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Playlist

At St Phils we have a specific set of about 50 songs which we regularly sing in our Sunday services. The preview of our Spotify playlist is found below. We made this playlist so that our members can be encouraged and built up by the songs we sing during the week as well.

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  • The Bill Hybels News Isn’t Just Another Pastor Sex Scandal
    Willow Creek changed how Americans do church. What happens now? Listeners interested in the deeper issues raised by the Bill Hybels allegations may also be interested in Episode 102: When You Hear Sexual Misconduct Allegations About Your Pastoror Episode 80: Supporting the Opposite Gender in the Christian Workplace. Last year, Willow Creek Community Church founder […]
  • John Piper Changed ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness.’ Experts Weigh In.
    Reformed tweaks to Methodist hit raise the question: Should hymns keep the theological orientation of their authors? The worship team at The Gospel Coalition's recent women’s conference selected “Great Is Thy Faithfulness” to conclude speaker John Piper’s remarks. But the prolific preacher and writer was concerned that the lyrics didn’t thematically match his sermon. So, […]
  • The Healing of Willow Creek
    Misguided loyalty harmed this historic congregation. True loyalty can redeem it. In light of the resignation of its pastoral staff and elder board, it’s time to rally around Willow Creek Community Church with support and prayers. With those resignations, and the repentance they suggest, Willow has an opportunity to enter into a new fruitful season […]
  • Learning to See Your Single Neighbor
    The more the church recognizes our worth, the better we can integrate into the church. I recently found myself in tears over a beautiful white couch. Someone had kindly offered this couch to me for free, but I had no way to pick it up, transport it, and store it. After more than a week […]
  • What We Lose When Hymnbooks Disappear
    Tangible objects of faith play an essential role in binding a community of believers together. When I was in Sunday school in third grade, my teacher seemed ancient. Each Sunday, with hair a bit askew, he’d pump our hands as we walked in the door because he was so glad to see us. We’d earn […]

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