Surprise, Your Favorite Band is a Christian Band! Now What?

Blog / Produced by The High Calling

"It was always a point of pride when we learned that some big, popular group was 'Christian'... Although we didn’t think of it in such terms back then, that sort of opinion only served to widen the sacred/secular divide, by positing that one more artist was now on our side (the 'sacred' side) of the cultural divide. We hoped that more of our favorite bands would “come out” as Christian—not because we necessarily cared about the state of their souls, but because we wanted more good artists making our side seem cooler and more 'with it,' culturally speaking."

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