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The Place of Modern Christian Music In The Church

Whether you’re a fan of conventional Christian music or go with the modern contemporaries, there clearly is a distinction between the two categories, and each group has its devout followers who swear that the one is better than the other, never neglecting to mention the benefits of their chosen group over the other. But there is a middle ground, as some people have discovered. Both groups are not just good, but also essential to the wellbeing of a Christian. The “goodness” and benefits of traditional Christian music (hymns, praise/worship etc.) are already known—they are centered on using lyrics to glorify God. Unfortunately, the benefits of the contemporary (pop, rock, hip-hop etc.) are not as known or understood. Here are some reasons to consider the contemporaries as a vital part of Christian music: 1. They are intimate and personal prayers to God written in very informal style, which make them relatable to a listener. When combined with a person’s favorite genre such as pop, rock, or hip-hop, it makes the listening experience much better and very …