Bad Music Isn’t Confined to the Catholic Church

You think Catholic music is bad? The Evangelicals have their own problems:

Without theology in music, we are offering fluff that will not comfort when bridges collapse and test reports are negative. Songwriters could provide true hope if they would write about the sovereignty of God rather than crying about “how safe I feel when Jesus is holding me.”

Charles Spurgeon had the same criticism of “Hymns for Heart and Voice” published in 1855. He condemned the hymns as being “little better than mermaids, nice to look at but dangerous because they cannot deliver what they promise.”

Read it all.

 Here’s the cure. You should also sign up for this workshop.

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