The Minority Report: Why I Quit Listening to Christian Music

Every Tuesday in┬áThe Minority Report, Drew Dixon takes a look at trends in youth culture and offers some biblical wisdom for navigating them.The title of this article is not entirely fair. I listen to and sing lots of Christian music. Every Sunday morning, I count it a great blessing, to join with other Christians at my church in singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs in praise of the Father. I also listen to plenty of music made by Christians in my free time. There was, however, a time in … [Read more...]

Why We Need More Christian Entertainers

Is it just me, or does jumping off of someone's back and doing a karate kick in mid-air make for an awkward transition into corporate worship?I recently attended a concert featuring four popular Christian bands. Three of them asked me and the other audience members to join them in worship. We were asked to repeat simple praise choruses, raise our hands, close our eyes, and sometimes sing lyrics that were projected artfully onto a massive screen at the back of the stage.┬áThese musicians leading … [Read more...]