When you don't have a full band, sometimes you just to see and hear a song in its more basic format. Try these arrangements with just acoustic guitar, piano, and maybe a djembe. This list features some of our best worship songs in stripped-down acoustic versions. Follow and listen on Spotify!
Hymns can provide a rich depth to our praise and worship services. Many of these hymns have been modernized in their style but the message and the lyrics are the same. Sometimes the melody is slightly adjusted or the chord progressions are simplified to reflect the style of contemporary worship music. With these arrangements, you should be able to easily flow between hymns and choruses in a worship experience full of spirit and truth.
Young adults worshipping helps turn people's attention and affection to Jesus for who He is and what He's done.
These days, most of the great worship songs end up on a radio playlist somewhere in this world. People love to cruise down the highway with their windows open and hands raised (well, at least one hand) while having their own private time of worship. On a practical note, artists will often record a special radio version of their song that is trimmed down to around three minutes. You won't find a lot of spontaneous repetition in these arrangements. Here is a list of our top praise and worship radio hits.
Singing worship songs together in a small group is a much different experience than singing at church or in a concert venue. In a small group, you don't have the luxury of a band, microphones, backing tracks, drums, electric guitars, and a highly trained worship team. In fact, you're lucky if you can find one person who plays the guitar! Here is a list of worship songs that are popular, contemporary, easy to play, and easy to sing. They should be perfect for your small group worship setting. Other acoustic arrangements available here.
Hymns for the Young & Old
We love to see new and fresh hymn arrangements coming from artists who love hymns as much as we do. With so many released each year, we made a list of top new contemporary hymn arrangements for this year.
Ressurection Sunday is the culmination of Jesus' story on earth, but not the end of it! Our hope is alive as Christ is alive, and we love to sing the story of forgiveness and redemption! What better way than with modern hymns that tell this story of Christ in a way that no other genre can. The rich theology and sing-ability of these songs are perfect for Easter! Get the chord charts and sheet music for your worship band here!
Modern, Classic, and even traditional hymns are part of connecting the church to its forebears in the faith—to the ancient tradition and saints on whose shoulders we stand. Certain hymns have become the go-to resource for encouragement for millions of believers across the span of time. These hymns can be sung all year round and remind us of God's faithfulness to Christians of the past so that we can rely on God's grace in the present.
Contemporary hymns are not new, and not old, but somewhere in the middle. They are the perfect union of traditional words and melodies and modern music. These contemporary hymn arrangements embrace the beauty of singing these songs with believers through the ages while doing it in a new and unique way.
Most of the time when we see songs trending, they have been released in the last few months. This is a list of exceptions. These songs are rising on the charts and released in the 90s and 2000s. These are classics and throwbacks that are making a comeback. Take a look at these old worship songs that are still trending.
Hymns have been written all through the ages. Thousands of these songs have stood the test of time, uniting generations in a common voice of worship. Hymns are still being written today, with an intentional focus on penning timeless melodies, multiple verses full of rich theology, and sometimes a chorus to tie the themes together. Here is a list of our most popular modern worship hymns, generally written after 1990. Who knows, maybe we'll still be singing some of these songs in the 2100s.
These are the best slow worship ballads with a steady beat in 4/4. These are powerful songs well suited for times of intimate worship and prayer.
These are the best moderate fast worship songs in a 4/4 time signature.