The ‘five big boxes’ to check when choosing songs
Here’s some great advice from Jamie Brown on how to select congregational worship songs for your church’s repertoire:
Biblical faithfulness, theological correctness, gospel centeredness, musical richness, and congregational accessibility are the five big boxes you should be able to check. If a new song is really popular but doesn’t check all five of those boxes, then maybe you shouldn’t use it.
There’s other good points there too, so go read it.