Chance the Rapper likes being called “Christian,” just don’t call his music that

If you saw this logo plastered as a warning all over my blog, yet I claimed to be a Christian while I use explicit language, would you really believe me? Using Chance the Rapper as an example, apparently I would be. And the so-called "Christian" media would praise me and tell me how well I... Continue Reading →

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Profanities, vulgarities, and using God’s name in vain

Postmodern culture continues to send mixed signals on the use of cussing and vulgarity, as it does on most issues. The topic continues to be popular as evidenced by a good number of news stories that have popped up this week over foul language. One such story came from the family of NBC Universal where... Continue Reading →

Why do Christians encourage hypocrisy of secular artists?: Bieber & Kanye

When the saints of God pray, sing praises, or talk praises to the Lord, the Bible calls it a sacrifice of praise (Jer. 33:11; Heb. 13:15). It's an important part of our covenant relationship with him. So when I see people making fun of it, in ignorance or deliberately, it rubs me the wrong way. This... Continue Reading →

Illumined by darkness: why entertainers claim Christianity

Rapper Kanye West recently appeared on the talk show of Kardashian matriarch Kris Jenner and talked at one point on the show about the WWJD bracelet he was wearing, stating "Rob [Kardashian] gave me this, and it's just 'What Would Jesus Do?' and I love it. It's just such a cool bracelet and I'm a Christian... Continue Reading →

Some ‘Christians’ can’t get past ‘curse of Ham’ falsehood

For centuries, there were those in Christian churches who taught that all people descending from Africa were under the 'curse of Ham' based on Genesis 9:25. Eventually, with the Civil Rights movement the truth about that scripture came to the forefront when theologians actually paid attention to the fact that Canaan, Ham's son, was the... Continue Reading →

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