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August 13, 2014

Song Leading

Song Leading by Dean by McIntyre was originally published and released in print version in 1989, the same year  […]

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January 1, 2018

2018 Worship and Music Planning Calendar

Calendar with lectionary readings for each Sunday in 2018, as well as special days and times throughout the year. For pastors, […]

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January 27, 2017

CCLI 2015-2016 Top 100 Songs for United Methodist Congregations

One of the most significant indicators of the use of newer music in Christian congregations in The United States is […]

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Contemporary & Emerging Music
December 1, 2016

New Hymnal Survey: Favorite and Least Favorite Hymns

The United Methodist Church plans to present a new hymnal to General Conference for approval in 2020. We want this hymnal […]

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September 16, 2016

2017 Worship & Music Planning Calendar

PDF document of lectionary readings for each Sunday in 2017, as well as special days and times throughout the year. For […]

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July 28, 2016

History of Hymns: “Your Grace is Enough” by Matt Maher

By Nelson Cowan

In 2003, Maher wrote the hymn “Your Grace is Enough” during a time of spiritual hardship due to burnout […]

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Contemporary & Emerging Music
July 21, 2016

History of Hymns: “You Are Good” by Israel Houghton

By Nelson Cowan

In an unprecedented turn of events, this week’s History of Hymns series takes us into the former arena […]

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Contemporary & Emerging Music
July 14, 2016

History of Hymns: “Hosanna” by Brooke Ligertwood

By Nelson Cowan

This week’s hymn journey takes us to Sydney, Australia, home of Hillsong Church, an international Pentecostal megachurch affiliated […]

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Contemporary & Emerging Music
July 11, 2016

Ownership, Flow, and Genuine Worship:  A Process for Modern Song Selection

By Dr. Jon Godfrey

It can be daunting to think of the number of details that go into making Sunday morning a success for […]

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Contemporary & Emerging Music
July 7, 2016

History of Hymns: “Blessed Be Your Name” by Matt Redman

By Nelson Cowan

This month, the History of Hymns series is dedicated to hymns written by contemporary Pentecostal, Evangelical, Charismatic (PEC) artists […]

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Contemporary & Emerging Music
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