My friend, Ron Ulmer, recently told me about the RUF Hymnbook -- which is a treasure trove of old hymns with a fresh approach. It's a great worship resource!
I really love the old hymns. (I love the new songs too -- but the old hymns are still my favorite.) They are a special part of my daily quiet time with God.
Here's an insightful article (from the RUF site) by Kevin Twit about why young people are returning to old hymn texts: My Grandmother Saved It, My Mother Threw It Away, and Now I'm Buying It Back.