The songs we sing at Christmas are some of the richest, most special in the church’s history. But even the best songs can get overplayed. Here are a few modern Christmas songs you can add to the mix for some variety this year.
You chose, now we’re reporting. Here are the top 10 songs sung in churches using Faithlife Proclaim in November.
Thanksgiving weekend is approaching quickly, and you may be looking for some Thanksgiving-themed worship songs to lead. Here are 20 ideas for songs perfect for Thanksgiving weekend. We compiled this list by identifying the most-used songs in Proclaim over last Thanksgiving weekend, plus a few more that thematically fit well (covering contentment, gratitude, thankfulness, etc.). Read more
You chose, now we’re reporting. Here are the top 10 songs sung in churches using Faithlife Proclaim in May.
“Great Is Thy Faithfulness” is a classic hymn believers have been singing for almost 100 years. But that doesn’t mean it can’t get a new chorus. The band One Sonic Society, comprised of producers and songwriters Paul Mabury and Jason Ingram, have added a new chorus without totally doing away with the old one, giving Read more
It’s a question many worship leaders grapple with. You want to lead new worship songs, but you don’t want to be singing them by yourself. How often do you teach your church new worship songs, and how do you do it? Here are a few questions to consider. Why new songs? Before tackling how to Read more
While in Toronto in 1906, songwriter Robert Harkness had a conversation with a new believer who was struggling with the idea of staying faithful to Christ throughout his life. Later that day, Harkness wrote a letter to lyricist Ada Habershon about the “the need for a song which would give definite assurance of success in Read more
With our ever-present sin, we must return continually to the ever-abundant grace of God in Christ Jesus. Sunday morning is one of the primary times to reflect upon grace and celebrate it together as a body. Here are five worship songs about grace that are ideal for congregational singing. 1. Amazing Grace No list of Read more
This is the third in a five-post series on worship songs about suffering. I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world. — John 16:33 Horatio Spafford was en route to England when the ship took Read more
Matt Redman wrote “Blessed Be Your Name” with his wife Beth in response to the tragedy of the 9/11 attacks in the United States. It reflects on the faithful response to suffering we see all throughout Scripture, especially from Job: praise. Blessing the Lord amid suffering “Blessed Be Your Name” is nearly a direct quote Read more