Music

Billie Eilish Can Help Us Understand Teenage Anxiety
The Grammy-award winning teen’s dark music can help us have necessary conversations with our children.
There is a Balm in Gilead: A Missional Strategy for Churches in the 21st Century
What is the church to do in such a tumultuous climate of rapid change?
Sing to the Lord, All the Earth (and Minnesota)
Listen: Immigrant congregations bring diverse worship to the Lutheran Midwest.
One-on-One with Andrew Peterson
Christ’s love enables us and calls us to do more than just create. It enables us, by his power, to redeem.
Our Favorite New Christian Christmas Albums of the Year
Mix up your holiday listening with releases from Phil Wickham, Audrey Assad, and others.
Is November Too Early for Christmas Music?
While most Christian radio stations still wait until after Thanksgiving, Spotify proves that most listeners are busting out their jingle bells earlier than that.
What Kanye West’s Sunday Service Taught Me About Grace
When I visited Kanye's Sunday Service, I was met by contradiction, a mix of characters, and a spiritual lesson.
One-on-One with Keith Getty on SING! An Irish Christmas, Just Released Today
“High Christianity’s positive contribution to artistic culture can actually spill into every area of our lives.”
After His Son’s Death, TobyMac Tells Fans: ‘We Follow God Because We Love Him’
Truett Foster McKeehan, 21, performed his first hip hop show a week before he died.
Andrew Peterson: Creativity Isn’t Just for ‘Creatives’
Artists and storytellers cultivate beauty and mystery. So do teachers, parents, and church potluck planners.
Master’s Seminary Grad Takes Kanye’s Crowds to Church
How the pastor of a small, nondenominational Bible church ended up in Kanye’s circle.
Why Chris Tomlin Still Dominates Both Radio and Sunday Morning
Today’s most-sung worship anthems come from relatively few songwriters—half are by top hitmakers Tomlin, Hillsong, Bethel Music, and Matt Redman.
4 Ways Muslims’ Religious Freedom Fight Now Sounds Familiar to Evangelicals
The two faiths have endured similar legal backlash—underscoring the importance of advocating for religious freedom for all.
Big Daddy Weave Frontman ‘Blown Away’ That His Song Led to Murder Confession
The Christian chart-topper “Redeemed” brought spiritual freedom for a man now serving a life sentence.
The ‘Jeykll and Hyde’ Church: The Long Journey Back to Our Mission
Why does it seem the church is unable to be who she is called to be?
We’re Not from Here
In the same way Dorothy longs for Kansas, the Church longs for the New Jerusalem.
Has Kanye Lost His Jesus Complex and Found Christ?
The rapper attributes his turnaround and creative inspiration to godly obedience.
Challenging a ‘Dark Horse’: Christian Rappers Win Beat-Stealing Lawsuit Against Katy Perry
UPDATE: The pop star and her team were ordered to pay $2.8 million in damages.
Making the Liturgy Sing a New Song
How a retired Anglican priest and a young church music director created Liturgical Folk.
Running from the Light—and the Snakes
An opera heroine’s conflict with her faith and family has dangerously high stakes.

Top Story June 23, 2021

O For Six Unmasked Tongues to Sing: England Still Quieting Worship
O For Six Unmasked Tongues to Sing: England Still Quieting Worship
Bands are rocking post-pandemic services, but congregants can’t yet join in.

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