILO Community NFP: At the beginning of 2023, FILO became a non profit! FILO is now open to receive donations toward raising $100,000 in 2023. Will you join us? Learn more and donate at filo.org/donate. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode. Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.org FILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails. Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook 
48:51 8/7/23
Episode 100: Aubrey, Todd, Nate, Chelsea
Episode 100! Aubrey takes the reigns as the host to interview Chelsea, Nate and Todd to talk about ways to celebrate. Celebrate big wins and small wins. Celebrate individuals and celebrating as a team. Show Notes:Podcast Guests: Todd Elliott - FounderNate Parker - Technical ProducerChelsea Pribyl - Chief Operations OfficerPodcast Host:Aubrey Wentz - Event Host & Cohort LeaderA Picture of Team Mayo:Pom Pom Encouragement:Photo Credit: Christina PendletonFILO Book Chapters:Chelsea references 2 chapters in I Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas, by Todd Elliott:Chapter 22: Production is Tough. Let's Enjoy ItChapter 37: Celebrate the Wins Summer Skills Cohort: Our next session about all things lighting is coming up soon! Learn more at filo.org/coaching. We hope you can join us.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
64:20 7/17/23
Episode 099: Arnez Bonsol
Todd sits down and finally talks to Arnez Bonsol instead of just talking about him on the podcast. They talk about Arnez's secret sauce when it comes to building teams and developing people. Show Notes: Summer Skills Cohort: Our next session about all things audio is coming up in just a couple of weeks! Can't make it? Jump into the August session all about lighting. Learn more at filo.org/coaching. We hope you can join us. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode. Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.org FILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails. Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
44:48 6/26/23
Episode 098: Carlos Whittaker
Author, social media influencer and FILO Main Session Speaker, Carlos Whittaker joins Todd to talk about his new book "How to Human".Show Notes:Summer Skills Cohort: The very first session kicks off next week! Can't make it then? Jump into one of the sessions in July or August! Learn more at filo.org/coaching. We hope you can join us.Carlos Whittaker's Books: Carlos has written multiple captivating and life-changing books. We encourage you to check them out! carloswhittaker.com/booksCarlos Whittaker at the FILO Conference: Carlos was a Main Session Speaker at FILO 2021. Check out his message. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
35:22 6/5/23
Episode 097: Joanne Botten
Todd is joined by Joanne Botten, long time Willow Creek volunteer turned production staff turned the leader of Arts and Worship at Willow Creek South Barrington. They get a chance to talk through surviving through different eras of a church's story and the necessary focus on people.Show Notes:FILO 2024 Conference: Registration has opened for FILO 2024! In-Conference pricing ends May 31, 2023 and is the lowest pricing you'll have access to all year. Learn more and register today at filo.org/filo2024.Summer Skills Cohort: Looking to extend the FILO Conference into the rest of the year? Join us this summer for a 3-month Cohort experience. Each session you’ll journey with like-minded technical artists for growth and support. Then, you’ll meet with an industry leader for an in-depth discussion around audio, video, and lighting. The best part? Sharing how you’re learning and growing with your cohort for added support and accountability.There will be a 90 minute session once a month for the 3 months of summer (June, July, August) and you can register for all 3 at a discounted rate, or pick and choose which months you want to join and register for them individually. Learn more at filo.org/coaching.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
46:10 5/15/23
Episode 096: Pastor Ricky Jenkins
Todd sits down with Pastor Ricky Jenkins, Main Session speaker for FILO 2023. They talk about what a senior pastor needs from their tech team, but more importantly what a senior leader needs to provide for their tech team.Show Notes:FILO 2023 Conference: The Conference is in one week on May 2nd and 3rd! Learn more at filo.org/filo2023. We hope you join us and today’s podcast guest, Pastor Ricky Jenkins, at FILO 2023.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
40:59 4/24/23
Episode 095: James Jaskowiak
Todd sits down with James Jaskowiak, the production manager at Willow Creek's Huntley campus where Todd serves on the production team. They talk about living life with people versus just serving with them and how important it is to continually stretch the skills of our volunteers. Show Notes:I Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas: This book by Todd Elliott is an owner’s manual for how to live the abundant life of a technical artist in the local church. Learn more about it and order yours today at filo.org/book.FILO 2023 Conference: The Conference is right around the corner on May 2nd and 3rd!  Learn more at filo.org/filo2023. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
49:42 4/3/23
Episode 094: Jon Jorgenson
Todd gets to chat with Jon Jorgenson, Creative and Teaching Pastor at Soul City Church, and FILO 2023 Main Session speaker. They talk about Jon's journey with FILO and about the things he's learned going from a lone creative person to working with a team to execute a service.Show Notes:FILO 2023 Conference: The Conference is right around the corner on May 2nd and 3rd! Be sure to take advantage of the Early Bird registration rates that are available through March 27th. Learn more at filo.org/filo2023. We hope you join us and today’s podcast guest, Jon Jorgenson, at FILO 2023.Bonus Learning Opportunities at FILO 2023: If you're attending the conference In-Person, consider attending one of our pre-conference Tuesday Intensives or Wednesday Lunch & Learn events. Registration required. (Lunch & Learn events are available to Live-Stream participants and do not require registration.)Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
56:10 3/13/23
Episode 093: Pete Wright
Todd talks with Pete Wright from Sun Grove Church, or as you probably know him @sweetpete.w on Instagram. They talk about how important it is to take care of ourselves if we hope to last long term.Show Notes:FILO 2023 Conference: The Conference website has been updated! Check out the schedule, discounted hotels, faculty, Intensives and Lunch and Learn events and more at filo.org/filo2023. I Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas: This book by Todd Elliott is an owner's manual for how to live the abundant life of a technical artist in the local church. Learn more about it and order yours today at filo.org/book.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
45:35 2/20/23
Episode 092: Megan Fate Marshman
Todd is joined by Megan Fate Marshman, Teaching Pastor at Willow Creek Church and Main Session Speaker at the upcoming FILO 2023 Conference. They talk about the importance of humility and not just understanding who God is, but who we are.Show Notes:FILO 2023 Conference: Prices go up on February 15th, 2023 on all tickets for the upcoming FILO 2023 Conference in Chicago, IL. Learn more at FILO.ORG/FILO2023. We hope you join us and today's podcast guest, Megan Fate Marshman, at FILO 2023.FILO Coaching Cohorts: Join the waitlist so that you’re the first to hear when they launch. Head to filo.org/coaching to learn more.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
38:57 1/30/23
Episode 091: Lyndsey Van Wyk
Todd has a conversation with Lyndsey Van Wyk, the Service & Event Producer at Soul City Church in Chicago. They talk about producing events, volunteering at church and working through change with the whole team.Show Notes:FILO Advent: Recenter yourself after the heavy lift of Christmas by revisiting our Advent devotional series. You can access all of the devotionals on YouVersion, our YouTube Channel or our Blog.  FILO 2023 Conference: Prices go up on February 15th, 2023 on all tickets for the upcoming FILO 2023 Conference in Chicago, IL. Learn more at FILO.ORG/FILO2023.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
37:51 1/9/23
Episode 090: Blaine Hogan
Todd talks with Blaine Hogan about his new book "Exit the Cave". They cover a wide range of topics from neoscience, portfolios and the Hogan family rules. Show Notes: Blaine's New Book: Learn more and buy a copy of Blaine's new book "Exit the Cave" on Amazon. Hogan Family Rules: Sign up for Blaine's e-news and receive a download of the Hogan Family Rules! FILO 2023 Conference: Tickets are available for the upcoming FILO 2023 Conference in Chicago, IL. Learn more at FILO.ORG/FILO2023. Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode. Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts. Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast
49:00 12/19/22
Episode 089: Christina Pendleton
Christina Pendleton joins Todd on the FILO Podcast to talk about leading volunteers, adapting a follower style based on the leader and setting the example for our production volunteers.Show Notes:FILO Advent: Our new Advent devotional series launched yesterday! Each day features a new short devotional, which you can access on YouVersion, our YouTube Channel or our Blog.  Book Recommendations: "Procrastinate on Purpose" by Rory Vaden and "Impact Players" by Liz WisemanI Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas: This technical manual, written by Todd Elliott, is the perfect gift for your team members during the holidays! Learn more and purchase copies on our website.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
58:29 11/28/22
Episode 088: Rusty Anderson
Todd sits down with FILO Podcast Alumni, Rusty Anderson. They talk about video production in the local church and how Rusty approaches directing whatever the event.Show Notes:Connect with Rusty: Reach out with any questions or to chat about the coaching he offers on his Instagram: @RustyAnderson_FILO Advent: To make sure that you have every opportunity to fill yourself up with God’s word and to help you maintain a perspective that will get you to the finish line intact during this holiday season, we are launching an Advent devotional! Each day will feature a new devotional, both written and on video for every day of Advent, which is 28 days starting on November 27 and going through December 24. You can also set up a group to go through Advent together which could be a great activity to do with your whole team. Subscribe to our eNews, YouTube Channel and Instagram to get all of the information before Advent begins in a few weeks.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
44:55 11/7/22
Episode 087: Toby Walters, Church Gear
Todd sits down with Toby Walters of Church Gear and they talk about gear in church. Show Notes:FILO Cohorts: FILO recently launched our last Cohort of 2022. Sign up on the Cohort Waitlist and be the first to know when we launch new ones at the turn of the year.FILO 2023: We are looking forward to our next Conference on May 2 & 3, 2023 at Willow Creek in South Barrington, IL. Learn more and sign up today at filo.org/filo2023.FILO Advent: FILO is releasing a new full Advent devotional this year! Follow us on social and subscribe to our emails for more details coming soon!Connect with Church Gear: Learn more: ChurchGear.ComEarly access to equipment: ChurchGear.Com/EarlyServiceQuestions: sales@churchgear.comCheck out their podcast: The ChurchGear PodcastSocials: church_gearVisit them at FILO 2023!Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
32:19 10/17/22
Episode 086: Christina Reid
Todd is joined by Christina Reid, worship leader at Forest City Church. They talk about the differences between worship leaders and tech people and what we can do to work toegether better.Show Notes:FILO Book: “I Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas” by Todd Elliott is a great resource for you and your teams to walk through before you enter this upcoming holiday season! The book comes in many different formats and is discounted if you buy 10 or more! Check out the details filo.org/book.Meet amazing people at FILO 2023: Learn more about this upcoming event on our website.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
45:05 9/26/22
Episode 085: Ryan Loche
Ryan Loche from The Church Collective and the acedemic director of The Belonging Co. College joins Todd on the FILO podcast. Ryan has a really unique perspective as someone who has done everything: Worship Leading, Audio, Lighting, Communications...all of it. And they talk about all of it!Show Notes:Christmas Spotify Playlist: Need a playlist for your Christmas planning meetings? We've got you covered! We curated over 2 hours of upbeat, feel-good, get ya in that holiday mood Christmas music. Listen on Spotify.FILO Book: “I Love Jesus But I Hate Christmas” by Todd Elliott is a great resource for you and your teams to walk through before you enter this upcoming holiday season! FILO Coaching Cohort: We are launching our next Cohort real soon! Join the waitlist so that you’re the first to hear about them. Head to filo.org/coaching.Ryan Loche's Breakout at FILO 2022 Chicago: Using Your Creativity and Technology to Pastor PeopleGet in Touch with Ryan Loche: TheChurchCollective.Com, Church Collective on TikTok, Church Collective on Instagram, TheBelonging.CoSubscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
51:51 9/5/22
Episode 084: Jeremy Bagwell, Ross
Todd sits down with Jeremy Bagwell from the Worship Production division at Ross Video. They talk a lot about vacations, hobbies and community, as well as what Ross Video has to offer those of us doing production work in the local church.We are grateful for Ross’ support of this podcast episode. Visit rossvideo.com to start a conversation today!Show Notes:Contact Jeremy: Personal Instagram: @JeremyBags. Ross Instagram: @RossWorship.Meet Ross at FILO 2023: Learn more about this upcoming event on our website.Subscribe to the FILO Podcast: Never miss an episode! Subscribe to the FILO Podcast on your favorite podcast platform and be alerted any time we launch a new episode.Leave a review of the FILO Podcast: Your ratings and reviews help spread the word about the FILO Podcast to others. We'd appreciate your help! Leave a review on Apple Podcasts.Have ideas for the FILO Podcast? Email your feedback, send us your topic ideas or names of people you think we should interview! filopodcast@filo.orgFILO Emails: The best way to stay in the loop with what FILO is up to, is to sign up to receive our emails.Follow FILO on Social Media: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
56:11 8/15/22