How Christian Music Lost Its Sad Songs

Journalist Leah Libresco discovers that contemporary Christian music always keeps on the sunny side. CCM lyrics, it turns out, are so excessively happy-go-lucky that they rarely even mention the darkness of sin or the pain of human suffering--themes that are pretty important to Christianity. From Libresco's piece: I took a look at the last five …

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How to Save Christian Music

Let me tell you about a recent Christian concert I attended. There were four bands performing. The first was the warm-up act, a young, shaggy-haired rock band out of Nashville, whose lead singer is, I’m told, the son of a famous contemporary Christian music artist. The boys in this band were talented and had good stage …

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