I’m having serious regrets for missing out on TGC13 (The Gospel Coalition National Conference). As much as I can’t wait for all of the audio and video, there’s nothing like face-to-face gospel fellowship among thousands of like-minded bothers and sisters!
In the meantime, I’m finding solace in the Songs from the Book of Luke, a collection of songs written by the church, for the church. This is one more evidence of the gospel-centered movement being more than just a fad, but actually revival–when God’s people sing “a new song” soaked and saturated in the Word of Truth! Check out the website for samples and chord sheets. Checkout their Bandcamp page and stream the whole album for free.
Here’s a little more info about the project. Enjoy!
For as long as God’s people have gathered, they have written poems and songs about the glory of God and the wonder of redemption. As the church, we sing to celebrate. We sing to remember. We sing to give voice to hope, even in the midst of life’s greatest trials.
Songs for the Book of Luke is an album by the church, for the church. The songwriters and musicians on this album all serve in congregations across the country, from New York to St. Louis to Seattle, to Dallas and many places in between. These songs have roots in the Scriptures (all of these songs are inspired by the Book of Luke) and seek, above all else, to glorify God and serve his people.
It’s been amazing to work on this project and see how much creativity is thriving in local congregations. More than 200 songs were submitted for consideration. We hope that this album might encourage churches to empower and release artists serving in their congregations to “sing a new song.” Most of all, we hope that as you listen, as you sing, and as churches consider singing these songs, you’ll be refreshed and reminded once again of the richness of the Book of Luke and the glory of our Savior.