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Don’t you just love doing those “30 Day” challenges? Movies, music, all sorts of fun stuff. We thought it would be fun to do one here on the Gospel Soundcheck blog, but with one noteable difference: every 7 days, you get to sing!
That’s right! Once every 7 days there’s an INTERACTIVE CHALLENGE where you’re invited to videotape yourself singing the song you pick. Upload the video to your YouTube account and then post the link in the comment section on that day’s post. We’ll pick some of our favorite videos to feature on the blog and in the Beliefnet Entertainment newsletter. (If you’re camera shy, just post your answer the same way as always. But really, don’t you want to sing?)
If you’ve never done one of these, it’s really simple. Click the link to the day you’re answering, and leave a comment on that day’s post. (For example “Day 1: All time favorite Christian song or hymn – Amazing Grace”) Start anytime with Day 1 and work through the 30 days. Remember that links to video answers for the interactive challenges have to be posted on that day to possibly be featured on the blog or in the newsletter.
Don’t worry if you’re starting the challenge days or weeks after everyone else. It’s an ongoing thing – that’s what makes it fun!
Ready? Let’s play!
30 Day “Gospel Soundcheck” Christian Music Challenge
Day 1: All time favorite Christian song or hymn
Day 2: Christian song you’d like to see an “American Idol” contestant sing next season
Day 4: Favorite worship song
Day 5: Song that makes you embarrassed to say you listen to Christian music
Day 6: Christian song you love that your friends have probably never heard
Day 7: INTERACTIVE CHALLENGE Sing a song you learned in Sunday School
Day 8: Song featuring your favorite male vocalist
Day 9: Song featuring your favorite female vocalist
Day 10: Favorite hymn
Day 11: Most overrated Christian band
Day 12: Most underrated Christian band
Day 13: Favorite Christian song on mainstream radio
Day 14: INTERACTIVE CHALLENGE Sing a song you think you sing better than the original artist sang it
Day 15: Song that makes you feel closer to God
Day 16: Your favorite summer camp song
Day 17: Song that inspires you
Day 18: Last song you sang in church
Day 19: Christian song you’d be happy to never hear again
Day 20: Song that best describes your spiritual journey
Day 22: Hymn or spiritual song you sing but have no idea what it’s actually about
Day 23: Song you pretended was Christian so you could listen to it around your parents
Day 24: Most overplayed Christian song
Day 25: Worship song that no one should ever be allowed to record ever again
Day 26: Christian song you’re embarrassed to say you love
Day 27: Band that disappointed you most when you saw them live
Day 28: INTERACTIVE CHALLENGE Sing your favorite VeggieTales song
Day 29: Traditional hymn you’d like to see redone with a more modern sound
Day 30: Mainstream song you’d like to sing in church