Tag: ccm

  • 34 – For the Beauty of the Earth

    This week, we continue our discussion of Beauty and Craft. Stay tuned as we have a giveaway this week!

  • 30 – As the Deer

    This week, we offer up a song versus song on paraphrases of Psalm 42-43, and, as it happens, Psalm 63. We are looking at Tomlin's Waterfall and The Sing Team's Satisfied in You

  • Artist Poor Bishop Hooper performing

    28 – Rock of Ages Cleft for Me

    A warm welcome to special guest Poor Bishop Hooper! We discuss their recent and ongoing project EveryPsalm, touch on their song writing process, discuss the challenges and joys with the project, and much more.

  • 25 – Oh Come Let Us Adore Him

    The episode in which Bryan and Grant think through a few types of praise: adoration, blessing, and thanksgiving.

  • The Billboard Hot Christian songs chart edited to show Lauren Daigle's song You Say as the number 0 song.

    Billboard Moves “You Say” to the Newly Created #0 Position

    Billboard has changed the Hot Christian Chart so that it begins with a #0 position as opposed to the traditional #1 position. This will open up the #1 position for future competitive songs while allowing the “You Say” phenomenon to stand firm.

  • 16.1 – Thou My Soul’s Glory, Joy, and Crown

    Psalm 16 Follow up A couple points of follow up. To all those in Rome who are loved by God and called to be saints: Grace to you and peace […]

  • 13 – Jesus I Come to Thee

    Recently, Christian worship music leader Jeremy Riddle posted: “I find myself increasingly troubled when I look at western Christian culture and see such a startling lack of representation or instruction […]

  • 12 – Hallelujah! Christ Arose!

    Psalm of the Week – Psalm 12 Intro Starting things off, we briefly discuss two fairly popular songs and ask some questions of the lyrics. Through Your Eyes You love […]

  • 11.1 – Though the darkness hide Thee

    This is part 1 of a two part study of 12 Type 1 songs (that is usually sung in worship) that really ought to be more Type 2 (that is […]

  • 10 – Jesus, Jesus, Precious Jesus

    Psalm 10 This week, your hosts open by talking about the top 10 streamed Christian songs that Spotify put out a little bit ago. Then we dive into our main […]

  • 08 – The act of singing: I sing the mighty power of God

    Bryan and Grant start by reviewing two collaborations that pair artists that are a bit off with those who are 🔥 Nobody by Casting Crowns ft Matthew West Echo by […]

  • 05 – Lift up your voice and with us sing

    Psalm Reading: Psalm 5 The kids ruined my 2019 playlist, but here it is anyway. Our main topic is working through 5 (actually 6) categories of songs from the point […]

  • 04 – Love Lifted Even Me

    This is the Hard Love episode. We’re not fans, but we bring it up to show the difference between Christian music and Christian-sounding music. Send your Love/Hate mail to [email protected] […]

  • 03 – All Other Ground is Sinking Sand

    This week on Balm in Gilead:Heart, Soul, Mind, Strength; Spirit and Truth; A Living Sacrifice. What makes up a good worship song? What characteristics might you look for? Bryan and […]

  • 03a – What a Beautiful Fame (Bonus Episode)

    This is our off week, but we had so much to say, we cut a bonus episode all about some old news that was newer when we recorded. So here […]

  • How Firm a Foundation

    Psalm 2 This week, Bryan and Grant discuss the foundational roots from which they assess worship songs. This includes a brief discussion of the Regulative Principle of Worship (RPW) cf. […]

  • This Is My Story, This Is My Song

    Introducing the Balm in Gilead podcast Hello, this is Bryan and Grant and together we make up the Balm in Gilead podcast. In our first episode, we introduce ourselves, tell […]

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