Music Matters: What Can Metal Tell Us About the Importance of the Resurrection?

Each Tuesday in Music Matters, Matthew Linder explores the intersections of music, culture and faith. "Metal bands understand the importance of the resurrection because if it is true it changes everything."The resurrection of Christ. Not only does all of history hinge on that event but without it the gospel crumbles apart. While every aspect of the gospel is important, the resurrection in particular is what makes all the rest of gospel matter. The New Testament writers u … [Read more...]

‘Who Are You Sleeping With?’ My Conversation with Timothy Keller

So, I was talking to Tim Keller this week when the topic of sex came, wait, that's not right.Let's reframe that without me lying. I managed to snag a ticket to the Gospel Coalition's 2013 National Conference this week and sit in on a breakout session on the subject of revival by Dr. Keller. He gave a brief recap of some of the material in his recent book Center Church: Doing Balanced, Gospel-Centered Ministry in Your City for those who hadn't encountered it yet.In a nutshell, his … [Read more...]