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This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Where to Find It

I’ll let you in on one of my secrets to finding deals on cables, A/V accessories, and computer stuff. Check out monoprice.com.  I’ve ordered a bunch from them lately, and I have been very impressed with both the quality and cost of the products they sell. When you check out their prices for cables, you will be blown away if

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Here’s a quick way to build up your library of sermon illustration videos. Check out the Christmas special from WorshipHouse Media. They are offering twelve free videos, so you’ll have to check their site to find out which days they are available. WorshipHouse Media is one of the more popular online stores for videos, so be sure to see what they

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I stumbled on this web service and I think it has a lot of promise for churches and youth ministries. The next time you are working on a video intro for a sermon series or a quick youtube video, check out Flixpress.com.  This would also work for short photo galleries or digital signage. You can upload your text and images,

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This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series Where to Find It

If you are needing images for your bulletin, website, or video screens, there are a number of places you find them on the internet. Please don’t use cheesy clipart!!! Clipart was really never in style, so please refrain from using what you will find in Microsoft Office or Publisher. Here are some of the sites I frequently use. Sometimes you

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If you’re looking for some great resources in church media, then check out only144.com. They have almost $1200 of church videos, images, and graphics available at a cost of less than $100. The only catch, it’s only good for 144 hours. Here’s what they have to say WHAT YOU GET You will receive a 5-disc data DVD set with all

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Final Cut Pro X just came out with the first update to the new version. They are also offering a free 30 day trial version. If you’re interested in seeing what all the fuss is about, now is the time to check it out. From what I have seen, it looks like a good solution for what we do at

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I had my first chance to test drive Final Cut Pro X yesterday at the Apple Store in Greensboro. It replaces Apple’s video editing software Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Express. I’ve read several reviews and they have been pretty harsh about the newest update. I’ve been using Final Cut Express, iMovie, and Adobe Premiere Elements for a

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Since our church is smaller and without full time graphic designers, I’m always looking for high-quality free resources that we can adapt and use. Here is a new one that I haven’t shared before. NLC Creative – The creative department of New Life Church has an awesome collection of motion backgrounds. Seriously, you want to check these out. They also

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Over the past few years, our church has hosted several simulcast events and we’ve learned what works well and we’ve also learned what not to do. We’ve hosted internet simulcasts with Beth Moore, Dave Ramsey, and Priscila Shirer, and we’ve hosted satellite simulcasts using the now defunct CCN.tv satellite service.  Last week, we were able to offer our help with a local

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Over the past few years, I have really decreased the number of podcasts that I download and listen to. And I don’t think I’m alone. One of the biggest reasons that I have quit listening to numerous podcasts is that I don’t have the time to listen to people just ramble and talk. There are very few podcasts that have

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Just read about the new CCLI license on ChurchCreate and I am excited!  Have you ever wondered why most churches just have video of their sermons online and don’t include the music? Legally, if you want to include worship music online in your church audio or video, you need a special license. Our church has looked at the WORSHIPcast license in

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