In response to our request for essays on song, we received many compelling reflections. Here is a selection.
Hymnbooks offer songs from many cultures and genres. But trying new music can be a risky venture for leaders and congregations alike.
Many churchgoers greet the announcement of a new hymnal with a single puzzled, even outraged question: Why?
In preparing the new PCUSA hymnal, our committee may have made some wrong decisions. But they weren't careless or cavalier ones.