Worship Isn’t Boring, So Why Are Your Lyric Slides?

Chris Rouse explains how to spruce up your worship slides:

In my job I see a lot of lyrics slides at a lot of different churches. Some look amazing; some, well, some don’t. I’ve been guilty of making my share of poorly designed lyric slides in the past, but hopefully I’ve moved past that phase in my life.

Different backgrounds and fonts can breathe new life into how people experience the songs you’ve sung for weeks. Below are a few examples that are easy to read, but aren’t 75 point white Helvetica with a 3 point black outline and a drop shadow. When I started planning this post, I wasn’t expecting to end up with some many all-caps slides. But with the right font and design, all capital letters can work really well.

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