Special Menu: Hymn Remakes (MAY-JUL 2020)


The classic hymns of the faith are so important to many of us. They taught us about God before we could read or write. They anchor us when life seems turbulent. And from an art perspective, the poetry and melodies are often timeless – already proven by the test of time. On this playlist, we are enjoying over 50 classic hymns – with no repeat songs or artists.  As you’ll hear, many of the artists have put their own fingerprints on these songs and have allowed us to celebrate these timeless lyrics in a fresh, new way.


I have always had a soft spot in my heart for old hymns, and it’s fair to say that they have been soul-shaping in my understanding of God, theology, and the Gospel. I had three main criteria when picking songs for this list: no artist repeats, no song repeats (we don’t need 7 versions of “Come Thou Fount” on one playlist), and a good variety of up-tempo, modern, pensive, and heartfelt (we wouldn’t be serving you well if the entire playlist was sleepy funeral dirges). We hope these songs are refreshing to your faith and a reminder of God’s love and faithfulness during this unusual season in our world.


SPECIAL MENU  (#11) – MAY-JUL 2020


I Stand Amazed – Chelsea Moon & The Franz Brothers
Fairest Lord Jesus – Sara Groves
How Great Thou Art – David Leonard
Nothing But The Blood – Folk Hymnal (ft. Justin Taylor)
Amazing Grace – Ellie Holcomb
Rock of Ages – Jimmy Needham
Peace in the Valley – Jill Phillips
Great is Thy Faithfulness – Fernando Ortega
Blessed Assurance – Shane & Shane (ft. The Pasall Sisters)
“Holy, Holy, Holy” – Audrey Assad
Softly and Tenderly – Greg LaFollette (ft. Alisa Turner)
Be Thou My Vision – Gungor
In Christ Alone [LIVE] – The Eagle & Child
What A Friend We Have in Jesus – Take 6
“Hallelujah, What A Savior” – Chris Rice
And Can it Be – Wendell Kimbrough & Rachel Wilhelm
Consectration – Josh Garrels
There Is A Fountain – Citizens
My Hope is Built (In You Alone) – Aaron Strumpel (ft. Page CXVI)
Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing – Andrew Greer
“O Master, Let Me Walk With Thee” – Amy Grant
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms/ Tis So Sweet… – David Crowder Band
In The Sweet By and By – Johnny Cash
All Hail The Power of Jesus Name [LIVE] – Keith & Kristyn Getty
Just as I Am – The Sing Team
It is Well With My Soul – Jars of Clay
I’ll Fly Away – Cindy Morgan
How Deep the Father’s Love – John Tibbs
Down to the River to Pray – Michael W. Smith
I Surrender All – Sarah Macintosh
All Creatures – Kings Kaleidoscope
This Little Light of Mine – Andrew Ripp
Higher Ground – Sherdonna Denholm
Revive Us Again – Earl Brackin
Do Not Pass Me By – Ginny Owens
O Love That Will Not Let Me Go (Heritage) – As Isaac
Savior Like a Shepherd Lead Us – Abbye West Pates
Life is Like a Mountain Railroad – Steven Curtis Chapman
Guide Me O Thou Great Jehovah – Jeremy Casella
Crown Him [Live] – Nicole C. Mullen
Down At The Cross – Bart Millard
All To Jesus (I Surrender) – Brady Toops (ft. Michal Mitha)
This is My Father’s World – Alli Rogers
“Farewell, Vain World” – Cardiphonia Music (ft. Bruce Benedict)
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross – Sandra McCracken
In The Garden – Wilder Adkins (ft. Mckenzie Lockhart)
Old Rugged Cross (Wreckage) – Kurtis Parks
When We All Get to Heaven – Crystal Lewis
How Firm A Foundation – Michael Card
Be Still, My Soul – Wen Reagan

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