Son of the King. Illuminator. Visual Worship Curator. Neo-Liturgical VJ. Missionary of Beauty. Pilgrim on the Canterbury Trail. Adventure Seeker. Coffee Wanderer. Co-Dreamer at Grateful Inconvenience, Inc. Stephen Proctor is an illuminator whose primary focus is designing & VJ-ing immersive experiences using projection & media. At the heart, Stephen is a curator of visual worship […] view »
This is an ancient tale of visual worship. In the premodern era, young artists known as “illuminators” would work alongside the priests and scribes in the monastery to decorate the holy scriptures with brilliantly detailed images, known as “illuminations.” To be an illuminator was one of the highest callings of an artist in that day. […] view »
So remember the “Guidebook for Visual Worship” PDF that I released back in 2011? Well, I’ve been busy on re-releasing a newly enhanced & revised edition! And it’s available NOW!!! This new edition has been visually enhanced & is best experienced on the iPad. I’ve also updated the verbiage a bit, so it might […] view »
PRELUDE Last week I was out in SoCal with a group of friends for the Nat’l Worship Leaders Conference. During one session, both Glenn Packiam & Ian Cron gave keynotes back to back. Both of their messages cut right to the heart of something many of us feel is plaguing the modern evangelical Church. There’s […] view »
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Today was like the 1st day of school for me. Why? I started… A. NEW. JOB. WITH A CHURCH. (cue record scratch sound – the club goes silent) WHAT?! Yeah. I don’t know where to begin. Other than we really need to be sitting face-to-face over a cup of coffee (or a flat white) […]
… (continued from Part 1) … Now let’s get practical for a minute. Here are some examples of moments I try to create using visual media & projection during the Christmas season. SNOW Obviously, as I’ve already described above, making it snow in the sanctuary can be surreal! Everyone loves snow! It’s gets people […]
PRELUDE Last week I was out in SoCal with a group of friends for the Nat’l Worship Leaders Conference. During one session, both Glenn Packiam & Ian Cron gave keynotes back to back. Both of their messages cut right to the heart of something many of us feel is plaguing the modern evangelical Church. There’s […]
I A few weeks ago, I sat down with Chad Jarnagin (creator of the LuminousProject) & Brett Mabury (my worship arts pastor from Journey). These two older brothers inspire me greatly. We spent hours processing & dreaming out loud. We sense a stirring of the Spirit. I know a few of you sense it, as well. […]
no matter what media i have in my playlist… no matter what software & technique i’m using… no matter what the message is… …the most influential layer in VJ-ing is the music. It’s the one element that completely dictates the emotion of the moment. i’ve curated and sequenced an iMix via iTunes…a playlist of music […]
Two live CD/DVD projects that I had the unbelievable privilege to work on have recently released. These projects not only capture incredible new worship music, but their companion DVDs capture the live visual environments & show very different approaches to what leading visual worship can look like! Darlene Zschech “Mother of Modern Worship” Well, at least […]
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