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Photocopying Hymns Is Now Illegal in China: ‘I Don’t Even Dare’ Do it, Shop Owner Says

Photocopying Hymns Is Now Illegal in China: 'I Don't Even Dare' Do it, Shop Owner Says China has escalated its ban on the printing of religious materials in recent months, inspecting printing houses for possible violations and even prohibiting the copying of hymns, according to a new report.The manager of a printing house in Luoyang... Read more

10 Hymns and Prayers to Refresh Your Mind and Soul

Nylse Esahc iBelieve Contributing Writer We are living in history-making times. It seems we are assailed with pandemics of multiple proportions no matter where we turn. We cannot hide, but instead, we are forced to acknowledge our present difficulties, then figure out ways to cope. For me, I often find myself looking to hills from... Read more

20 Legendary Lines from Favorite Hymns to Lift You Now

In our fast-paced, chaotic reality of what feels like increasing unknowns (and sometimes even panic)...it's truly comforting to lean on God's promises in scripture and song.Lifting your voice in praise and worship to the One who knows the way, can carry you through whatever may be stopping you from setting your mind on things above... Read more

10 Powerful Hymns to Silence Satan’s Lies

Our spiritual enemy, Satan, is real, vicious, and relentless—but he is also defeated. In Christ, we have all we need to stand victorious against every attack. The lyrics in these ten hymns remind us of this faith-bolstering truth. These words sink us deeper into God Almighty’s embrace and therefore empower us to triumph.1. “A Wonderful... Read more

Podcast: Hymns and the Joy of Singing (Kristyn Getty)

This article is part of the The Crossway Podcast series. The Joy of Singing In this episode, Kristyn Getty, featured in the ESV Psalms, Read by Kristyn Getty, discusses congregational singing, the power of music for teaching doctrine, and the foundational role of Scripture for the Christian life. She reflects on her career in the... Read more

10 Hymns with Messages for Christians in Times of Crisis

This classic hymn waxes poetic on Gods great faithfulness to us. No matter when, where, or what is going on in the world, the Lord remains faithful."Great is Thy faithfulness, " O God my Father,There is no shadow of turning with Thee;Thou changest not, Thy compassions, they fail notAs Thou hast been Thou forever wilt... Read more

Singing hymns in church could cause ‘problems’ post-lockdown, Government minister fears

(Photo: Unsplash/Lea Fabienne)Government minister Robert Jenrick has revealed his concerns over re-opening churches post-lockdown. With restrictions easing for shops, schools, car showrooms, markets and many other places, the Government has come under pressure to allow churches to open again to the public. At the Government's daily briefing, Mr Jenrick said he was working closely with faith leaders... Read more

10 Hymns Youth Groups Should Sing

Few things are more awkward than an adult youth worker trying to sound like a teenager. Equally awkward is the adult youth worker flaunting theological astuteness by using words students dont understand. Both, however, illustrate the importance of language in youth ministry. Especially when we are communicating the gospel. This is why the language of... Read more

The Gift of Hymns in the Not Yet

So much of life is like the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, isnt it? Our world is full of this tension-filled, Saturday space: between grievous injustice and death on one side, and the hope of justice and resurrection on the other. Its the between-ness of life after the already of Christs coming and... Read more

Three Nice Trendy Hymns to your Easter Companies! – Tim Challies

[ad_1] In partnership with my mates at Getty Music, I'm happy to supply three free downloads as you start to organize to your Easter providers. The songs, together with the sheet music, are there for the taking! These songs have been all featured on the Getty Music Worship Convention final yr and are a part... Read more

Three Christmas Hymns from Getty Music – Tim Challies

[ad_1] Hymn Sunday is a collaboration with Getty Music. This month they've generously determined to offer you three hymns! Two of those three hymns could also be discovered within the Keith Getty Prime 10 Carols for Christmas. Keith has additionally written an article about why we must always nonetheless be singing Christmas Carols. Within the... Read more

10 Hymns Youth Teams Ought to Sing

[ad_1] Few issues are extra awkward than an grownup youth employee attempting to sound like a young person. Equally awkward is the grownup youth employee flaunting theological astuteness by utilizing phrases college students dont perceive. Each, nevertheless, illustrate the significance of language in youth ministry. Particularly once we are speaking the gospel. That is why... Read more