Tag Archives: Lecrae

These Christian Leaders Were Right–Until They Apologized for Speaking the Truth

From the Q&A session of the recent conference on The Worship of God. What is truly ironic is that the expressed purpose of the conference was “to establish that God must be worshipped in the way He has designed, not the way man desires.” Alas, they spoke the truth, yet when pressured afterward, lost their […]

The Compromise of Lecrae and Those Who Promote Him

‘Holy’ hip-hop artist Lecrae has won a Grammy award. But he wouldn’t want to be called a holy hip-hop artist, or even a Gospel artist. Tell that to those who promote him, like the Gospel Coalition, John MacArthur and Grace-to-You, or John Piper and his Desiring God ministries. Why wouldn’t he want to identify with […]

“Holy hip-hop”as Family Catechism?

Here’s the trend in the Church these days… https://twitter.com/jaredhmoore/statuses/291659570605092865 Here’s the poll. What do you think? Wait!! Read this before you vote.

Top 10 Posts of 2012

As the year draws to a close and with 2013 just a few days ahead, here’s a quick look back at some of 5ptsalt’s most viewed posts of 2012. A warm thanks to all who took time to visit. I am especially honored that you would do so, and I am truly humbled by the […]

Lecrae: “My Artistry Generates A Platform”

“My music, my artistry, is really generating a platform for me to be able to articulate the revealed will of God, and His manifold wisdom in that He desires to accomplish His work in and through the Church.” – Lecrae Well, Lecrae, that sounds great, except God never ordained nor instituted behaving like the world, […]

Shai Linne: Things Used for Evil to Glorify God

‘Holy’ hip-hop is not a venue in Christianity. It’s an excuse to bring worldliness into the Church, and it’s working. – Joel Taylor To those who say, "How can you take that thing that is used for evil and glorify God with it?" My two word answer is "The Cross." The central act of redemptive […]

Russell Moore, Al Mohler–Blurring the Line Between the Holy & the Profane

From Newcalvinist: “Dr. Russell Moore spoke about how the church can dialogue with the hip-hop culture. He said: There is something in hip-hop that we can learn from in all kinds of ways, in our evangelism, in our discipleship, in our preaching, especially in our preaching. He asserted that the lyrics of rap music are […]

Q&A: Where Do You Draw the Line in Music?

*** Please Note: This post does not answer, nor does it even deal with the question above. It is not intended to. “Drawing the line in music” was the question asked me, but the question misses the point of the original post, Christian Rap Is A Lost Cause, from where the question was asked. Don’t […]

Christian Rap (and Hip-hop) Is A Lost Cause

Sometimes I think this blog site could literally double, triple, or more in readership, if only I would do one thing: support and promote Christian, “reformed” rap/hip-Hop music and its artists. Maybe not, but maybe. Nah. I can’t do that because there’s something preventing me from doing so, the Bible. The pressure to do so […]

Two Reasons to Abandon ‘Holy’ Hip-Hop

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desire of the flesh. For the flesh sets its desire against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; for these are in opposition to one another, so that you may not do the things that you please. – Galatians 5:16, […]

The Reformed Downgrade: Exposing New Calvinism

Here is a highly recommended program series you need to hear if you desire a greater understanding of the dangers of the New Calvinism movement. 1. The first is entitled There Are No More Puritans! This program profiles key leaders of the movement and highlights some of their erroneous beliefs and teachings. Among those profiled […]

The Problem with Lecrae

[Please note: The “I Am Second” campaign is not the focus point of this post. In fact, neither is Lecrae…read on-and pay attention] Lecrae, notable hip-hop artist in his respected genre, has a problem, but it is not unique. In fact, I have the same problem, and so do you. This is not an argument […]

An Open Letter To Fans Of ‘Christian Hip-Hop’ Music

  “What’s wrong with that?”     People have often asked the question, “What’s wrong with ______ ?” You fill in the blank. What’s really being asked is, “How much like the world can I live and behave, and still go to heaven?” Recently, I posted on a video called “Hip-Hop For Haiti” and, apparently, […]

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