Music and Music Resources
Bethel Music | For the Sake of the World
Use: For the Sake of the World is a heart cry and a declaration. Written by Bethel Music artists widely known for their passionate, intimate worship, For the Sake of the World merges organic, authentic rhythms with driving electric sounds and pushes the musical boundaries of corporate worship—inviting listeners to experience fresh encounters with God. Recorded live at Bethel Church (Redding, CA), the project is receiving wide critical acclaim as it delivers inspiring new worship songs led by Brian & Jenn Johnson, Jeremy Riddle, William Matthews, and Steffany Frizzell-Gretzinger. For the first time, Bethel Music released an iTunes LP—an interactive album experience—featuring all 13 audio tracks, behind-the-scenes videos on “Community,” “Presence,” “The Arts,” “Culture,” and “The World,” as well as chord charts, photos, and more.
You can’t help but w ant to join in the worship, a truly epic album, get this album, worship God, & then go out and change the world. –LouderThanTheMusic.com
Dustin Smith Ministries | You Are the Fire
Use: Dustin Smith is a dynamic worship leader, songwriter, and powerful speaker whose influence is showing up on the international scene as an authority in worship. Thousands are experiencing the presence of God through his music. Dustin’s attitude towards worship and his clear-cut teachings are capturing the ears and hearts of believers around the world, leaving people with a fresh view and experience of who God is and what he wants to do for people today.
Recorded live at World Revival Church in Kansas City, You Are the Fire is full of uplifting and powerful worship. Joining Dustin to create this incredible night of worship were musicians Stu G, Michael Farren, Carl Albrecht, Jacob Lowery, and Joshua Brown. Giving God all the honor and praise he deserves, proclaiming God’s greatness, restoring hope, and increasing faith—listening to this album will leave you feeling restored and empowered.
EMI CMG| Cornerstone by Hillsong LIVE (Deluxe Edition)
Use: Hillsong LIVE has a commitment to continually resource the body of Christ with fresh songs of worship and a deep passion to see people connect with the Living God in a real and personal way. “Cornerstone,” offers fresh, new songs to congregations worldwide with a simple desire to place emphasis on Jesus and a prayer that people everywhere—regardless of circumstance—will be encouraged to find hope in Christ, the Cornerstone. Filled with songs such as the title track “Cornerstone,” the new anthem “Beneath the Waters (I Will Rise),” and the upbeat song of praise “Running,” our prayer is that this album will be a blessing to the global body of Christ, filling churches and homes with the worship of an ever-faithful God.
$11 – $15
in:ciite Media | Forever Yours by Gateway Worship
Use: Thirteen new worship songs from Gateway Worship are available on the newest release Forever Yours. Featuring the award-winning songwriters and worship leader team that make Gateway Worship, the record includes Thomas Miller, Walker Beach, Kari Jobe, Zach Neese, David Moore, Rebecca Pfortmiller, Sion Alford, and more.
“When we first began talking about recording Forever Yours, we knew that it was going to be more than just a CD release; we were committed to the message of redemption and the truth that as believers in Christ, we belong to him and are forever his,” said Thomas Miller, worship pastor for Gateway. Known for the significant impact they have made in modern worship, Gateway Worship’s latest project encourages hope and confirms the power of corporate worship and unity through lyrics and music that declare the glory of the Lord through all of the earth.
Integrity Music | Joy to the World by Lincoln Brewster
Use: New worship music for the Christmas season. The first Christmas collection from celebrated worship leader Lincoln Brewster, Joy to the World is a studio recording produced by Brewster and Colby Wedgeworth. Highlights include: “Little Drummer Boy” featuring a guest appearance by KJ-52; “Shout For Joy” penned by Lincoln, Paul Baloche, and Jason Ingram; and “Our God” the worship favorite written by Matt Redman, Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, and Jonas Myrin, which Lincoln has incorporated into Christmas services for his church.
In addition, Joy to the World features new arrangements of classic carols such as “Hark! the Herald Angels Sing,” “Do You Hear What I Hear?” and “O Holy Night (Another Hallelujah).” But perhaps the musical centerpiece for the whole project is “Miraculum,” a three-movement instrumental incorporating “Carol of the Bells,” “God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen,” “We Three Kings,” “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel,” and “O Holy Night.”
Propeller | Cultivation Generation
Cultivation Generation is a powerful worship experience that is rooted in bringing people together for the purpose of sending them out. Band leader and visionary Jeremiah Carlson (of The Neverclaim) is passionate about cultivating these ripe vessels of God’s love through music, encouraging them to grow into servant worshipers in the process. This album, recorded live at Cultivation Generation in the northwest, is a document of that experience. The songs are as powerful as they are diverse, harvesting some of the Vineyard movement’s most revered worship leaders and songwriters for a collection that will inspire any listener to experience God’s presence in a profound new way.
vineyardworship.com or visit iTunes: go.wlmag.com/cultivationgeneration
Sovereign Grace Music | From Age to Age
Use: For over 25 years, Sovereign Grace Music has been producing Christ-exalting songs and training for the local church. On From Age to Age, Sovereign Grace writers reached back for inspiration to hymn writers of the past like Martin Luther, Augustus Toplady, and Charles Wesley. The result is 14 new and updated hymns that combine rich, theologically driven lyrics with singable melodies for the glory of the Savior whose praises know no end.
The Father’s House | Shine on Us by Joseph & Tosha Zwanziger
Use: Shine on Us is the debut live worship album from Joseph & Tosha Zwanziger (featured in this issue’s “Worship Radar” section), worship pastors at The Father’s House in Vacaville, California—a church with over 4,500 in weekly attendance—birthed with a passion for God’s presence. Recorded with good friend Stu G (One Sonic Society), Shine on Us is a collection of songs from the local church, for the local church. Upon first listen, you will encounter God through this recording and be moved to use the songs in your live-worship setting.
*Special—for Worship Leader magazine only—Shine on Us is Joseph & Tosha’s free gift to you. Log on to josephandtosha.com, follow the link for the Worship Leader magazine “gift,” and use the code “WLMAG” to get your free copy. Visit josephandtosha.com for your free gift, chord charts, videos, hear what others are saying, and more.
Free (normally $15)
Word Entertainment | Redeemed Bundle by Big Daddy Weave
Redeemed—The Song Your Church Is Singing
Use: Enjoy the entire album, Love Come to Life, along with the shirt that says it all. Love Come To Life, the latest album from Christian music mainstays Big Daddy Weave, features one of the biggest hit songs from 2012, “Redeemed.” Along with that life-changing proclamation, enjoy all of the powerful songs that make up this heartfelt collection from Big Daddy Weave.
Worship leaders, enjoy exclusive free shipping through the Christmas season in Big Daddy Weave’s store with the code BDWWorship. Offer ends 12/31/12
Redeemed Bundle includes:
• Love Come To Life CD
• Redeemed T-Shirt
Word Music | Christmas by Francesca Battistelli
Use: Word Music brings you the first Christmas songbook by Dove Award winner Francesca Battistelli. The perfect companion to her newly released album titled, Christmas also includes bonus song, “Be Born in Me,” featured on The Story tour and video. Great for solo church use or for special Christmas events. Be sure to pick up your copy today and spread the joy of our Savior, Jesus.
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