Becoming Liturgy, by Nate Houge

August 2, 2011

Part of the Minneapolis posse of Lutheran musicians that includes Jona­than Rundman and Echelon, Nate Houge offers up a heartfelt CD that creates a gentle mood for worship and the time leading to it. The 28 songs run the gamut from "Faith Renew" (anchored by the simple, sweet playing of violinist Mari Carlson) to the bongo-driven "God Over Everything," which begins with the familiar "holy, holy, holy" refrain. Highly recommended for use with kids and youth groups, though there's nothing childish about this fine disc (