Tag: Chinese Hymnal

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3 Questions: Interview with Scott Callaham

Songs from the Heart

《心中音乐》(Xin Zhong Yinyue, Songs from the Heart), a hymnbook by Scott Callaham is now available. Songs from the Heart includes 41 hymns written in Chinese with Western music notation, Chinese-style numerical notation, and guitar chords for each hymn.

Joann Pittman recently talked with Scott to find out more about how a former submariner from Texas ended up composing hymns in Chinese. She posed three questions.

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Youth Hymns and Chinese Christian Hymnody in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Youth Hymns played a significant role in Chinese Christian hymnody and continues its legacy in the twenty-first century. This is the story.

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Stream of Praise

Listening to contemporary Christian worship music—in Mandarin!

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Fair Name of Jesus

A hymn to the tune of a popular Chinese tradtional folk song—茉莉花, "Jasmine Flower."

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My Heart Looks in Faith

Praising Jesus to the tune of a Yangtze boatmen's song. 

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Jesus, Keep Me Near the Cross

A hymn that is much loved by Chinese Christians who worship in unregistered churches as well as those who worship in registered churches.

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Father, We Praise Thee

Another ancient hymn sung by Christians in China.

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Chinese Church Music

Holy, Holy, Holy

The first in a new series on church music in China.

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Joyful News of the Resurrection

Singing on Easter morning with hundreds of Chinese brothers and sisters was a tiny glimpse of heaven. 

Chinese Church Voices

Audio Now Available for Chinese New Hymnal

The Yanjing Theological Seminary student choir singing the hymns of the New Hymnal—a resource for churches in China.