Author Archives: Ian Deakin

Perception and The Bigger Picture

There are two perceptions of reality: a literal perception, and a spiritual perception. When you have a literal perception of reality you are not viewing the big picture. You haven’t gathered all the necessary information and are making choices and … Continue reading

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Leadership

There are two common causes for leaders to encounter issues in their role. Weak leadership skills. Poor relational skills. I notice there are some  pastors and church leaders who have never received formal training in relational or management skills, which … Continue reading

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What You Can Do When You’ve Been Hurt By The Church

If you have spent any amount of time with a group of people in any setting, there is every possibility, they will hurt you in some way. I’m sure we have all experienced hurt from people on our work or … Continue reading

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Presence Of God

 A Personal Experience A change began to occur with me in 1984. God was doing something in my life and I came to a tremendous revelation of the grace of God. I don’t want to go into any detail but … Continue reading

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Sound Recording – Interviews

Sound  In many ways , recording audio on location is a bigger challenge that the facilities available in a purpose built studio. There are often problems that are created simply by lack of time, equipment limitations and the productions convention … Continue reading

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Crossing  Over 

The word transition is often mentioned. The dictionary defines  transition as a passing from one condition or place or activity to another. Many of us don’t like change or transition with its fear of the unknown, and the uncertainty of … Continue reading

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What is going on?

It is disturbing when recently, and ongoing that we have been made aware of Harvey Weinstein events, and Tom Jones revelation and expressed opinion; that in life in many areas Leaders/Managers/Superiors etc endeavour to control and bully to get their … Continue reading

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Forgiving Yourself of the Past

Beating yourself up about what happened days, weeks, months or even years ago? As much as we would like to, we cannot go in the past and erase those mistakes. However, we can make a decision to learn from them and … Continue reading

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Renew Your Mind

I have often heard people pray “God renew my mind”. That would be so easy wouldn’t it, to expect God to flick the switch and our mind be renewed. Our thought patterns would be instantly changed, our desires would instantly … Continue reading

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Still and Video Camera Framing

Framing Shots are all about composition. Rather than pointing the camera at the subject, you need to compose an image. Framing is the process of creating composition. Notes: Framing technique is very subjective. What one person finds dramatic, another may … Continue reading

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