The Most Popular Hymns in the World

Here are a couple of great resources for you research geeks exploring the most popular hymns in the (western) world.  This post to keep you thinking as you fill out the Wendell Kimbrough Essential Songs Survey. Hymnary These are the 250 hymns published the most frequently in modern hymnals indexed by Hymnary.org Christianity Today "The... Continue Reading →

Songwriting and Theology Week 4 Trinity

In week four we examined the hymn texts of Charles Wesley and how he spoke of the Trinity. This topic is a particular passion of Dr. Ruth's.  Some years ago he published an article examining and lamenting the general absence of the Trinity in CCLI's top 25 song lists from 1989-2004.  In his research he found that... Continue Reading →

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