STYLE: MOR / Soft Pop RATING OUR PRODUCT CODE: 16900- LABEL: Integrity IMD807 FORMAT: CD Album ITEMS: 1
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Reviewed by Tony Cummings
The sleeve to this 'participatory worship musical' produced by Tom Fettke tells us "through moving narration, inspiring testimony, and the best of contemporary praise and worship and traditional hymns, you will be encouraged and drawn into a deeper expression of worship..." to which this reviewer must add the rejoinder, "if you're moved by HUGE MOR choirs and arrangements which make Liberace sound understated". For those of us who like these kind of lush brand of inspirational orchestration/choir arrangements fine though personally I found them an exercise in peculiarly American over-the-topness. Let me offer a few crumbs of comfort, there are some great songs here (Henry Smith's "Give Thanks", Don Moen's "I Want To Be Where You Are", Ron Kenoly's "Jesus Is Alive"). But really this is recommended only to Tom Fettke enthusiasts.
A worship event for all seasons! Be inspired with contemporary worship songs, traditional hymns, and moving narration by Don Moen.
Awarded the Dove Praise And Worship Musical of The Year.
'God With Us 'reminds us that God not far away but is always with us and desires close fellowship with us