About Aaron West

Director of MediaShout Customer Experience

Aaron oversees the development of the MediaShout software. He also is CEO of 1AV Guy Consulting, a company focused on serving churches find the right A/V/L solution for their needs. Previously he was the A/V Director for Dave Ramsey and the Worship Technology Director for Bethel Church in Fargo, ND.

6 Ways to Make Presentations Easier to Read

Not every church has a designer on staff. This can leave the pastor, tech volunteers, or worship team guessing when it comes to making good design decisions for the Sunday slides. There’s good news, though—you don’t need to be a designer to make a functional church presentation that adds to... read more

4 Church Presentation Mistakes to Avoid

Whether you recognize it or not, your presentation software is one of your church’s most valuable players. The quality of your presentation can do a lot to make the worship and message even more powerful. Never underestimate the power of a good presentation. In order to create awesome presentations, we... read more

10 Worship Songs about Worship

Sometimes you want to draw attention to the act of worship—even as you’re worshiping. Here are 10 songs that can help remind us why we worship God, and what happens when we do. 1. In the Garden by C. Austin Miles Here’s what hymn writer C. Austin Miles had to... read more

5 Things Amazing Worship Teams Understand

Most church worship teams are made up of people with different skill levels. While it’s important to allow opportunities for everyone to use their gifts, worships teams can feel hampered by musicians who don’t understand basic theory or how to play in an ensemble. For everyone interested in becoming a... read more

10 Worship Songs about Thanksgiving

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 1 Thessalonians 5:18-18 In Paul’s first letter to the church at Thessalonica, thankfulness rounds out the three postures that God desires from us. Along with joyfulness and prayerfulness,... read more

The Stability of MediaShout 7

One of the things we hear over and over—regardless of the presentation software named—is the concern for stability. The last thing you want is for your presentation to crash in the middle of your service unexpectedly. Unless you are a billion-dollar conglomerate who not only creates the presentation software, but... read more

7 Reasons to use MediaShout Over PowerPoint

I get it. Church presentations haven’t changed much over the years. At least at the core of it. Whether you’ve been using overhead projectors with transparencies or you’ve invested in the latest video wall or curved screen, the premise is still the same—enhance your worship service and message with visual... read more