Jesus; I’m not in love with you.
A few months back I got a fair bit of response, not all of it entirely positive, to a couple of blog posts on worship songs (here, and here). That response makes me wonder how people will comment on this wonderful post by John Stackhouse. It really is terrific and gets to grips with the inanity of what I refer to as ‘Jesus is my girlfriend’ songs. I particularly love his comment that singing that he is in love with another man gives him the homoerotic creeps. I know just what he means!
Seriously, it interests me that I recently posted a fairly iconoclastic article suggesting that the Great Commission might be past it’s sell by date. I got hardly any comments on that – but when I dared to say something about modern worship songs, I got a host (for me) of comments. Just in case anyone is worried, I will make another post on my thoughts about singing in church soon!
Thanks to Lingamish for pointing out his own post on the subject here.