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Hymns and contemporary worship songs: principles & preferences (2 of 3) — Hugh Wetmore
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Hymns and contemporary worship songs: principles & preferences (2 of 3) — Hugh Wetmore

With the changing musical cultures, the Church of Jesus Christ is in danger of dividing along generational lines. The natural driving force is the people’s preference for the kind of song they like. If they don’t like another style of singing, they avoid it. People’s preference prevails. But what about […]

Hymns and contemporary worship songs: principles & preferences (1 of 3) – Hugh Wetmore
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Hymns and contemporary worship songs: principles & preferences (1 of 3) – Hugh Wetmore

In the 1970s, when the new wave of “praise and worship songs” swept through the churches, there were people who liked them and people who disliked them. “Worship wars” divided congregations. Usually, the older generation wanted to retain hymns, while the younger generation was eager to embrace the new contemporary […]

The Story’s Not Over – Jeremy Camp: Review
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The Story’s Not Over – Jeremy Camp: Review

Music review by Luchae Williams American contemporary Christian singer and songwriter, Jeremy Camp, is a seasoned recording artist with 12 albums under his belt. The singer released his latest addition, The Story’s Not Over, in September 2019. After 20 years in the industry, the singer felt led to pen an album […]

Tobymac – Light of Christmas: Review
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Tobymac – Light of Christmas: Review

Music Review by Luchae Williams Fans of Christian music pioneer Tobymac will be pleased to discover the Gospel hip hop recording artist’s festive album, Light of Christmas. This collection showcases the singer’s funk-meets-pop style, with songs that, when compared to a few other Christmas albums, are fresh and fun to […]

VarShawn Mitchell – Elements:  Review
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VarShawn Mitchell – Elements: Review

Music review by Luchae Williams Christian music maverick, VarShawn Mitchell, celebrates a successful 20 years in the industry with his latest album, titled Elements. The multiple Dove Award winner and Grammy nominee ended his three-year hiatus with this powerful 13-track album, released in August 2019, which he says paints a […]

Architecture and musical style — Hugh Wetmore
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Architecture and musical style — Hugh Wetmore

Hugh Wetmore is a songwriter and student of worship trends. He invites you to join the worship conversation by commenting on his monthly column. Nebuchadnezzar had invaded Judah and demolished the beautiful temple which Solomon had built in Jerusalem. The important Jews were carried off into exile in Babylon, the […]