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Hymn writers for tHe modern CHristian
By Caroline lusk
For centuries, hymns have been the voice of worshippers...the voice of the church...the voice of life.
Today, Irish modern hymn writers Keith and Kristyn Getty are adding to the chorus.
Hymns for the Christian Life is the fourth US release from the duo and, through Irish melodies, Bluegrass and country nuances, it is a welcome addition to today’s hymnal.
“These are primarily hymns about life,” says Keith Getty. “Songs about the working day, community, money, wisdom...We’re taking the stuff of life and helping to join the dots.”
Written primarily in their new home of Nashville, Tenn., the songs represent their own lives as parents, partners and workers.
“We believe the Gospel story touches every part of life, so these new songs are a reflection of those