Tips for Preaching From an iPad

Tomorrow I’ll be heading off on youth camp. Over 2 days I’ll be giving three talks from Romans 12. I’ve given talks from my iPad before, and I thought I’d found all the tricks of the trade, but here’s a new one from Tim Challies

5. REVERSE THE SCREEN

The iPad has a bright and glowing screen and depending on the lighting in your church, the angle of the pulpit, and other factors, it may prove an annoyance by lighting up your face or reflecting off your glasses. The best way to counteract this is to use the “Invert Colors” functionality which changes white to black and black to white. To use this, go to Settings, tap “General,” then “Accessibility,” and switch on “Invert Colors.” Even better, go to Settings, tap “General,” then “Accessibility” and “Accessibility Shortcut.” There you will see the option to set a triple-click of the home button to invert the colours. Now, right before you preach, simply triple-click and you will have a reversed screen.

I’ll be giving this a try tomorrow. Read the rest of Tim’s tips here.

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