Over the last two decades, congregations have engaged in worship through added visual elements during services. Eyes that once were focused down on a hymnal are now more often looking up at wall-projected content. Lately, many churches have decided to take this a step further by installing LED video walls in their sanctuaries. These video walls enable church leaders t
Pastors and church communicators need effective and user-friendly church presentation software. Since last January's 2.0 version release, Faithlife’s Proclaim 2.0 Church Presentation Software has made a number of notable updates as of January 2018.
Churches often hold events for kids, youth ministry, families, and the community. A movie night can be a great non-threatening outreach event. Although movies are a wonderful form of entertainment, how does a church select a movie that will not conflict with the Christian worldview, be viewable for an audience of all ages, and also manage to be entertaining?
When our congregation approved the construction of a new sanctuary, my pastor told me that he wanted me to be in charge of the selection and installation of the PA system. I immediately said a very definite “NO!” Several passionate conversations later, he asked, “Why is it that you are so unwilling to take charge of this project?”
As a worship director, you need times during the year to get away, to refresh, to work on your skills, and to connect with other worship leaders. Investing in yourself by attending a conference helps you return to church the following week with new ideas and solutions to issues you may have dealt with for years.
Video is a great way to communicate with your church. On Valentine's Day, using a funny, clean love-inspired video to make your congregation laugh (or cry) is a great tech tool to employ. Below are 10 great videos to consider using in your church services or on social media to 'share the love.' After all, “We love because he first loved us.” (1 John 4:19)
Creating church graphic designs for social media, posters, flyers or advertisement for churches is always challenging yet very fulfilling. In my lengthy exposure with media, I realized that graphic art for churches and ministries require a more mature, sober yet relevant and inquisitive approach.
As we transition into 2019 there are some marketing strategies on the horizon that will redefine the face of the church. More importantly, how we embrace these marketing strategies will directly impact the growth and attendance of our churches.