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
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”
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.