Kurt Kaiser Passes Away, But His Music Will Pass It On
From Word Music to Baylor University, Christian composer leaves a legacy of hundreds of songs.
draw youth to outreach events and revivals,” including through their 1969 musical “Tell It Like It Is,” which sold half a million copies worldwide, wrote researcher Wen Reagan, now a
The 6 Songs Billy Graham Picked for His Funeral
(UPDATED) The evangelist planned his own ceremony. Experts analyze the music he chose.
Wen Reagan, director of worship at All Saints Church in Durham, North Carolina, and instructor of church history and worship at Duke Divinity School:
Playlist: The Best New Christmas Music
Be of good cheer: We are in a moment of theologically rich, artistically wonderful recordings.
I am similarly grounded by Wen Reagan's adaptation of the Naaman Wood text, “In Glorious Feasting,” which pulls no punches in its poetic descriptions of Christ's birth:
‘Oceans’ Keeps Rising
Why the Hillsong hit still tops the charts.
before us. Wen Reagan, contemporary worship music historian and doctoral candidate at Duke Divinity School: I think it's return to the Billboard No. 1
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I would have likely never discovered these artists, so my thanks to Wen Reagan for the curation and discovery, and for sharing the treasures. As a librarian, I say well done!