Does this phrase ever go through your head? And then you think, well we don’t really have the budget to spend a ton of money on new backgrounds each week, so we’ll just use the same moving clouds background we have been using for the last 5 years. Since nobody has said they don’t like it, that must mean they like it!
As the Director of Worship and Music at my church, I am in charge of making the worship slides for all the music we do each Sunday. I was recently visiting with a few colleagues of mine and their lack of knowledge about moving backgrounds stunned me, so I thought that maybe there are others out there having to sing “Say So” or “I Am Free” or “Amazing Grace” while watching clouds the whole time. I’d even say that some of the conferences I go to, don’t really intentionally think about what background they are slapping up behind the words!
Here are 3 of my biggest pet peeves about worship backgrounds: