New IN: Worship
Christy OlsenUsing Obscure Songs
Are there any not-so-well-known songs that you’ve used recently? Making room for good songs that aren’t widely used can be an effective way to add theological breadth and musical diversity.
February 26, 2015 1 1 comments

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