Why does some sacred music, like “Amazing Grace,” remain popular for generations while other worship songs come and go?
In times of hardship, singing “brings out the soul.”
It's impossible to please everyone when selecting music in the church, but pastors and music ministers must remember to be Christ-like when discussing and making those decisions.
“You Are There” by Baptist worship leader Giles Blankenship was named top song in Integrity Music Europe’s international “Search for a Song” competition.
One week I received several boxes via FedEx and UPS. The items came in boxes of various sizes, shapes and wrappings. Going through boxes padded with “shipping peanuts,” air-filled plastic rolls and shredded-paper fluff, my thoughts turned to how the box theme might relate to today’s church scene.
Calvinist bloggers are making a big deal out of a song removed from a new Presbyterian hymnal because of a reference to the atonement.
A Facebook-driven fan vote has a North Carolina Baptist minister near the top in a worldwide search for the next big worship song.
The one-time organist for Billy Graham taught four decades at Southern Seminary.