“Here’s the problem. When we do know the source and we know the source is theologically problematic, it becomes pretty difficult to sing that song without thinking of the theological associations. So…I would say don’t use it in worship.”
(The Dissenter) If you’ve followed us at The Dissenter (formerly Reformation Charlotte) at all, you know we’ve covered the contemporary Christian music movement and have written about several of its mainstream figures, including Kari Jobe and Hillsong….
It’s no secret we believe that the relentless promotion of much of this flesh-feeding ecstatic music does no good for the edification of the body of Christ. But perhaps one of the most deceitfully nefarious organizations pumping out poisonous exhaust is Bethel Music.
According to Wikipedia, Bethel Music is a collection of artists based out of the worship ministry at Bethel Church in Redding, California. Some of its artists include Brian Johnson, Jenn Johnson, Jeremy Riddle, Amanda Cook, William Matthews, Kristene DiMarco (of Jesus Culture, also out of Bethel Church), and quite a few others.
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