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Why We Keep Singing Together: Examining Our Approach

Growing up in the current American Christian landscape, there are so many things that become staples of church and faith. They are so ingrained into the fabric of one’s faith that they are often inseparable from what is truly faith and what is a religious tradition. Singing corporately can become such a tradition that it tears away from its meaning ...

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A Compelling Case for Contemporary Worship Songs

I grew up singing old traditional hymns. I loved to worship singing them as a child and I love to worship singing them now. Few things draw me as quickly or closely to God’s presence as the simple, heartrending Near the Cross or the poetic strains of Be Thou My Vision. Yet I also love many of the contemporary songs ...

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