Articles about Music

Music is a powerful force, shaping our thoughts and attitudes. Music that glorifies God and speaks to the truth of what it means to be human is an important part of life for many who seek to follow Jesus closely. We hope that this music helps you as much as it has helped us.

Andrew Peterson: Mystery of Mercy

This is one of the underlying themes throughout all of Scripture: despite our own unfaithfulness, God remains faithful. An appropriate response to God's unending grace and generosity is wonder. Peterson contrasts Jesus' words (why hast thou forsaken me?) with our own: why hast you accepted me?

Audio Adrenaline: Man of God

Oh, I’ve never been left alone in any problem that I’ve known, even though I’m to blame. There were times when things were dark and I’ve been known to miss the mark, but someone fixed my aim. From the album Bloom.

Charlie Peacock: Experience

Christianity is a belief system based on information: that Jesus is God in the flesh, come to reconcile us to Himself. However, following Jesus is about more than information. "We can only possess what we experience. The facts of theology can be altogether cold... though true in every way, they alone can't change me."

Amy Grant: If I Have to Die

This CCM classic expresses a timeless perspective: that followers of Jesus must give up ownership of our own lives. He died for us, and we should be willing to die for Him. In fact, we are called to die to self and carry our own cross.

Big Tent Revival: If Loving God was a Crime

Christianity is under attack in many places around the world. Some American Christians are, for the first time, concerned about losing the freedom to worship openly. Big Tent Revival boldly proclaims their intention to be faithful to God under difficult circumstances.

Colton Dixon: Devil is a Liar

The Bible makes it clear from Genesis to Revelation that the primary tool of the devil is deception. As Dixon says: the devil is a liar, says he can give you everything that you desire, everything you want but you'd be playing with the fire... so don't believe the lie. It comes at a price.

Matthew West: The God who Stays

If you're like me, and have loved ones who struggle with failure and addiction and doubt, this song is for you. God isn't looking for opportunities to punish us for our weakness. Instead, He stays and works on our behalf, longing to see us fulfill the potential He created us for.