Christian music these days is pushing across the boundaries of what many churches and denominations used to regard as acceptable. The introduction of new styles of music in worship—often styles associated with secular popular culture—symbolizes the extent of a given church’s cultural relevance and outreach. For that reason, it’s increasingly important for churches to become not only more inclusive and diverse, but also more discerning and discriminating in their musical offerings.
March 10, 2009
The cover of the August 1996 Atlantic Monthly announced a Christian cultural revolution: “Giant ‘full-service’ churches are winning millions of ‘customers’ with [their] pop-culture packaging...
September 13, 2000
Piety in pop art: Visual Piety: A History and Theology of Popular Religious Images By David Morgan. University of California Press, 283 pp.
David Morgan, Visual Piety: A History and Theology of Popular Religious Images (University of California Press, 283 pp.)...
April 14, 1999
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