Worship Leader And Songwriter Chris McClarney Releases New Song, “Empty”

NASHVILLE, TENN. (MARCH 22, 2024) – Worship leader and songwriter Chris McClarney releases a brand new song before the Easter holiday celebrating the empty grave. The new song, “Empty,” is available everywhere. Listen to the song here or watch the lyric video below as well as the acoustic version on the Jesus Culture channel here.

“Many people have died and those graves are still full to this day,” shares Chris McClarney. “There’s only been One who has died and conquered the grave. And we can have hope and celebrate that today the tomb of Jesus is truly empty.”

McClarney has been a Jesus Culture artist for the last decade and has released multiple projects on the Jesus Culture label. His powerful worship anthem, “Your Love Never Fails,” has been recorded by numerous artists and has become one of the most popular songs in America’s churches, as reported in the Top 25 of CCLI. The Newsboys covered the song on their 2011 album God’s Not Dead, which reached No. 1 on the Billboard Christian Chart. His latest six-song EP, Speak to the Mountains, is also available on all streaming platforms.

ABOUT CHRIS MCCLARNEY: Chris McClarney has been leading worship and writing worship songs for over two decades. Growing up as the son of a youth pastor, he met Jesus at a young age and stepped into worship ministry at the age of fourteen. He has spent his life working full-time in the local church and inner-city ministry in the Nashville area and currently serves as worship pastor for Church of the City in Franklin, TN.

ABOUT JESUS CULTURE: Jesus Culture is a movement founded by Pastor Banning Liebscher in 1999 with a mandate to mobilize believers for revival in our day through churches, schools, resources, worship, and events. The first Jesus Culture album Everything was recorded in 2005 and introduced a fresh sound of passionate live worship. Jesus Culture’s second album We Cry Out featured worldwide worship anthems “How He Loves” by Kim Walker-Smith and “Your Love Is Everything” by Chris Quilala. In 2012 Bryan & Katie Torwalt released “Holy Spirit” which became a worldwide church standard, a Top 10 CCM radio hit, and GRAMMY Award winner.

In addition to nine collaborative albums, Jesus Culture artists have released over 20 solo recordings from Bryan & Katie Torwalt, Chris Quilala, Kim Walker-Smith, Chris McClarney, Kristene DiMarco, and Derek Johnson. Jesus Culture’s anticipated new release Why Not Right Now? features anthems of revival that bring about a heart cry to see God move in this generation.