If you think that picking songs for a worship service is easy, you’ve obviously never been a worship leader. Selecting worship songs can be challenging, even though we have literally thousands of songs to choose from. If you’ve ever been stymied by which songs to select for a service, here are a few tips.
Have you ever been in a service where something went totally wrong? You know the moment — a skin-crawling, toe-digging, sweaty-face experience. If you’re part of the audience, you feel awkward — reeeeeally awkward. If you’re the worship leader, planner, or pastor, “awkwardness” takes on a whole new meaning with gastrointestinal and emotionally devastating repercussions. Usually, such epic failures are caused by committing one of the five abominations in worship planning. What are these abominations, and how do you avoid them?
Have you been waiting to purchase ExaltNow because you have Microsoft Office 2013? Great news! We just released an update that makes ExaltNow compatible with Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 on PC. So buy now and don’t wait. You could get something a little extra if you hurry.
Already an ExaltNow user? To update, simply follow these easy steps:
- Open PowerPoint 2013
- Click on the ExaltNow Tab
- Click Help
After that, you’ll be on your way to greatness! Enjoy!
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Easter worship songs are some of most familiar and loved songs in the church. Christ’s death and resurrection is something worth singing about. Here is a survey of the top 10 worship songs for Easter. We’ve paired each Easter song with a matching media set from Sharefaith. It’s a one-stop resource for your Easter worship service planning.
1. Glorious Day (Living He Loved Me) – Casting Crowns
This song has become a classic Easter worship song for many churches. The lyrics, adapted from an older hymn, recount the resurrection story. The song ends with the triumphant stanza, “One day the grave could conceal Him no longer!” We suggest using this worship video loop: Purple Spirale Worship Video Loop.
There are some common mistakes to make when it comes to worship slides. Even with great worship software, worship slide design can get a little off kilter if we’re not careful. Are you making these five mistakes?
Media is a really important part of your Christmas service, or at least it should be. As you’re getting your Christmas media ready, here are a few suggestions that can revolutionize your presentation. If you aren’t following these tips, you should be.
Have you been using the same tired, worn-out, old-fashioned PowerPoint worship slides for a while? It’s probably time for a change. Here are some worship media tips: four ways to freshen up your worship media.