About Matthew Shedden

Matthew Shedden is Praxis editor at The Other Journal and an associate Pastor in small town Oregon. He writes more at mshedden.com and on Twitter @sheddenm.

On Yeezus and Jesus

 My morning devotional the day of the Kanye West concert came from the eleventh chapter of Matthew where Jesus asks the crowds, “What did you go out into the wilderness to see?” As odd as it may seem this might be a good question to ask yourself before attending a date on the Yeezus Tour. What are you setting out to hear? Merely a rapper? A genius? A conflicted egotistical moron who happens to make good music? Or as our President has called him, a ‘Jackass’? Any answer might be good, but … [Read more...]