Why Worship Visuals Are Essential and Not Distracting

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Some churches are already visually full of color and beauty. Stained glass with stories of biblical events and stories surround the worshipper. But, a growing number of worshippers meet in rented schools, renovated warehouses, or even storefronts. Worship visuals might be essential in an environment where even a basic cross can’t be found.

In our modern day, visual storytelling is our culture. From motion pictures, video games, and emojis, everything we do involves communication through… Click To TweetWith our faith being something we have a mission to pass on and to spread, it would be almost a crime to forgo a growth in our facility with visuals. In worship, a picture can indeed act as a thousand words. Why are worship visuals essential? (more…)

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Top 25 Christmas Sermon and PowerPoint Graphics for Church

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So you’re expecting a huge turnout this year and a sanctuary full of church goers? You’ve already built up the anticipation for this year’s Christmas Eve church service and now all you need to do is be sure that every part of the service is beautiful! The holiday season can be crazy for you and your staff, but it’s the best time of year for your church to reach your community and provide them a marvelous place to connect and spend time with the Lord. A beautiful series of graphics that work in conjunction with your worship, sermon and service as a whole is exactly what you need. Check out the top 25 Christmas sermon and PowerPoint graphics for church.

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Top 25 Christmas Worship Backgrounds for Church

Last Updated: December 2016

Are you looking for beautiful Christmas worship backgrounds to use in your holiday service? We’ve compiled this list of the top 25 Christmas worship backgrounds for church that you can download, customize and edit to fit your needs. As you prepare your Christmas worship song list, you may consider any of these top Christmas worship backgrounds that will display beautifully behind any Christmas carol or hymn. (more…)

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30 Best Church Website Templates for Ministry and Outreach

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Websites have quickly become a powerful and necessary tool for the church. Every church wants the best church website, as these days more people are finding churches through searching online, than searching through the phone book. However, even if you come up #1 in searches all the time, that won’t do you much good if your website looks out-of-date or just plain ugly. You need to make a good first impression for any potential visitors and your church website will serve as your digital ambassador to the world. The internet has grown leaps and bounds since its inception and continues to evolve at a rapid pace. Keeping up with those changes and maintaining a look with the latest and greatest features can be exceptionally difficult. This is where church website templates come in. Oftentimes, we hear the word “template” and think that this means low quality cookie cutter stuff. In actuality, many of the best church website templates are out there that make even professional web designers have to do a triple-take to see if what they are looking at is truly a template or custom design work.

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Top 10 Guide to Video Formats – Your Guide To The Most Popular Video Connections Available

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With the transition from standard definition to high definition, the video world has seen quite a few new connections. Its easy to get lost in the mix and grab the first thing that just “works” instead of finding the best connection for your churches situation. Here is a guide to the top ten connections I come across most often. (more…)

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10 Easter Worship Songs with Worship Backgrounds

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Sharefaith Presenter allows for your Easter Service preparations to be simple yet absolutely visually stunning! With amazing text-over-video features, easy countdown timers, 8 integrated bible translations, and best yet, complete media integration with your Sharefaith Membership. Sharefaith Presenter is FREE with all Sharefaith memberships so it’s a no-brainer solution for all of your worship presentation needs! Learn more

 

With Easter right around the corner we’ve put together 10 Worship Songs for Your Easter Service and have included 10 Easter background stills and worship loops you can use during service! Click on each image to be directed to the download page.  (more…)

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Amazing Integration – Sharefaith Media & SF Presenter

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One of the best, most talked about features in Sharefaith Presenter is its direct integration with Sharefaith.com. You have the amazing ability to search, preview, download and insert Sharefaith Media right within PowerPoint!

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7 Awesome Ways to Make Your Website Interactive

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I am guessing by your interest in this topic that you already have a website. So I don’t need to tell you how a web presence for your church and various ministries, in this day and age, is essential. Your site is the preliminary welcoming committee, the doctrinal statement, a bridge to the church community, a bank of resources, etc. Now that you have a web presence, it is imperative that it is also actively engaging and goes beyond just another medium for reading and viewing images. It must be interactive. (more…)

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Start Live Streaming Your Sermons Now

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Many parishioners cannot physically attend church service due to ill health, lack of mobility or schedule, but would like to attend “virtually”. Not only is this now possible, but today’s advances in technology are making it easier and cheaper than ever. With the arrival of this new technology comes many different options and setups for streaming that can make choosing the right solution for your church a daunting task. (more…)

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How To Live Stream Your Church Service

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The year was 2009. Live streaming was just then emerging onto the radar of churches, wedding chapels and funeral homes. The technology was available, but it wasn’t nearly perfected. Rural areas needed more high-speed bandwidth. Churches needed different video equipment. Pastors needed to be assured that if they began offering a live stream of their church services, members wouldn’t simply stay home and tune in, donned in bathrobes and slippers.

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