Music

After Raising a Hallelujah, Bethel Music CEO Leaves Redding
Joel Taylor, who directed the popular label since the beginning, has resigned.
When Doubters Declare the Glory of God
Songs from outside the church can help us worship within it.
Died: Gospel Singer LaShun Pace, Who Praised God from 1970s Revivals to 2020s TikTok
She sang through betrayal, divorce, and death.
Katy Perry’s ‘Dark Horse’ Prevails Over Christian Rapper’s Lawsuit
UPDATE: The pop star and her team no longer have to pay $2.8 million in damages in the copyright case.
Pandemic Streaming Inspires New Filipino Christian Music Label
A division of Sony Philippines, Waterwalk Records is crossing genre and denominational lines to bring inspirational songs to the online masses.
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5 Ukrainian Worship Songs for War and Peace
In the midst of violent conflict, Christians in Ukraine are still declaring their God is “Mighty to Save.”
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An AI Aims to be First Christian Celebrity of the Metaverse
But for now, the gospel music algorithm still needs human help.
It’s Hamilton’s World. We’re Just Living in It.
The Broadway hit serves as a parable of the post-Christian West.
Big Daddy Weave Bassist Jay Weaver Dies at 42
Weaver, who lost both his legs in 2016, spoke and sung of God’s faithfulness during two decades of health struggles.
Christianity Today’s 2021 Christmas Albums Roundup
Here are our favorite new releases by Christian artists, including The Porter’s Gate, Chris Tomlin, and more.
All I Want for Christmas Is a Song that Mentions Jesus
Most-played hits around the world celebrate love, snow, and chestnuts before getting around to Christ.
We’ve No Less Days to Sing God’s Praise, But New Worship Songs Only Last a Few Years
A study finds an increasingly rapid turnover time for church music.
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Why Don’t We Sing Justice Songs in Worship?
Let’s swap “sloppy wet kiss” for “break the arm of the wicked man.”
I Went to Hollywood to Make My Own Music. Now I Make a Joyful Noise to the Lord.
How a celebrity vocal coach changed her tune after encountering the truths of Scripture.
1 out of 3 New Guitars Are Purchased for Worship Music
Industry study says church bands are core business.
mewithoutYou Does Not Exist (But Is Kicking Off Its Final Shows)
The band reflects on 20 years of wrestling with spirituality and faith and making music.
How Colleges Are Specializing Training for the Next Generation of Worship Leaders
More Christian music programs are accommodating students who want to play sanctuaries rather than concert halls.
Mexican Worship Leader Layla de la Garza on the Power of ‘Sung Theology’
Despite the lingering stereotypes, the Monterrey-based singer and minister set out to prove contemporary worship services can hold to the authority of Scripture.
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The Mountain Goats’ Latest Pandemic Release Looks into the Darkness
In “Dark in Here,” singer John Darnielle explores a bleak but enchanted world—all the way back to the biblical story of Jonah.
What I Want to Remember When English Churches Sing Again
Worship music is important, but God cares more about the heart.

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The Bible Condemns Police Brutality
The Bible Condemns Police Brutality
The Scriptures denounce officials who abuse their authority to harm rather than protect the people they serve.

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