Resources

Hymns

  • Hymnary.org is a comprehensive database of hymnals, hymns and composers.
  • Jonathan Aigner’s blog Ponder Anew offers startling critiques of modern praise and worship music.
  • Discipleship Ministries of The United Methodist Church offers a blog on the History of Hymns.
  • Ask Her About Hymns has fresh reflections on hymns from a mainline Christian perspective.
  • The Wordwise Hymns blog contains hundreds of histories of hymns and gospel songs from an evangelical perspective.
  • David’s Hymn Blog offers theological and musical analysis of hymns.

Spirituality

  • Pray as You Go is a fantastic resource offering a musical reflection on lectionary texts.
  • For longer reflection sessions I recommend the Christian Meditation Podcast, which provides 20 minute guided meditations.

Friends

  • Dr. John Hughes recorded 129 episodes of Choir Chat, which features well-known figures in the choral world.
  • Olivia Cannon’s blog Willful Wonderment is contains personal, poetic reflections from an evangelical perspective.