Don Moen - Give Thanks: 25th Anniversary Edition Audio Samples Available

Give Thanks: 25th Anniversary Edition by Don Moen

Cross Rhythms Rating: 7/10
CD: Album
Tags: MOR / Soft Pop, CD, Worship, Album
Normal Dispatch Time: 1-5 days
Re-release of this 1986 best-seller to celebrate 25 years of Integrity Music.

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  1. 1. Give Thanks
  2. 2. Let The Redeemed
  3. 3. Ah, Lord God
  4. 4. What A Mighty God We Serve
  5. 5. I Will Celebrate
  6. 6. Jehovah-Jireh
  7. 7. I Am The God That Healeth Thee
  8. 8. I Will Bless The Lord
  9. 9. My Soul Follows Hard After Thee
  10. 10. Lord, I'm Gonna Love You
  11. 11. Like A Shepherd
  12. 12. Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord
  13. 13. Worthy, You Are Worthy
  14. 14. You Are My God
  15. 15. Give Thanks (Reprise)
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Reviewed by Stella Redburn

This was the first album of Christian worship songs ever recorded by Don Moen, who went on to have a 20 year career as a singer/songwriter/worship leader. It is a live album, recorded at Covenant Church, Mobile, Alabama and in 1995 it went gold, selling more than 500,000 copies. It became the label's best-selling release, achieving more than one million copies world wide. The stated focus of the album is God as Jehova-Rapha, which means "the Lord our healer" and the live recording was followed by an extended time of worship, which included several reports of physical healings. The enthusiasm is contagious, the arrangements and production are MOR slick and the motivation is clearly Spirit-led. The title track was closely associated with Moen at the time and he begins and ends with it. The album is split into medleys, which works well as it is not too stop-start with the simple choruses. There is an opening block of praise, then a section with an Israeli feel. The middle section is perhaps the most moving, as they get into the healing ministry with Don's own songs "I Am The God That Healeth Thee", "Like A Shepherd", which blossoms into a beautiful extended time of worship, "Blessed Be The Name Of The Lord" and "Worthy, You Are Worthy". This re-release makes me realise just how far Christian contemporary worship has come in 25 years. There certainly is a place for these ultra simple, three chord, four line choruses, both in pumped up, high octane praise and in meditational worship. But it's sobering to realise that 25 years ago, that's all the congregations had, except for hymns.

Style: MOR / Soft Pop
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 16904
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Hosanna! Music 000768000724
Items: 1
Release Date: 1986

Re-release of this 1986 best-seller to celebrate 25 years of Integrity Music.

This best-selling Hosanna! Music gold album has touched thousands of people worldwide with its message of God's healing presence. Don Moen leads a joyful congregation with uplifting and encouraging songs of praise and healing.

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13-track offering from the easy listening praise and worship veteran.

For more information about Don Moen, check the Don Moen Artist Profile on the main Cross Rhythms website for news stories, feature articles, interviews and much more. (Link opens in new window)

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