The evangelical Kanye moment reveals more about evangelicals than Kanye.
A stunning music video from Andrew Peterson, in advance of next week's release of Resurrection Letters Vol. I. "Is he worthy? He is." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIahc83Kvp4
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 [...]
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 [...]