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Best Ways To Find Church Media (2021)

Many churches and ministries use media for presentations (like MediaShout Worship Software), bulletins, websites, and other displays. There are tons of ways to access media all around us for our use. However, many churches don’t understand copyright and violate copyright laws (many times unintentionally). So, why is finding and using...
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7 Must-Read Church Communications Books [Spring 2021]

Now that summer is almost here, you may have a little downtime to think about areas your church can grow in. We have put together 7 must-read books that are sure to help you and your ministry. Feel free to click "Learn More" for a larger synopsis of these books...
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4 Church Presentation Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you recognize it or not, your worship presentation software is one of your church’s most valuable players. The quality of your church presentation can do a lot to make the worship and message even more powerful. Never underestimate the power of a good presentation. In order to create awesome...
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10 Powerful Worship Songs About Worship

Sometimes you want to draw attention to the act of worship—even as you’re worshiping. Here are 10 songs that can help remind us why we worship God, and what happens when we do. 1. In the Garden Here’s what hymn writer C. Austin Miles had to say about writing “In...
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49 Church Presentation Tips, Tricks, and Hacks

Your church presentation ties the entire service together. If handled correctly, it moves the service from one element to the next by offering seamless transitions. This keeps the congregation focused and moving in the same direction. Using presentations during the sermon provides another avenue for information to make an impact...
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How do you choose the right Church Presentation Software?

One of the many tools available to engage people during your church services is screen presentations. Studies have shown how visual presentations impact what we experience, recall, and share with others. And this is true in the church, too. Your worship presentation has a powerful effect on your church attendees...
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20 Bible Verses about Worship

Whether you’re a worship leader looking for some inspiration, a Bible study leader doing some research, or a pastor working on a sermon series on worship, we’ve got you covered! Here are 20 verses to help you wrap your mind around how the Bible describes worship. (more…)
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5 Tips For Recruiting Church Tech Volunteers

Church tech teams provide wonderful opportunities for volunteers. It’s one of the best places in the church for people with more technical minds—and often more introverted personalities—to shine while making a real difference. But even though they might be interested in helping out, there are a number of questions that...
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15 Worship Songs about Prayer

Prayer is an important Christian discipline, and every worship leader needs a good repertoire of worship songs about prayer in their back pocket when the situation calls for it. We’ve compiled 15 old and new worship songs about prayer and included suitable Scripture to use as devotions, readings, or introductions....
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7 Tips to Make Church Presentations More Engaging

What if your sermon presentation could be more than a simple tool to help people read along? What if you could actually use your worship presentation software to keep people more rapt and engaged? We believe you can. Here are 7 ways you can use church presentation elements to keep...
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Facing Our Giants – MediaShout Monthly Devotional (April 2021)

April 2021 Facing Our Giants   by Scott Meadows Now Eliab his oldest brother heard when he spoke to the men; and Eliab’s anger was aroused against David, and he said, why have you come down here? And with whom have you left those few sheep in the wilderness? I know...
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Important Things You Should Include On Scripture Slides [2021]

Do you remember the time when the only solution for your church presentations was PowerPoint? Those times when you spent hours creating a presentation for just one Sunday? Fortunately, with the appearance of church presentation software, now it takes only minutes to make an entire presentation AND store some of...
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11 Best Praise and Worship Songs for 2020

2020 was one for the books in many ways. There were many unexpected shifts and changes that came with 2020, and we all have been impacted in some way. Although last year brought many challenges, it also afforded us new ways to worship and connect as the body of Christ....
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5 Ways to Help Your Pastor With Their Presentations in 2021

Most pastors wear many different hats at their church, no matter what their title may be. Some are not only the pastor but are also the janitor, greeter, and van driver. Sometimes it is hard for us as congregants to know how to best help our pastor, especially when it...
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5 Things Amazing Worship Teams Understand

Most church worship teams are made up of people with different skill levels. While it’s important to allow opportunities for everyone to use their gifts, worships teams can feel hampered by musicians who don’t understand basic theory or how to play in an ensemble. For everyone interested in becoming a...
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10 Facts about Streaming (2021)

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3 Quick Ways to Improve Your Live Stream [2021]

No church wants to output a low-quality live stream on a weekly basis. It happens, though, because a few key streaming fundamentals can sometimes be overlooked by ministries. So, you may be asking: How can I live stream better? The list of tips below isn’t incredibly technical or advanced, but...
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Music To God’s Ears – MediaShout Monthly Devotional (March 2021)

March 2021 Music To God's Ears   by David Wagner Therefore I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies [dedicating all of yourselves, set apart] as a living sacrifice, holy and well-pleasing to God, which is your rational (logical, intelligent) act of worship.  -...
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Planning for Flexibility in Your Worship Gatherings

Planning is a major part of any worship pastor, lead pastor, or tech director’s job. There are many tasks to complete, people to communicate with, and moments to orchestrate. Nevertheless, sometimes things change last minute, or the pieces don't come together until the moment you're all in the room together....
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