‘Tis the season for giving statements! When I was on church staff, I spent a week every January working on giving statements, from updating our mailing list to printing, folding, and stuffing as many envelopes as you can imagine (okay, it was a few hundred).
A.W. Tozer, pastor and author of many Christian classics, once wrote, “We do not want new doctrine—we want fresh emphasis on doctrine already well known by all of us.” Tozer is getting at something very much related to the role of art in worship and churches: we need to see old truths with fresh eyes.
Automatic sermon transcription in Faithlife Proclaim means you can do more with your sermon, without investing any extra time.
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
“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