The mythos of the rock star would have us believe that there's a clear line that runs from those early furtive moments that young men have lip synching along to their favorite records in front of a mirror to actually commanding a stage in front of anywhere from 10 to 10,000 people.
I’ve been reading C.S. Lewis’ The Pilgrim’s Regress, and it sheds much light on an issue I’ve thought a lot about. Like many who did not grow up Christian, I sometimes struggle with which parts of my previous way of life are incompatible with the Christian way. In high school I was a huge Pearl Jam fan, but after becoming a Christian, the realization of the band’s stand on abortion and other moral issues quickly dulled their luster. My convictions against many of their ideas, and those of many other bands I used to love, was much greater than my appreciation of the music. Read More