By Justin Sarachik , Christian Post Reporter
October 18, 2013|1:42 pm

1) Keith Green

Keith Green led worship in the 70s until his tragic death in a plane crash in 1982. Many still sing and know his worship songs today. His legacy and willingness to worship set the stage for worship music of the future.

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Keith Green picture.

2) Darlene Zschech

Darlene Zschech's wonderful blend of powerful worship music with Hillsong Church became the staple for churches in the 90s. During a span of 10-plus years, Zschech along with the worship team helped churches experience a revival of praise that is still being lead by the various Hillsong Worship teams now.

Darlene Zschech (Photo: Hoganson Media Relations)

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3) Matt Redman

Matt Redman is one of the premium worship leaders of today. Just this week he took home six Dove Awards for topping the praise & worship charts with wonderful God inspired music.

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4) Chris Tomlin

Chris Tomlin is in the same class as Redman. Tomlin also provides churches with some of the biggest worship songs every year. He took home a couple of Dove Awards this week as well.

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Award-winning Christian music artist Chris Tomlin sings at Passion 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia, from January 1-4, 2013.


5) Kari Jobe

Kari Jobe's smile, amazing voice and passion for the Lord is what captivates people to her music. Singing with conviction and a voice that is clearly on fire for the Lord, she ministers to God's people on every track.

Kari Jobe (Photo: File)