From hymns to radio-friendly CCM, to arts ministries and monastic communities such as Taizé in Northern France, evangelicals have responded to the call to sing praises to God in vibrant and diverse ways. At the outset of the 21st century, worship leaders such as Chris Tomlin and Matt Redman led a new movement toward corporate worship, but worship continues to emanate beyond large gatherings into individual spiritual practices; it extends into work and the workplace, Sabbath recreation, and beyond. At its simplest, worship, derived from the Old English worthscipe, is to give worth to God by any endeavor.
- What Our Reaction to Revival Reveals About UsThe Asbury awakening exposes the tensions in modern evangelicalism—and within our own hearts.Indonesian
- ‘No Celebrities Except Jesus’: How Asbury Protected the RevivalWhile tens of thousands flocked to campus, school officials met in a storage closet to make decisions that would “honor what is happening.”Português简体中文Indonesian繁體中文
- Write a New Hymn unto the LordHymn writing should be a spiritual practice for everyday saints, not just for worship professionals.
- In Kenya, Sign Language Choir Helps Churches Embrace Deaf CultureOver three decades, the Zion Praise Team has put its faith on display and challenged misconceptions around people with disabilities.
- Died: Jack Hayford, Pentecostal Pastor Who Wrote ‘Majesty’Foursquare leader put emphasis on praise and penned the most popular church song of the 1990s.Português
- Have Popular Carols Lost Their Sense of Worship?Even with today’s nonstop Christmas soundtrack, churches can still embrace the storytelling and nostalgia that comes with seasonal hymns.
- Hark! It’s CT’s 2022 Christmas Music PlaylistOur festive favorites this year span from kids’ carols to heavy metal.
- Our December Issue: We Wonder as We WanderAll of us come to the manger as pilgrims.
- 150 Weeks of Composing Psalms Reaches Its FinaleAfter nearly three years, Poor Bishop Hooper’s accidental pandemic project concludes with a new psalter for the church.
- Go Ahead. Indulge Your Nostalgia.But use it to praise God’s goodness, not a romanticized past.