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Multigenerational Worship

While starting children’s services may have been (and perhaps still is) a noble attempt to help educate children in the faith at their developmental level with programming that helps children learn and worship, the result has been age segregation in the church, not just in during the “Sunday school” hour but also in corporate worship settings.


Chris Tomlin Talks About His New Album and Giving People a Voice to Worship God

Christian music artist Chris Tomlin just released his seventeenth album, a collection of songs he hopes will truly connect with people, simply titled “Always.” had the chance to sit down and chat with him about his new album and why he believes his songs and music stand the test of time.


Word of God Speak: Why Scripture Should Be at the Centre of Gathered Worship

What if we saturated our people with the sound of holy words upon our ears, and let them sink deep within us to evoke spiritual growth?


3 Top Mistakes Found On Church Home Pages

Regarding website design, churches often make common mistakes that cost them dearly in terms of lost visitors. In order to have a user-friendly website for your church, you need to make sure to avoid the following three common mistakes.


A Theology Of Technology For Worship Teams

PODCAST: This is Zac Hicks’ keynote presentation from the November 2021 Churchfront Live event. Zac’s presentation contains helpful information and advice for everyone that is involved in worship ministry. Zac discusses how to bridge the gap between technology and theology, and he gives us wisdom on how to balance both in our worship ministries.


3 Simple, High-Potential Things Most Churches Miss In Their Digital Strategy

While the world seems to be focused on the move to online video content (especially short-form video content), there are three simple, often-missed ways to deeply increase digital engagement with your audience and the people you’re trying to reach.

It's time to start thinking about Christmas! Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence is an ancient, chant-like Christmas hymn that was used in communion services. Try using it for your own Christmas communion and Christmas Eve worship.


Learn more, read the history behind the hymn and listen.

NEW Underscore for "Who You Say I Am"


Need to fill the “dead space” in your worship between songs while you pray or read Scripture? That’s where Worshipscores come in! Each piano underscore comes as sheet music and MP3s in every key. They fit seamlessly in your praise sets providing a thoughtful musical underscore that will lead seamlessly into the next song.

Keep track of the top 20 Hymncharts, CCLI, Praisecharts, CCM radio songs - hear the music, watch videos and download lyrics!


YouTube Worship Playlist: Enjoy the top 20 Praisecharts and CCLI on the worshipflow worship playlist.

1. Hymn Of Heaven

Phil Wickham


2. Firm Foundation (He Won’t)

Cody Carnes


3. Goodness Of God

Bethel Music


4. House Of The Lord

Phil Wickham


5. Same God



6. I Speak Jesus

Charity Gayle


7. Honey In The Rock

Brooke Ligertwood / Brandon Lake


8. Holy Forever

Chris Tomlin


9. King Of Kings

Hillsong Worship


10. Battle Belongs

Phil Wickham

11. Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me CityAlight


12. Thank You Jesus for the Blood

Charity Gayle


13. The Blessing



14. God Is On The Throne

We The Kingdom


15. A Thousand Hallelujahs (Live)

Brook Ligertwood


16. O Come To The Altar

Elevation Worship


17. Living Hope

Phil Wickham


18. This Is Amazing Grace

Phil Wickham


19. In Jesus Name (God Of Possible) Katy Nichole


20. Endless Praise

Charity Gayle

The worshipideas newsletter lists the top 20 songs from CCLI one week and PraiseCharts the next week to help you keep aware of what churches are singing. CCLI tends to reflect a more broad sampling of both contemporary and blended churches, PraiseCharts shows what's popular right now in churches that are more contemporary.


About: Don Chapman’s passion is for the Church, music and technology, and he blends all three into resource websites devoted to contemporary worship: hymncharts(.)com and worshipflow(.)com.

He’s the editor of the weekly worshipideas(.)com newsletter that’s read by over 30,000 worship leaders across the world. A prolific arranger and songwriter, Don has had songs published by Word, Integrity Music, G3worship and Worship Today, and has orchestrated music for Christian artists Chris Sligh and Jeremy Camp. He’s been featured on the 700 Club, has been quoted in USAToday and is a guest lecturer at Liberty University.


The first worshipideas email newsletter went out to about 400 people on February 11, 2002 (in the heyday, right before the blog explosion, the newsletter amassed over 100,000 subscribers. These days it hovers around 30,000.) Worshipideas was born out of Don’s own desire to share what he was learning as a first-time worship leader at a church plant. Back in 2002 contemporary worship was still fairly new and the worshipideas newsletter and website helped worship leaders across the world figure out this new form of worship.


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