Filling out the fields helps users find what they are looking for.
- For Individual Sermons, Titles should be "Sermon Title" with all words Capitolized
- e.g. "Believe It To See It"
- For Series, all files should be "Series Name - Part # - Sermon Title"
- e.g. "Back To Basics - Part 4 - Prayer"
Original Record Date - Put the date that the sermon was recorded. If unknown, put an estimate or todays date. Please note all dates are in the U.S. Standard format of Month / Day / Year.
Speaker - Type the a few letters in the name of the speaker to find them. If the speaker is not there, go back to Step 1 to Add a Speaker. Please avoid adding duplicate speakers.
Church/Organization Name - Type the a few letters in the name of the church or organization to find it. If the church is not there, go back to Step 1 to Add a Church. Please avoid adding duplicate churches.
Series - Type the a few letters in the Series Name to find it. If the Series is not there, you can save the sermon, go back to Add a Church, then edit the sermon to add the series. This way you don't lose any progress.
Topic - This field is being revamped. For now, choose the top level items (e.g. "Sunday Sermon", "Love, Marriage, & Family Life", "Christian Living & Spiritual Growth".
Keywords - Any words that you think someone would search for. Keywords can be emotions, phrases, theological terms, virtues, etc.
Scripture Reference - Tell our users what Passages in the bible are used in this sermon.
Coptic Calendar - This is helpful for all sermons based on the standard Coptic Sunday Readings specified in the Katamaros. Coptic Reader or this link can be helpful in determining which weekend and month it is.
Attachments - PowerPoints and Handouts are extremely helpful to an individual watching online, and for churches and groups that are using the material in there own churches.
Transcription - If you have a transcript of the sermon, feel free to add it. We get an automated translation using Google Speech-To-Text, which are usually generated within 30 minutes of saving the sermon. You can come back and refine the transcription.