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Top 12 Christian Albums of 2002

Music editor for Campus Life magazine.

#12
We've Been Waiting for You

Carolyn Arends
2B Records

One of Christian music's finest singer/songwriters has put together a joyful soundtrack celebrating one of life's great adventures-parenthood. With lyrics ranging from the poignant to the witty, this CD is a perfect gift for any new or expecting couple. (Note: the CD is available only at carolynarends.com.)
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#11
Welcome to Wonderland

Big Fat Jam
Absolute Records

Confession time: In high school, I loved the Southern-fried rock sound of the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd. And now, just when I figured I was over it, along comes this album. If the Allmans or Skynyrd found Jesus, this is sort of what you'd get. Loud, raucous, fun – and solid lyrically

#10
The Eleventh Hour

Jars of Clay
Essential Records

The only "problem" with Jars' stunning 1995 debut – one of the best Christian CDs ever – was that it set a standard so high that even Jars couldn't live up to it. Their next two CDs, Much Afraid and If I Left the Zoo, were relatively forgettable, but this one's a keeper. An intelligent, well-conceived, and brilliantly executed rock album.
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#9
Incredible

Mary Mary
Columbia Records

Hands-down the best Christian R&B album of the year. Sisters Erica and Tina Atkins follow up their brilliant debut, Thankful, with an even better sophomore effort. It's also a bargain-17 tracks and just over 70 minutes of music guaranteed to move your soul … and your feet. If you can sit still while listening to this, check your pulse.
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#8
Edge of the World

Randy Stonehill
Fair Oaks Music

One of the original Christian rockers, Stonehill delivers a delightful walk through ...

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