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  • Congregational singing alive and well at 'Sing!' conf.

    by Bob Smietana, posted Friday, September 22, 2017 (4 months ago)

    Photo by Katie Shull
    BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (BP) -- The first time Keith Getty sat down to write the melody for a new hymn, he penned the now-classic tune for "In Christ Alone."

    It's been all downhill from there, Getty said with a wry smile at the recent "Sing!" conference in Nashville.

    A few of his friends may disagree. Read More

  • Worship & missions: An interview with Keith Getty

    by Rodney Calfee, posted Monday, July 03, 2017 (6 months ago)

    Photo by Maggie Mae Everett
    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Many Southern Baptists may know the Gettys for "In Christ Alone," a beautiful hymn Keith Getty and Stuart Townend penned in 2000 and the church has been singing ever since.

    Keith and Kristyn Getty, along with others, have written many more, some of which tie directly to the missionary activity of the church. During the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting in Phoenix in June, the International Mission Board's Rodney Calfee sat down with Keith to discuss worship and missions. Read More

  • Getty song 'For the Cause' dedicated as official SEBTS hymn

    by Harper McKay, posted Friday, June 03, 2016 (one year ago)

    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- In their latest album "Facing a Task Unfinished," Christian music artists Keith and Kristyn Getty, have dedicated their song, "For the Cause" to Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and President Danny Akin. It will now serve as the official hymn for SEBTS and The College at Southeastern.

    "We're so excited to be involved with helping train the leaders of the next generation … and are particularly excited about Southeastern's missional and global view," Keith Getty said. Read More