Over the years I have collected quite a few video backgrounds for worship. From our co-pastor Sam’s past involvement with Digital Juice and from years of downloading videos and bundles, I have a hard drive full of content. But if you are just starting out, it can get expensive.  One of my passions is using video technology to create environments to help present the timeless truths of scripture.  It is hard finding the right background to complement songs and not create distractions in worship.  If we’re really honest, much of the content out there is not that great.

That’s why I got excited when I read about the playback drive on several different websites (visualworshiper and churchcreate and WorshipVJ)   For $249, you get an external hard drive filled with quality backgrounds.  I get a lot of questions about video backgrounds we use when we do public events, so I think this makes it simple for smaller churches with smaller technology budgets to get started. It puts new meaning into plug and play.  Here’s a video with more details.

Playback Drive Promo from Orange Thread Media on Vimeo.

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  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Mike Morris. Mike Morris said: New blog post: A Great Source of Video Backgrounds http://bit.ly/cAV0Ql […]

  2. April 11, 2010 at 3:36 am — Reply

    That's interesting, I wonder if I could get my church to bite on this one…Thanks.

  3. April 13, 2010 at 9:13 am — Reply

    Very interesting and amusing subject. I read with great pleasure.

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