Good Friday—a holiday in just 10 states—is celebrated by most Christian denominations, with fasting and somber worship services that often end in silence.
To help inject some fresh wonder into your holiday season, here is a list of lesser-known hymns and carols that pertain to both Christmas and Advent.
In the months to come, there are no better songs to sing than hymns that teach eternal truths. Spend some time with Paul Gerhardt’s poetry, and you’ll sing some of the best.
While not traditionally Christmas songs, these melodies remind us why the incarnation of the Savior of the world was oh so glorious.
Christians need to understand that relying on screens and other technology is not leading to better worship, it’s ruining it.
Our senior choir sings spirituals year round, because we love the expression of praise and worship of Christ, the sharing of a gospel, reflected in sweet poetry and lush melody.
Yes, the Christmas song asks a rhetorical question, but while communicating well-known truths about Jesus and his glory. It’s actually better than a lot of other favorites.
Here are some common carols (and tips for how to sound good) that can help set your caroling plans in motion this holiday season.
We underestimate the amount of joy and community bonding that can happen if we take time out of our busy lives to sing collectively with our neighbors.
If you’re desperate for an alternative to the thin musical gruel of holiday playlists, then the hymns and carols of Advent offer a remarkable and lovely respite of truth and preparation.
Most of us only know the first verse of ‘America the Beautiful,’ but the complete hymn is a powerful prayer for the country.
If you are observing Lent this year, here is a suggested listening list to assist you in your spiritual journey.
Instead of playing Christmas music for your Thanksgiving feast, consider listening to some Thanksgiving-themed music instead. Yes, there is such a thing.
Public schools really need Bill Nye to break out his debunker on their selection of Christmas music for recitals and pageants.
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