A Bit More on Contemporary Christian Music

In my last post, I made the case that Contemporary Christian Music (in general) has grown shallow and must tap into the richness of the history of music in the Christian church in order for it to be a force for the gospel in the future. In the comments, Grant made a succinct and insightful point that is worthy enough to post here: Classical music, much of it anyway, was church music when it was written. The church used to be a bastion and financier of fine art. What happened!? I see a couple of reasons: a need to be “relevant” … Continue reading A Bit More on Contemporary Christian Music

Jay Cutler, Colin Cowherd, and the Anonymous Commentator

Every now and then I tune into Colin Cowherd on ESPN Radio. Most of the time, Cowherd annoys me. Some days, like today, he hits it right on the nose. Today Cowherd was talking about Jay Culter. If you didn’t know, Jay Cutler, the Bear’s quarterback, did not finish this Sunday’s NFC Championship against the Packers because of a knee injury. People attacked Cutler immediately and questioned his determination and toughness — including many current and former players who Tweeted their opinion. Current and former football players are one thing (though it is quite hypocritical because they hate when the … Continue reading Jay Cutler, Colin Cowherd, and the Anonymous Commentator