LISTEN TO FREE CHRISTIAN MUSIC & RADIO ONLINE
Many of us listen to Christian music or radio in our cars or at work. Yet modern technology is changing how people tune in. Now we can listen to free Christian music & radio online, through computers or portable devices, anywhere in the world, anytime.
Worldly music exerts such a negative influence in our culture. Quality Christian music and radio can be equally influential. Yet their purpose is the exact opposite. They exalt God and, in so doing, build up believers too.
Listening to free Christian music and radio online beats AM/FM in a few ways. First, the internet hosts numerous Christian radio stations. They are not limited by your local area. Second, many online broadcasters display programming schedules. So you can plan when to listen. Third, you can tune in anytime. Some online stations even provide access to previously aired shows
FREE CHRISTIAN MUSIC ONLINE
- Abiding Radio – I found this station just recently. Abiding Radio streams free Christian music: instrumental, sacred, kids, bluegrass hymns, and seasonal songs. Simply choose a category, and click to play.
- Old Christian Radio – This ministry will bless your ears. It’s one man’s attempt to provide free classical Christian music online. Hosted on Live365, it streams old-tymey Christian music for all to hear. The music choices are gentle and relaxing.
CHRISTIAN RADIO ONLINE
All of these Christian radio stations, except Bott Radio, play music too. They are listed separately, because of their non-music programs. You might even find one of them on your AM/FM dial. They are not everywhere, though. Tools on their websites can help you find local stations.
- Bible Broadcasting Network – When we want to listen to free Christian music and radio online, we head to BBN. You may recognize them from our Free Bible Courses page. They began as a Christian radio network. Now they are rebroadcast throughout the world. BBN is a wonderful station with conservative Christian music and programs for kids and adults.
- Family Radio – I discovered Family Radio while driving around town. We treasure their ministry of classical Christian music, teaching, and Bible reading. They even offer hymnals for singing along. In addition, our children listen intently as the hosts pray for listeners.
- Bott Radio Network – Bott Radio is not a music station. It is Christian talk radio. Tune in for sermons and teaching, exclusively, for the equipping of the saints.
- American Family Radio – AFR plays Christian music, news, sermons, and talk radio. Their free programs are also available as podcasts.
ONLINE CHRISTIAN MUSIC PLAYER
- Christian Jukebox – Load up and listen to this Christian music player online. It’s like a Christian “jukebox”. Just select a theme (topic) or genre. The program will create a playlist of Christian songs and then begin playing. We almost added this music player to our Downloads page, because you can freely download Christian music from it too.
SING CHRISTIAN HYMNS
- Family Hymnal Online – Don’t just listen to the Christian music; sing “psalms, and hymns, and spiritual songs.” (Ephesians 5:19) PDHymns is an online hymnal, full of classic Christian hymns. There you’ll find lyrics, sheet music, and more in PDF and other file formats. Sing by yourself, with friends, or with your family.
FIND MORE CHRISTIAN MUSIC ONLINE
- Christianbook (Music) – “Everything Christian, for less!” And that certainly includes lots of Christian music, hymns, and more. Use the search tool on the left side to refine your search results by genre, etc.
- Answers in Genesis (Music) – Does a Creationism ministry have music? They sure do, and my whole family enjoys it. Their music soothes and teaches. Some of it is intended for kids, but you might find yourself singing along too. Browse AIG Music here.
- Amazon (Christian Music) – No matter what kind of Christian music you’re looking for online, you can find it at the “river”. Download it or buy CDs.
CLASSICAL VS CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC
Thank God that we can listen to free Christian music and radio online. Notice, these Christian radio stations don’t chase popular culture. Their music includes various kinds of hymns and songs, with and without vocals. Their radio programs provide solid Bible teaching. It is pleasantly different than mainstream radio and music.
Something is wrong with Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) and modern Praise & Worship music. Much of it imitates secular music and culture. Much of it commercializes Christ. By and large, it doesn’t accurately portray our holy God and His convicting, lifesaving, unlike-anything-else-in-this-world Gospel.
There is a better way. Let’s listen to music that helps us think like Christ. Let’s tune in to radio programs that equip us to live for Him. Consider trying it if you’re not doing it already. This alone can make a huge difference in our mindset and daily life.