The Top 40 CCLI Countdown

WORSHIP AT HOME: The Digital Hymnal

DIGITAL HYMNAL OF THE DAY … as we consider how to “Worship at Home,” what hymnals can we use that will fill our “church at home” with beautiful, uplifting, and inspiring music?
I would like to suggest that YouTube could fulfill this task. For the next 40 days, we will do a “Top 40 Countdown” of the most popular and the most frequent worship songs in use in the USA, according to the CCLI list.

The song for today – #40:

One of the favorite segments on American Bandstand was “Rate a Record” – where teens would listen to a new song and give it a rating, as in “I give it an 8, because it’s got a beat and you can dance to it.”

As we learn to “Worship at Home” where will we find the music to lift our spirits and touch our hearts with emotion? Each day we will share a “new song” from the 40 most popular in the USA and ask you to rate it from 1-10 in three categories:
– How did it influence you emotionally?
– How did the words inspire you spiritually?
– Would you like to hear it in our worship service?

Please share your ratings and thoughts in the comments below, along with a YouTube link to other versions that you might prefer.

The “Top 40” Christian Worship songs are drawn from the CCLI list of songs actually sung in churches that emphasize contemporary Christian worship over the past 12 months.

40 Jesus Messiah Chris Tomlin, Daniel Carson, Ed Cash, Jesse Reeves CCLI#: 5183443

39 This I Believe (The Creed) Ben Fielding, Matt Crocker CCLI#: 7018338

38 Goodness Of God Ben Fielding, Brian Johnson, Ed Cash, Jason Ingram, Jenn Johnson CCLI#: 7117726

37 Hosanna (Praise Is Rising) Brenton Brown, Paul Baloche CCLI#: 4662491

36 Here I Am To Worship Tim Hughes CCLI#: 3266032

35 Our God Chris Tomlin, Jesse Reeves, Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman CCLI#: 5677416

34 Stand In Your Love Ethan Hulse, Josh Baldwin, Mark Harris, Rita Springer CCLI#: 7107821

33 How Great Thou Art Stuart Wesley Keene Hine CCLI#: 14181

32 Open Up The Heavens Andi Rozier, James Macdonald, Jason Ingram, Meredith Andrews, Stuart Garrard CCLI#: 6304702

31 Mighty To Save Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan CCLI#: 4591782

30 Tremble Andres Figueroa, Hank Bentley, Mariah McManus, Mia Fieldes CCLI#: 7065049

29 Blessed Be Your Name Beth Redman, Matt Redman CCLI#: 3798438

28 Great Things Jonas Myrin, Phil Wickham CCLI#: 7111321

27 RESURRECTING Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Matthew Ntlele, Steven Furtick, Wade Joye CCLI#: 7051507

26 How Deep The Father’s Love For Us Stuart Townend CCLI#: 1558110

25 Death Was Arrested Adam Kersh, Brandon Coker, Heath Balltzglier, Paul Taylor Smith CCLI#: 7046448

24 Revelation Song Jennie Lee Riddle CCLI#: 4447960

23 Amazing Grace (My Chains Are Gone) Chris Tomlin, John Newton, Louie Giglio CCLI#: 4768151

22 Do It Again Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Matt Redman, Steven Furtick CCLI#: 7067555

21 No Longer Slaves Brian Johnson, Joel Case, Jonathan David Helser CCLI#: 7030123

20 Cornerstone Edward Mote, Eric Liljero, Jonas Myrin, Reuben Morgan, William Batchelder Bradbury CCLI#: 6158927

19 Holy Spirit Bryan Torwalt, Katie Torwalt CCLI#: 6087919

18 How Great Is Our God Chris Tomlin, Ed Cash, Jesse Reeves CCLI#: 4348399

17 King Of My Heart John Mark McMillan, Sarah McMillan CCLI#: 7046145

16 Lord I Need You Christy Nockels, Daniel Carson, Jesse Reeves, Kristian Stanfill, Matt Maher CCLI#: 5925687

15 O Praise The Name (Anástasis) Benjamin Hastings, Dean Ussher, Marty Sampson CCLI#: 7037787

14 In Christ Alone Keith Getty, Stuart Townend CCLI#: 3350395

13 O Come To The Altar Chris Brown, Mack Brock, Steven Furtick, Wade Joye CCLI#: 7051511

12 Good Good Father Anthony Brown, Pat Barrett CCLI#: 7036612

11 Raise A Hallelujah Jake Stevens, Jonathan David Helser, Melissa Helser, Molly Skaggs CCLI#: 7119315

10 The Lion And The Lamb Brenton Brown, Brian Johnson, Leeland Mooring CCLI#: 7038281

9 10,000 Reasons (Bless The Lord) Jonas Myrin, Matt Redman CCLI#: 6016351

8 Glorious Day Jason Ingram, Jonathan Smith, Kristian Stanfill, Sean Curran CCLI#: 7081388

7 Reckless Love Caleb Culver, Cory Asbury, Ran Jackson CCLI#: 7089641

6 Great Are You Lord David Leonard, Jason Ingram, Leslie Jordan CCLI#: 6460220

5 This Is Amazing Grace Jeremy Riddle, Josh Farro, Phil Wickham CCLI#: 6333821

4 What A Beautiful Name Ben Fielding, Brooke Ligertwood CCLI#: 7068424

3 Living Hope Brian Johnson, Phil Wickham CCLI#: 7106807

2 Who You Say I Am Ben Fielding, Reuben Morgan CCLI#: 7102401

1 Build My Life Brett Younker, Karl Martin, Kirby Kaple, Matt Redman, Pat Barrett CCLI#: 7070345

QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION: Let’s have a conversation! Please reflect upon the questions below as you consider the material presented above. In a comment, share your thoughts and additional questions. What would you like to know?

What grabbed your attention?
What is the human need or problem?
What questions do you have about any quotes provided?
Does the Bible say anything about this?
What solutions do you see for the problem?
What specifically could we begin to do to make a change?

SORCE: This list is from: CCLI Top 100 Worship Songs – December 2019,

Additional Resources
Kinmundy United Methodist Church is located at 308 E. Third Street, Kinmundy, IL 62854. Worship begins at 9 am Sundays. The building is handicap accessible.
Wesley United Methodist Church is located at 3381 Kinoka Raod, Patoka, IL 62875 in the country between Kinmundy and Patoka. Worship begins at 10.45 am Sundays.
VISION: We are a functional family of God, where Jesus is Lord and people grow.
MISSION: Every layperson is called to carry out the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20); every layperson is called to be missional. (¶126 of the 2016 Book of Discipline)
Paradigm: There are two kinds of people in this world: people who need to become disciples and disciples who need to become disciple makers.

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