5 Tips for Better Song Slides

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One of the most tedious task in the church media world is formatting song lyrics. Do I make a new slide for these lines, or keep it to one? Do I use punctuation? What about font, size, color etc? Motion background or plain still? What about repeating words or lines? Oh, and what do we […]

4 Keys to Crafting a Worship Set

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A well-crafted setlist can mean the difference between a smooth worship set, and one that stalls out at the end of every song. Over the years I’ve learned that there are a few keys to consider when crafting your worship set. Pray:  This one doesn’t require any theory, but is probably the most important. Praying […]

Proclaim Charts: Top 10 Worship Songs on August 16

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Each week we publish the top 10 most-played songs from weekend services around the world and point out tracks that are rising fast on the charts. Check back every week to learn which worship tracks are hot right now. “How Great Is Our God” “This Is Amazing Grace” “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” “Holy Spirit” “Blessed Be […]

Best Chris Tomlin Songs (Part 2)

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Chances are you’ve heard or joined in singing at least a couple of Chris Tomlin’s songs in your lifetime, after all he is the most sung songwriter in the world. I recently wrote a post outlining some of my favorite Chris Tomlin songs to lead in a worship setting. Below are 5 more of my […]

Proclaim Charts: Top 10 Worship Songs on August 9

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Each week we publish the top 10 most-played songs from weekend services around the world and point out tracks that are rising fast on the charts. Check back every week to learn which worship tracks are hot right now. “How Great Is Our God” “Holy Spirit” “This Is Amazing Grace” “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” “Doxology” “Blessed […]

Best Chris Tomlin Songs (Part 1)

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According to CCLI, Chris Tomlin is the most sung songwriter in the world. It is estimated that 20 to 30 million people sing Tomlin’s songs on any given Sunday in the US alone. Arguably the David of our day, Chris has been writing and recording since the early 90s and is continuing to lead and […]

Proclaim Charts: Top 10 Worship Songs on August 2

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Each week we publish the top 10 most-played songs from weekend services around the world and point out tracks that are rising fast on the charts. Check back every week to learn which worship tracks are hot right now. “How Great Is Our God” “This Is Amazing Grace” “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” “Holy Spirit” “Lord I […]

Responding to Service Interruptions

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There are 3 kinds of preachers in the world. Those who have been interrupted in the middle of a message. Those who will be interrupted someday soon. Those who are being interrupted right now. Murphy’s law tells us that service interruptions happen to all of us. No one can avoid them totally, but with a […]

Proclaim Charts: Top 10 Worship Songs on July 26

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Each week we publish the top 10 most-played songs from weekend services around the world and point out tracks that are rising fast on the charts. Check back every week to learn which worship tracks are hot right now. “How Great Is Our God” “This Is Amazing Grace” “Mighty To Save” “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” “Holy […]

Church Media Is More Important Than Ever

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Over the last decade, media has played a more prevalent role in the church than ever before. And it shows no sign of slowing down. By media, I mean everything from websites and worship presentations, to bulletins and podcasts. That flyer your administrator made for VBS? Guess what? It’s media! Your paper bulletin? Media! The […]