Your Visuals Matter with Carl Barnhill | Season 1 | Episode 17

Better Worship Slide Typography and Composition

Show Notes

Welcome to an episode dedicated to improving Worship Slide Typography. We’re talking all about improving and creating better worship slide typography and composition here on Your Visuals Matter. So join us as we explore practical strategies to enhance the text composition on your worship slides, ensuring a more impactful worship experience.

We’ll be diving into the nitty-gritty of refining typographic, covering font choices, sizing, colors, shadows, and more. As well as the the specifics of crafting compelling worship slides. With font choices we’ll discover the importance of selecting appropriate fonts to convey the message effectively during worship sets.

With font size and line spacing we’ll explore techniques for optimizing size and spacing to ensure readability across various worship environments.

Also we will discuss the role of colors and shadows in enhancing slide presentation. From color psychology to learning how to utilize colors strategically to evoke emotions and enhance engagement during worship sessions. Shadows and highlights, and exploring methods for incorporating these effects to add depth and emphasis to your slide text.

We’ll be joined in this discussion by Paul Allan Clifford, founder of Trinity Digital Media. Paul brings a wealth of experience in worship media, offering valuable insights gained from his tutorials and videos on Trinity Digital Media’s YouTube channel.

In our conversation, Paul shares practical tips and expert advice on optimizing worship slide typography for a more impactful worship experience.



  • Choose serif or sans serif fonts for worship slides, prioritizing legibility and readability.
  • Consider font size and color, ensuring they contrast with the background and are easily readable from a distance.
  • Use cuts for text and background transitions, unless specific circumstances call for dissolves.
  • Pay attention to line breaks and avoid leaving words hanging by themselves.
  • Collaborate with worship leaders to ensure smooth communication and alignment in slide preparation.



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Your Visuals Matter with Carl Barnhill is a weekly podcast for ministry leaders who want to use the power of visual media to effectively communicate the Gospel of Jesus Christ. We cover how to incorporate church graphics and video into your church or ministry. From creativity in the Church to how to choose and use your presentation software and more.

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