Passion Conference worship leader/singer-songwriter, Christy Nockels, famous for worship songs such as “Waiting here for you” has released her first ever live worship album, Let it be Jesus, yesterday, April 28, 2015.
The album has already begun rapidly climbing the iTunes Christian and Gospel albums chart, and has peaked at number 1. Critics are calling it “a must-have,” (CCM Magazine) praising its “singable, memorable and fresh” songs. (Worship Leader).
The album was recorded live at the Passion City Church in Atlanta, during a night of heartfelt worship and features a few brand new songs as well as a retake of the familiar title track, “Let it be Jesus”. With writers such as Chris Tomlin, David Crowder and Matt Redman, it is no surprise that the album has been received favourably and with glowing reports.
Christy Nockels, along with husband, Nathan Nockels, has been actively involved with the Passion Conferences since its inception in 1997. In 2009, she released her first solo album, “Life Light Up”, followed by “Into the Glorious” in 2012. She is a member of the Passion City Church in Atlanta, where she leads worship regularly.
“In Let It Be Jesus, Christy Nockels sings with the ease and beauty of a seasoned singer, the passion of a worship leader focused on the presence of God and the authority of a songwriter whose words are bathed in Scripture.”
– Worship Leader
“Nockels’ latest is another must-have for church leaders and congregants alike.”
– CCM Magazine
“Nockels brilliantly put together a worship album that cohesively points to the theme of Let It Be Jesus.”
“Let it Be Jesus is loaded with melodic and worshipful songs speaking the Truth of the Word of God into the hearts of today’s culture. This is sure to be one of the top worship albums of the year.”
“Let It Be Jesus sweetly takes our attention away from (Christy) and fixes it squarely on the One she loves, with the hope that we come away wanting more and more of Him.”
– Christian Music Review
“Let It Be Jesus” is a rich, thoughtful and worshipful experience led by one of the genre’s best female leaders.”