in pursuit of jesus
a blog about student ministry, multimedia ministry, and leadership

Multimedia Resources

I often get asked, “Where do you get your videos?”  This post will attempt to answer that question.  Just click on each name to go to the site.  Gray type is hyperlinked on this blog.

Free Resources  

Provide series graphics, messages, youth ministry, children’s ministry, and worship videos. offers all these in DVD or HD quality for free!

Vine Resources 

Offers free sermon series graphics, postcards, countdown videos, and message bumpers created by the college ministry of Southeast Christian Church

Newspring Church

Offers free sermon series resources (e.g., sermon graphics, audio, message outline, & service outline) as well as administrative forms and manuals created by NewSpring Church.

International Mission Board

Short stories about Southern Baptist missionaries.


Essentials for the On Mission Church.  This site has lots of free videos for download.


You can download videos from youtube by using a free program that converts it to a quicktime file.  I use vixy.

Resources that Cost Money (some offer 1 or a few monthly freebies)


They offer short video illustration clips for download at $1.99 each.  They also have DVDs for small groups, women’s ministry, marriage & parenting, and youth ministry at varying prices.

Igniter Media

They offer sermon illustrations, countdowns, loops, and stills.

Midnight Oil Productions

I use their countdown creator occasionally.  They also offer stills, themed videos, loops and countdowns.  Discover professional quality worship media at price your church can afford at Midnight Oil Productions.

Worship House Media

Their selection includes mini movies, motions, stills, software and editables.

Faith Visuals

This site has video clips, loops, countdowns and stills.

They provide sermon illustrations, background loops, and countdowns.


Creative church videos with a message.

Worship Films

This site has worship background loops, sermon illustrations, and countdowns.

Organic Videos

They provide background loops that enhance the worship environment.  They currently give away 4 free loops per month.

12 Inch Design

This secular company has video backgrounds, lower thirds, and animated elements.  Many of these work in the worship setting.

For another list of resources check out:  church relevance

3 Responses to “Multimedia Resources”

  1. Really great list! I’ll refer to it often. One more company that I use quite a lot is Digital Juice.

  2. Thanks. I’ve heard of digital juice, but haven’t used them yet.

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