Contemporary Hymns for Praise & Worship
About This List
Contemporary hymns are not new, and not old, but somewhere in the middle. They are the perfect union of traditional words and melodies and modern music. These contemporary hymn arrangements embrace the beauty of singing these songs with believers through the ages while doing it in a new and unique way.
Hymns have been written all through the ages. Thousands of these songs have stood the test of time, uniting generations in a common voice of worship. Hymns are still being written today, with an intentional focus on penning timeless melodies, multiple verses full of rich theology, and sometimes a chorus to tie the themes together. Here is a list of our most popular modern worship hymns, generally written after 1990. Who knows, maybe we'll still be singing some of these songs in the 2100s.
Hymns have a way of connecting us to the faith of our fathers and mothers. Their melodies have stood the test of time, and their lyrics bring theological depth to our worship. Sometimes, the only thing lacking is a musical arrangement that fits the style of our modern times. These songs were arranged to bridge that gap. Here's a list of the top modernized hymns of worship.