I was a musician who should be following Jesus. I wasn’t a Jesus-follower who made music. And until I learned to see myself differently, I could play music in any church situation and ultimately never have to deal with the obvious contradiction between my task and my heart.
What happens when the church loses its privileged place in its host culture? What should we make of Jesus praying for us to be “in” but not “of” the world? Watch this Seven Minute Seminary with Dr. Stephen J. Grabill of the Acton Institute as he suggests 3 mistaken ways the church should avoid engaging with culture.