Friday, July 20, 2012

Has "Worship Music" Become Trite, Tedious & Untrue?

"Instead of feeling the joy of joining with other believers in offering praises to the Almighty, I often feel insulted, bored, and disconnected from 2,000 years of worship history. And just when I think that maybe it’s just me having a selfish and sinful attitude — a very real possibility — a flamboyant electrical guitar solo breaks out. I’m left deciding whether to waive my iPhone and buy the t-shirt or just shut up and go home."

In "Why I’ve Stopped Singing in Your Church," Bill Blankschaen has an essay that I'm sure many will find provocative...if not downright confrontational. But I happen to think he's thinking along sane and healthy lines.

Here's the article.