This is the third post featuring new worship songs of 2012 that I’ve already taught at my church or will be soon. I’d love to hear what songs you’ve been doing in your churches this year that people are loving!
If you want to check out the other posts, here you go:
One of the most common questions I get from other worship leaders is “How do you find new songs to do at your church?” I have lots of great sources (and Christian radio is not one of them) but over the next few posts I want to share with you some of the best new worship songs of 2012 which have had the most impact in our church as well as some new worship songs that I’m hoping to introduce to our congregation before the year is over.
This is not a list of the best new worship songs released in 2012 but songs that we have already taught at our church this year which have been well-received and some which we are expecting to teach over the next few months. I’ll hilight three songs in each post to give you a handful of new songs which you may want to introduce in your church if you are looking for new songs.
Vertical Church Band – Not For A Moment
I had the pleasure of hearing Meredith Andrews sing this song this summer and knew right away we had to do it at our church. I heard an interview where she talked about taking the familiar “I will never leave you or forsake you” phrase and turning it around to “Not for a moment did you forsake me.” Beautiful. This has been wonderful for our congregation to sing.
Jeremy Riddle – This Is Amazing Grace
This is a brand new song off the latest Bethel Live album and I only heard it a couple of weeks ago but once I did I knew that we’d be adding it to our library. Great melody, solid lyric and I’m already excited to hear my church singing this one. This video is a bit sketchy but grab the song off iTunes – it is fantastic! (UPDATE: Thanks to Chris who commented below with a better video of this song!)
What are some new songs your church is doing this year?