Tuesday, April 13, 2010

What matters more

Jennifer Knapp has just done an interview with Christianity Today and in it she reveals that she's a lesbian. She made a comment in the interview that I can totally relate to.

"But I've always struggled as a Christian with various forms of external evidence that we are obligated to show that we are Christians. I've found no law that commands me in any way other than to love my neighbor as myself, and that love is the greatest commandment. At a certain point I find myself so handcuffed in my own faith by trying to get it right—to try and look like a Christian, to try to do the things that Christians should do, to be all of these things externally—to fake it until I get myself all handcuffed and tied up in knots as to what I was supposed to be doing there in the first place. If God expects me, in order to be a Christian, to be able to theologically justify every move that I make, I'm sorry. I'm going to be a miserable failure."

It's an interesting interview from someone who was a big part of the Christian music industry in the early 2000's.

You can read it here. http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/music/interviews/2010/jenniferknapp-apr10.html

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