Archives by: Jason States

Making of the Video

This has been one of the funnest things I have ever done with my youth. It is great if you have a drama-oriented group.

Needed: Windows Movie Maker software (comes standard with Windows XP) and a digital video camara.

Description: You simply pick one of your group’s favorite Christian rock songs that tells some kind of story (ex. Relient K’s Sadie Hawkins Dance). Then you film them lip-synching and pretending to be the band and acting out the drama. Using Windows Movie Maker or a similar program, you can edit the footage, and put in really cool special effects. It’s not as hard as someone might think. My teens beg me to do new ones all the time. They have a ball doing the acting and mosh pits.

Read more