If you’re the one building church presentations every week, you might wonder, How can I: Do this faster Be sure I’m choosing the best backgrounds Get a consistent look for the entire presentation? The answer: Smart Media. Take a quick look at these Smart Media features in Faithlife Proclaim for some shortcuts and best practices in Read more
Last year, Proclaim hosted an original Worship Song Contest wherein we invited anyone to submit an original song written for congregational singing. Two winners were selected—one by judges, and one by popular vote. The song the judges selected, “The Gospel of the Glory of Christ,” is now available on iTunes, Spotify, Soundcloud, and more. The Read more
One of the best ways to inspire generosity in your church is to keep your congregation informed. When people know where their donations are going, see the progress they are making together, and learn how God is using their gifts to grow the kingdom, generosity grows. It’s exciting to be on mission together.
Church volunteer teams can be very Dickensian—“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times . . .” Having helped lead volunteer teams for hospitality, care groups, women’s ministry, events, finance, and administration, I’ve seen how great and how trying it can be to use volunteers.
What three mobile apps do your members use most? A recent survey shows nearly one-third of smartphone users rank their mobile banking app as their most-used app, just after social media and weather. And it’s not just the under-30 crowd that’s managing their money from their phones. Nearly half of adults in the survey are Read more
Church services aren’t meant to be one-way conversations. They are dynamic conversations between God, the people leading the service, and the rest of the congregation. That’s why Proclaim built a feature to increase whole-church participation: visual amens. Visual Amens Visual Amens are like live ‘likes’ during a church service that appear on screen as “Amen!” “Hallelujah!” Read more
It’s a new year, which means your church is probably rolling out new plans. Is it safe to assume this involves trying to thin the budget, cut down on busywork, and get volunteers more engaged? If so, consider Proclaim church presentation software, which you can get now with a free 30-day trial. Built from the Read more
Now you can avoid the “we do this song too much” complaint. Proclaim’s song history reports let you quickly see what songs you’ve done, and when. This helps you: Avoid getting into a rut with certain songs Keep good songs from falling through the cracks Easily report your usage to CCLI How to find your Read more
The songs we sing at Christmas are some of the richest, most special in the church’s history. But even the best songs can get overplayed. Here are a few modern Christmas songs you can add to the mix for some variety this year.
You chose, now we’re reporting. Here are the top 10 songs sung in churches using Faithlife Proclaim in November.