Thursday, January 30, 2014
Mandisa wary of Grammys' 'allure of pleasure'
Mandisa, winner of this year's Grammy for best contemporary Christian music album, explained on Facebook why she chose not to attend the event that was replete with expressions of immorality.
Mandisa, honored for her "Overcomer" release, cited "the allure of pleasure, the passion to have things and the pompous sense of superiority," words from a translation of 1 John 2:15-16 warning believers not to fall in love with the world's ways or worship the things it offers.
Beyond Mandisa, this year's Grammys sparked an array of social media reaction among Christians. Ed Stetzer, on a blog, noted that the Grammys "are not representative of our culture, but in some ways they are indicative of its shifts."
Read the entire article by Erin Roach here.