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"Jesus Knew The Scene, Jesus Knows The Scene" Part 2
Meet Alegorica, the latest addition to the C&L! Artist roster. A team of Brazilians, passionate about sharing clearly who Jesus is in a powerful and creative way. I recently was able to hear about what drives this incredible team of creatives from their servant-leader Bruno...
Waiting backstage for Brian Head Welch was surreal. One, because seeing the row of busses and trailer trucks took me back to a time where I walked between many a backstage venues. Two, the fact Korn has more than one outspoken follower of Jesus in the band is miraculous and wild beyond anything I would have ever dreamt up.
"Jesus Knew The Scene, Jesus Knows The Scene" Part 1
Jesus said in Matthew 9:37 that “the harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few.” Looking around it’s obvious that these words are as relevant now as when Jesus first spoke them. As followers of Jesus we are called to make a difference, and yet there have never been enough workers for all the work there is to be done.
Speaking truth into the music and art scene today can be intimidating. The gospel is so countercultural. Also, the sense is that everyone’s already heard and are not interested. Possibly one of the more intimidating obstacles is the concept that faith should be a private matter and not to be spoken of in public. Based on this assumption people will say that we shouldn’t “use” the platform of art and music to preach. Or that art with a message is propaganda.
Good and hard always go together!