Whether it's hot, humid, or dry, summer is a perfect time to reconnect and get in touch with your friends, family, and community. That means picnics, BBQs, and family cookouts are underway—and someone needs to be in charge of the music. While grills are blazing and ice-cold drinks are dripping, there's no better way to beat the heat than with some fresh summer songs from some of your favorite Christian artists, featuring the likes of @We The Kingdom, @Dante Bowe, @Phil Wickham, and more.
In the season of renewal, these popular Christian songs serve as an uplifting reminder of God's provision for us and that we can always rely on Him. Here are 10 songs that you can blast at your next gathering to get your spirits moving and in the summer mood.
1. Matthew West "What If"
Matthew West kicks off our list with a fun tune about living life with no regrets. In his latest single, “What If,” the K-LOVE Fan Award winner brings along his family as they join in on the fun in the official music video.
For more about the song, read Matthew West Is Living Life With No “What If” In Song.
2. Apollo LTD "Sunday Morning Feeling"
This might just be the song of the summer! Apollo LTD's “Sunday Morning Feeling” is an upbeat and bouncy track that's perfect for lifting your spirit and getting your feet moving. Open the windows and turn up the sound on this new summertime anthem.
For more about the song, read Apollo LTD is Counting Blessings with that “Sunday Morning Feeling” in New Summer Song.
3. Phil Wickham "House Of The Lord"
There certainly is "joy in the house of the Lord!" Phil Wickham shows us just how contagious joy can be in the latest single from his eighth studio album, Hymn of Heaven. This "how-are-you-not-dancing-right-now" song is the perfect addition to any summer celebration.
For more about the song, read Phil Wickham Invites Joy into the “House of the Lord” with Latest Song Release.
4. Coby James "Brand New"
Mellowing things out is the R&B beat-driven "Brand New" from newcomer @Coby James. With a soaring falsetto, backed by a Gospel choir groove, the 19-year-old's sunny vocals conjure Shawn Mendes, while his lyrics mimic the depth and thoughtfulness of John Mayer.
For more about the song, read Newcomer Coby James Makes a Smooth Debut With “Brand New” Song.
5. Dante Bowe "Joyful"
There's plenty of joy this summer as energetic singer/songwriter @Dante Bowe elevates our ears with this feel-good track. There's no better time of year than when the sun is out to make the most of every moment.
For more about the song, read Dante Bowe Debuts “Joyful” New Single.
6. TobyMac "Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)"
It can be easy to miss the message of "Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)," with its smooth beat and snappy rhythm. The song's message of hope is fitting, however, as it serves as a reminder that God has got things under control—no matter where we are in life.
For more about the song, read TobyMac Writes New Song “Help Is On The Way (Maybe Midnight)” in the Aftermath of Losing His Son.
7. Crowder "Good God Almighty"
Get ready to clap your hands and stomp your feet. “Good God Almighty” is equal parts swampy modern pop and full-on retro Gospel choir, led by @Crowder’s signature gravelly vocals.
For more about the song, read Crowder Returns with Gospel Singalong “Good God Almighty.”
8. We The Kingdom "Child of Love"
Featuring vocals and electric guitar from NEEDTOBREATHE’s Bear Rinehart, the explosive tune will have you feeling the power of God's love. By the end of the song, there's no doubt this epic jam will have you up on your feet!
For more about the song, read We The Kingdom Declares Believers to be Children of Love in Newest Song.
9. CAIN "Yes He Can"
This is the perfect track to get your spirit motivated. The uplifting pop song "Yes He Can," from sibling trio @CAIN, points to God’s faithfulness in our past to serve as a reminder of His future promises yet to come.
For more about the song, read Can God Move Your Mountain? CAIN Says, “Yes He Can!” in New Song.
10. Rhett Walker "Gospel Song"
Rounding off our list, there "ain’t nothing like a gospel song"! @Rhett Walker's summer melody won't just have you singing it again and again, but you might just find the entire BBQ party dancing along.
For more about the song, read Rhett Walker Declares 'There Ain't Nothing Like A Gospel Song.'
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