Following the release of Stryper’s new album “Even the Devil Believes,” popular heavy metal website blabbermouth.net posted a review which praises the musicianship and musicality, but gives the album a poor review because of uplifting Christian lyrics that allegedly contradict the spirit of rock and roll. In this video, I offer my response.
When I was growing up my parents vacillated between encouraging me to listen to God-honoring sanctified music and allowing me to listen to secular music. As for me, I often found myself waffling between the two, resolving one minute to seek spiritual purity and giving in the next minute to the lure of Casey Kasem’s […]
Some years ago I made a disparaging comment about Precious Moments figurines in a theology class. Immediately a hand shot up accompanied by a hurt expression and the comment, “But I love Precious Moments figurines!” That isn’t the first time my cynical and iconoclastic streak stepped on somebody’s toes, and I suspect it won’t be the last. […]