From humble beginnings in 1880 with only 151 delegates, and in spite of several major splits, the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. remains the largest black Baptist convention, counting millions of members from churches, district associations and state conventions across the Continental United States and around the world.
Songs and Other Worship Resources for Every GenerationIn the pages of Total Praise: Songs and Other Worship Resources for Every Generation, you will find a multi-faceted worship tool for your traditional or modern-day service. Ideal for pastors, choir directors, praise teams, and the assemblies they lead, this hymnal is great for anyone striving to give glory to God!
Total Praise contains:
Much more than a hymnal, this is a landmark publication that enables the people of God everywhere to offer Total Praise!
- 569 traditional and contemporary songs
- 52 Responsive Readings-one for every Sunday of the year
- 46 Litanies-Designed for special days throughout the year, such as Church Anniversaries, Advent, Singles Ministry, etc.
- Extensive indexes to find just the right music
- The best new songs, including the music of Richard Smallwood, Kurt Carr, and others
- Music of all styles: hymns, spirituals, historic and modern gospel, and praise and worship music
- Special Features—including the Church Covenant and Articles of Faith
Co-Published by GIA Publications, Inc. and the Sunday School Publishing Board of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.
The Sunday School Publishing Board (SSPB) is the official publisher of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. We serve more than 36,000 churches within our constituency and offer resources for African-American, multicultural, and diverse churches seeking sound curriculum, Bible study materials, and spiritual growth and discipleship resources to meet their needs. Our Faith Series Sunday school curriculum, S.E.E.D. discipleship series, Total Praise hymnal collection, and Vacation Bible School (VBS) materials are just a few of the product lines developed for enriching the spiritual growth and development of students of all ages, teachers, and those serving in leadership.
Some of the finest choirs in Atlanta teamed up at Cannon Chapel on the campus of Emory University to record excerpts from New Wine in Old Wineskins, Vols 1 & 2.
Conductors James Abbington and Uzee Brown highlight many soon-to-be classics in our worship and devotional time.
Familiar songs include: I Am Kept by the Grace of God; Thank You for Hearing Our Prayer; O Lord, Fix Me; Renew in Me a Right Spirit; Christ Is for Losers; As We Enter; and Oh, Give Thanks.