50 Year Old Folk Song Lyrics that Confront Our Religious Hypocrisy

I knew two Jim Croce songs growing up, Time in a Bottle and I Got a Name. This past year I went on a very long road trip with my Father-In-Law, who loves his music. When it was my turn to choose the CD (remember those?), out of curiosity I popped in Jim Croce's Greatest Hits. Within … Continue reading 50 Year Old Folk Song Lyrics that Confront Our Religious Hypocrisy

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Please Stop Saying “Christian Music”

I remember the tone of voice my musician friend used when he told me his recent discovery. A tone of annoyance and disbelief. "Do you know that 'Christian music' is the only musical genre that is classified by lyrics?" It's true. A quick perusal of the Billboard Charts will confirm it. To put this in perspective … Continue reading Please Stop Saying “Christian Music”

Should Christians Read or Watch Harry Potter? My Journey with Harry and Jesus.

My parents never encouraged my brothers and me to join Harry Potter mania. I loyally avoided the movies and dodged the books (except for a short period of clandestine disobedience in which I read the first few books under the cover of darkness). To many of you this may seem pretty silly. What is wrong … Continue reading Should Christians Read or Watch Harry Potter? My Journey with Harry and Jesus.