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Christian Contemporary Music

I don’t listen to much Christian music – most modern worship sounds like Joshua Tree-era U2 to me, while I prefer other faith-based acts to not limit themselves for the Christian market, like Sufjan Stevens, Over The Rhine, or Amy Grant.

The best place to find Christian musicians is classical music – highly regarded composers like JS Bach, Olivier Messiaen, Handel, and Haydn were devout believers.

This page is never going to be particularly big, but I’m planning to add Keith Green, Rich Mullins, and Larry Norman at some point. This page is largely a time capsule of my late teens and early twenties, circa the year 2000, when I made more of a conscious effort to listen to Christian music.


New Zealand worship band Form were significant for my generation; making church worship music that sounded less like Michael W. … Continue Reading Form

Jars of Clay

Jars of Clay were formed when keyboardist Charlie Lowell met vocalist Dan Haseltine at Greenville College, Illinois; Lowell initially noticed … Continue Reading Jars of Clay

The 2nd Chapter of Acts

The Ward siblings formed a band almost by accident – Nelly and Matthew Ward lost their parents while they were … Continue Reading The 2nd Chapter of Acts

Christian Contemporary Music – Miscellany

Album reviews of CCM artists who don’t qualify for their own page. Earthsuit | Tim Hughes | Solace Earthsuit Kaleidoscope … Continue Reading Christian Contemporary Music – Miscellany

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