Category: Church Tech Tips

September 21, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

When working with digital content, it’s a good idea consider the aspect ratio at which the content will be displayed. What Is Aspect Ratio? Aspect Ratio is the ratio of the width to the height of an image or screen. That’s the definition of aspect ratio, but for those of…

September 13, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips
August 29, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

Fall is upon us and with it comes golds, reds, oranges and browns. Let’s talk about adding those colors into your media library. We get have a lot of options in our Media Store. Some backgrounds are nature oriented, some backgrounds focus on the colors of fall and some bring…

August 24, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

When I was a kid living out in the country, I learned to improvise when it came to finding the right tool for the job. When you are miles away from the nearest Walmart and you need to fix a piece of equipment in a pinch, improvising is the way…

August 17, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

Continuing our journey into the final frontier, we’re going to look at another way to make space backgrounds work for you and the congregation you serve. 🙂 For this next example, I’m using the Out There Earth motion by Shift Worship. Since we used a super bright motion last time,…

August 9, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

Over the years presentation software like EasyWorship has helped churches connect more with their congregation by displaying song lyrics and scripture verses with cool graphic backgrounds, announcement loops, videos, and even sermon notes.  As technology evolves, the door is opening wider for the church to be able to reach more…

August 3, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

As the manager of an online church media store, I get to enjoy watching all of the incredible media pieces we receive from our producers. One themes that I find most fascinating is “space.” Also known as the final frontier. 😉 Space motions provide some of the most gorgeous backdrops…

July 27, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

I’ve had the opportunity to prep services for large venues and small venues. I’ve dealt with large production teams and one man shows. All of them require you to be ready when the service starts. I use the same tricks no matter where I’m projecting lyrics and media. Here are…

July 13, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

Of all the activities I experienced as a Cub Scout, the Pinewood Derby is one that did not go as well as I had hoped. My entry was a very simple car. Actually, I don’t even remember doing much to it, let alone painting it. Nonetheless, my anticipation for winning…

July 6, 2018 / / Church Tech Tips

For the last entry in this series, I wanted to try something a little different – a bright text box over a busy background. Sometimes the background has a good variety of color, but the color is muted. With the brighter text box, it helps draw the eye to what…