Joins the Celebration

churchthemesdotcomlogo provide excellent WordPress themes for churches. They are not only designed well and have the kind of built-in features you're going to want for a church website, but the support is superb! When Steven Gliebe--the man behind the curtain--heard about our 15,000th Blog Post celebration, he wanted to join-in... ... Continue Reading

Design Basics: Color Theory [Series]

Design Bascis - Color Theory - Image

[ Be sure to read more from the Design Basics series. ] Color can give vibrancy and life to your design—but did you know that it can also bring a lot of extra meaning to it? Color can be a really powerful tool when used properly—so let's take a look at how best to do that. ... Continue Reading

25 Design Tips for Beautiful Image Graphics


Is your church slacking when it comes to creating quality professional looking graphics? Obviously, you missed this post about Canva. In a nutshell, Canva is an online design platform that can transform a rookie to a professional designer; the platform can help people with no experience with tools like InDesign or Photoshop. To get the full scope of Canva do check out our post covering it. To further help people up their design skills, the wonderful Canva team has put together an insightful ... Continue Reading

Star Wars Fan Art and GIFs [Images]


Star Wars is coming soon. More announcements of one-off episodes are being cast and recorded. It truly is exciting to be a nerd right now! If you want the full set of characters in a larger format for your amusement, go see them by phuwadon thongnoum. Click through to see some animated GIFs of it after the jump. ... Continue Reading

A Case for Environmental Projection in the Church

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Visuals are everywhere in our culture and woven into our daily lives, and we are literally surrounded with media. I truly believe that we as the Church have the means, and the responsibility, to use visuals to bring glory to Him and do so in a fresh, creative way. However, it has been my experience that many of our worship spaces are simply white or beige boxes devoid of any rich visual imagery that point to God. Now, in that past couple of decades we as the Church have gotten a little ... Continue Reading

How To Speak Designer [Infographic]

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I assume that people reading this article fall into one of two camps: One group is designers and may need a refresher with this process and the other group are non-designers that need to understand and appreciate the process. I'm going to write for the second group. So if you are a pastor, social media manager, or other leader in your church or website, take note of much of the education that a designer has when they put in the work for your projects. Here are three terms I know are regularly ... Continue Reading

What I Learned Building a Pallet Set (And How You Can Too!)

Pallet Set

If you've peered into the world of stage design recently, there's a good chance you've seen a number of sets built out of reclaimed pallet wood, and with good reason.  It gives spaces a warm, earthy feel. Pallets are easy to come by. The wood is cheap (sometimes even free). Construction is quick and straightforward.  After four years of all white Coroplast and cardboard sets in our student ministry space, I decided it was time to build one of these sets.  I learned a number of things along the ... Continue Reading