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What I Love About the Tenebrae Service

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How Praise and Worship Led Me to Gregorian Chant

When I was growing up in New York City (as an Episcopalian), I was part of a dual parish set up. Two churches worked together as a team, sharing much of the same resources in the same neighborhood. One of them, was a traditional service complete with... Read More

Godspell: Hopelessly Dated, or Ahead of Its Time?

Has there ever been a musical that has dated itself more quickly than Godspell? When growing up, this musical was everywhere. If off-Broadway wasn’t covering it, your junior high school was. If they weren’t covering it, your church’s... Read More

The Top Buzzworthy Praise and Worship Songs

Every six months Christian Copyright Licensing, Inc. (CCLI)—a copyright permissions service for Christian worship songs—releases the results of its survey of the top worship songs for the previous time period. You can find the Top 25 results here. I... Read More

Going Back to the Future in our Worship

This weekend is the 30th anniversary of the release of Back to the Future, a film that some theorize is the most perfect example of a summer blockbuster. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the film (all two of you), it is about Marty McFly, a teenager... Read More

The Worst Thing About Quality Christian Rock

It has been 18 years since I last attended a seminal event in my twenties; the Cornerstone Music Festival. Dubbed “The Christian Woodstock,” it was something to truly behold in wonderment. An annual event where Christian music fans camped out in the... Read More

Three Must-Read Articles About Praise And Worship Music

There are three fascinating, contradictory articles about contemporary worship that came out this past week. What’s interesting about these articles is that they conflict and complement each other, in interesting ways. The authors of these articles... Read More

Free Catholic Worship Music

A Tremendous Gift The folks at Corpus Christi Watershed, in preparing for a hymnal of their own, have provided a tremendous resource for Catholic worship leaders. Downloads of 49 old hymnals, in PDF format. Purchasing these on Amazon or ebay would cost... Read More

Jesus Is Risen! Hallelujah!

Easter is upon us.  I pray that you and your family have had a wonderful festive religious holiday. I decided to include three videos in this post, that share some of my favorite Easter songs. May it give you lots of joy. Christ The Lord Is Risen... Read More

The Top 25 Worship Songs with Momentum

Note: If you have access to Spotify, you can listen to the playlist dedicated to the survey results there. CCLI (Christian Copyright Licensing, Inc.) had updated their Top Worship Song Rankings survey results. This current survey details song usage from... Read More

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