“It needs to be affordable.” “It needs to be professional.” “It needs to be easy to use.” Can it be all three? You’ll hear statements like these when church staff debate which ministry tools to buy, especially at the beginning of the year when deciding the budget. Some want to spring for all the bells 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
You chose, now we’re reporting. Here are the top 10 songs sung in churches using Faithlife Proclaim in November.
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
Each month Faithlife Proclaim gives you three pieces of brand-new media for you to use in your church’s weekly gatherings. This month’s free media is perfect for the new year. Get your free media now. (Media will be delivered to you via email. If you’ve already signed up for Proclaim’s monthly free media, check 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 spend all that time preparing your sermon, preach it once or twice (or more), and then what? Get extra mileage out of your work by recording your sermons and posting them online. That way God’s Word continues to echo even while you’re preparing your next sermon. People can return to your sermon to continue Read more
With all the preparation you’re putting into your Christmas services, don’t forget one of the most important elements: presentation slides. What should you keep in mind as you build your service slides for Christmas and Christmas Eve? Here are five tips we recommend for a cohesive, memorable service. These are all simple to do in Read more
As a church, your priority is to reach people, but you also want to be financially prudent. So you may be wondering, “Does our church need an app, and is a church app worth the money?” In this article, I compare the two in hopes to help you arrive at a decision you can feel Read more