5 Keys to Effective Sermon Slides

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One thing I’ve noticed over the years is that a lot of churches let things slide (pun intended) when it comes to worship lyrics and sermon slides. And I understand why. Nearly 60% of all churches in the US have under 100 attendees and are operated by a pastor and a handful of volunteers. When […]

Proclaim Charts: Top 10 Worship Songs on November 15

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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” “10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord)” “This Is Amazing Grace” “Holy Spirit” “Blessed Be […]

Best Hillsong Songs (Part 2)

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Hillsong Church has released over 40 worship albums since the early 90s. Songs from these albums regularly feature in the top 25 songs sung worldwide recorded through the CCLI. I recently wrote a post about 5 of my favorite Hillsong songs, here are 5 more: Scandal of Grace: This song offers a different perspective on grace. […]

Best Hillsong Songs (Part 1)

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Hillsong Church has been creating worship hits since the early 90’s. The church, which is estimated to have over 30,000 in attendance every week, has produced over 40 worship albums and continues to consistently release two to three new albums every year. There are many Hillsong hits to love, but below are my top 5: Oceans (Where […]

5 Tips for Better Song Slides

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One of the most tedious tasks 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 […]