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Keith and Kristyn Getty have been at the forefront of the modern hymn movement over the past decade demonstrating the ability to successfully bridge the gap between the traditional and contemporary.

CAROLS AND TELLING THE STORY AGAIN AND AGAIN…by Keith Getty

LIVE VIDEO AT: http://youtu.be/w8CChqLeChk As the holidays approach, I often remember my days as a student in music class. My high school music teacher lived for Christmas carols. I spoke with him recently as I was working on our new … Continue reading

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Where is the sort of art that will capture the imagination of the movers and shapers of our world? J.A.C. Redford http://bit.ly/rifTSf

The first article, which initially appeared years ago in The Life (a publication of Creative Trust) is written by our old friend and internationally renowned composer J.A.C. Redford. In his moving piece, Redford states the need for a Christian renaissance … Continue reading

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“Holy Spirit, Living Breath of God” (VIDEO)

Watch the whole video EXCLUSIVELY on Facebook: http://on.fb.me/lIcexq In 2001, after Stuart Townend and I wrote “In Christ Alone,” we set a goal of writing a collection of hymns based on each of the main statements of the Apostle’s Creed. … Continue reading

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3 FREE Easter Hymns – St. Patrick’s Day Sale Begins!

“Behold the Lamb (Communion Hymn)” A quiet song for communion written in four verses: preparation, bread, wine and response…download FREE mp3, pdf and read more here “The Power of the Cross” Recorded by both Heather Headley and Kristyn Getty, this hymn … Continue reading

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When One Plus One Equals Three

Lessons learned in the art of collaboration Many ideas grow better when transplanted into another mind than the one where they sprang up.” Oliver Wendell Holmes Ten years ago I had the pleasure of meeting songwriter Stuart Townend. Stuart had … Continue reading

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Standing on Strong Shoulders

The inspiration behind the modern hymn ‘By Faith’. Several years ago I turned to a wise and older friend for some much-needed advice. My friend humbly replied that while he didn’t have all the answers, he’d gladly offer his shoulders … Continue reading

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By David Neff (Christianity Today) – Ten Good Ideas from Contemporary Hymn Writer Keith Getty

Irish songwriter Keith Getty began his workshop Tuesday at the National Worship Leaders Conference by telling those who had come to learn how to write a great worship song to leave. “Because art is the expression of life, you cannot … Continue reading

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