Positive or Christian songs that are family friendly

Here are songs that are either explicitly Christian or secular with a positive message (from 1930 - 2020). We didn't consider the faithfulness or lack thereof of the artists or song writers because once you start scrutinizing artists or their beliefs you'll become very disillusioned. After 10 years in the secular music industry and 10 years in the Christian industry, I (Hugh) have come to believe that artists should't try to be politicians or preachers, because they are ofter too emotional to be consistent. Almost every artist has either gone off the rails at some point or said something dumb or heretical. Some have lived their lives in the dark, but still the light gets through. So please understand that these songs are to be considered on their own merit, regardless of the state of the soul, or political leanings of the artist or author. For Catholics, perhaps is a little like when we receive communion. It is valid regardless of the state of the soul of the priest or the fidelity of his homilies. God gives gifts to humanity through people, regardless of their holiness or lack thereof.

This is a work in progress and I'll be adding more in the coming months. If you have a favourite song you want to add, please contact us.

Mainstream songs with family friendly message

  • Never my love
  • Cherish (Kool and the Gang)
  • United we stand
  • One Tin Soldier
  • Let it be
  • The long and winding road
  • I can see clearly now
  • I believe I can fly https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GIQn8pab8Vc
  • Your love keeps lifting me higher
  • Coldplay paradise
  • He ain’t heavy
  • Can’t stop the feeling https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oAG7ECgXjcs
  • Don’t worry be happy
  • Sweet city woman
  • Don’t stop believing
  • Good vibrations
  • Chicken fried, zac brown
  • Lean on me (Canadian edition)
  • Make a wish
  • Let me be there
  • Have you never been mellow
  • Up up and away
  • Macarthur park
  • Saturday in the park
  • You’ve got a friend
  • 7 years old
  • Philadelphia freedom
  • Kyrie liaison
  • Take these broken wings
  • In my father’s eyes
  • Sailing
  • We've only just begun
  • Summer breeze
  • Chatenogo Choo Choo
  • Your Song
  • Daniel
  • Philadelphia Freedom
  • Father and Son
  • Sing (Carpenters)
  • House at poo corner
  • Danny's song
  • Thinking out loud Ed sheeran
  • White cliffs of Dover (Verra Lynn)
  • "Everything I Wanted" Billie Eilish -
  • Johnney Cash, Hurt
  • New Radicals – You Get What You Give


  • Walking on sunshine
  • September
  • Happy, Pharrell Williams
  • Celebration cool and gang
  • Look out cause here I come (Greatest show on earth) 
  • Fireworks
  • Flashdance
  • Uptown funk
  • I’m a believer smashmouth
  • You make my dreams come true (Hall and Oats)

Best Christian songs

Christian dance

  • Changed Jordan Felis
  • Bulletproof
  • I see you in everything
  • I just need you (toby mac)
  • When we pray Tuaren wells
  • Speak life
  • Overcomer
  • Flood
  • Stephen curtis chapman song dance 
  • Words Hawk Nelson
  • Don't worry Aaron cole
  • Oxygen Lincoln Brewster
  • More to come

Best worship songs

  • Trading my sorrows
  • Sweet wind
  • Days of elijah
  • Lion of Juday Robin mark
  • The river of life
  • Awesome God
  • Greatest hillsong
  • Shine jesus shine
  • You are my king
  • Heart of worship
  • Agnus dei
  • Lord reign in me
  • Worthy is the lamb
  • Indescribable
  • God of wonders
  • Power of your love
  • Hosanna
  • Consuming fire
  • More to come

Prolife songs

  • Unplanned Matthew West
  • More to come

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