Classic songs of joy: Arkansas pastors say singing celebrates birth of Christ in ways spoken word can't

Pastors say singing timeless carols celebrates the birth of Christ in ways the spoken word cannot

Posted: December 24, 2016 at 5:01 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette nativity illustration.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette nativity illustration.

Carols and hymns are an essential part of Advent and Christmas worship services and for many churchgoers worship wouldn't be the same without the beloved songs telling the story of Christ's birth through music.


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