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ProPresenter Tutorial: Getting Pro6-style messages in Pro5

One of the best features in ProPresenter 6 is the ability for people in the children’s ministry to go to a website, enter a message, and have that message show (when the computer operator lets it) on the screen.

I started thinking about ways to do this in ProPresenter 5 and came up with all sorts of convoluted ways to do it. Then it occurred to me — Twitter.

The Twitter integration allows you to put up messages created by other people. Wouldn’t it be great if you could format a tweet so that it showed up in a way where it didn’t look like a tweet, but more like a message from the children’s ministry.

You can. It’s not hard. Watch the video to see how. Keep in mind that this is a hack so it’s not as elegant as the ProPresenter 6 solution, but it works.

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Quest Community Church in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of TrinityDigitalMedia.com, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines.