For The Sake Of The World is the heart cry, and a declaration, by the Bethel Music artists widely known for their passionate, intimate worship.
“It’s for the world to see us burning for Him,” says Brian Johnson, sharing the purpose for the album. “There’
“I think God wants to wake his church up to the reality that he wants to visit, that he wants to interact with his people,” adds Jeremy Riddle. “When we gather together as a people in worship, it’s not meant to be this one way street where we are directing our praise and our adoration up to heaven, but he actually wants to inhabit that activity.”
And in that exchange, Bethel Music artists have come to expect the unexpected. Jenn Johnson says, “It’s fun to come to church and start to lead worship and you just have no idea what is going to happen- how He is going to show up...We just come expectant.”
In addition to the 13-track For The Sake Of The World CD, the combination “digipak” product features a DVD that contains all 13 songs plus “The Arts,” “Community,”
For the first time, Bethel Music also releases an iTunes LP®. The For The Sake Of The World LP features all 13 audio and video tracks on the CD and DVD, all five behind-the-scenes videos, plus 11 song charts, a Photo Gallery, Album Credits, social media links for Bethel artists and the Worship U Video featuring information on the Online Bethel School of Worship.
Produced by Brian Johnson, Ian McIntosh and Jeffrey Kunde, For The Sake Of The World also features Chris Quilala (Jesus Culture) on drums; Brian Johnson and Kunde on Acoustic Guitar; Mike Pope and Kunde on Electric Guitar; Brandon Aaronson and Mackenzie on bass; McIntosh on Keys; and additional percussion, violin, cello, lap steel and background vocalists.
The full For The Sake Of The World CD/DVD track listing and featured vocalists follows:
1) To Our God (Brian Johnson)
2) Our Father (Jenn Johnson)
3) Everything To You (Spontaneous)
4) This is Amazing Grace (Jeremy Riddle)
5) You Have Won Me (Brian Johnson)
6) I Really Love You (Spontaneous)
7) Who You Are (Jenn Johnson)
8) Forgiven (Brian Johnson)
9) In Your Light (Jeremy Riddle)
10) Freedom (William Matthews)
11) Closer (Steffany Frizzell-Gretzinger)
12) This is What You Do (William Matthews)
13) For The Sake of the World (Brian Johnson)
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About Bethel Music:
Bethel Music, formed as an organic extension of Bethel Church, represents the worship of the church, which leads a rapidly growing “Global Legacy” association of nearly 2,000 churches around the world. The heart of Bethel Music is to be a steward of the worship being created and released at Bethel Church, making it a resource available to the world. In addition to the thousands of people that attend Bethel Church’s weekly worship service, another 100,000-plus people tune in each week via the internet to stream portions of the service at www.ibethel.org. More about Bethel Music can be found at www.bethelmusic.com.
Integrity Music is a division of David C Cook, a nonprofit global resource provider serving the Church with life-transforming materials. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Integrity Music’s resources are distributed in more than 160 countries and sold worldwide. Additional information can be found at www.integritymusic.com.