Many Christians have been able to get over the Young Earth creationism theory they were taught and now agree with science and with the rest of the world that our planet is much older than around 10,000 years. The more liberal Christians that I talk to believe their faith can co-exist with science.
As popular social views about people who are gay change (for example, the recent marriage equality ruling and polls that suggest around 60% of Americans agree with marriage equality), it’s going to be very interesting to watch The Church reform its views about people who are gay.
While in college, being involved in the WERS Rockers Reggae was an immersive experience. Early on, I borrowed books from the library to better understand Jamaican history and what the artists were expressing in their lyrics. Then I started meeting people in the community, going to concerts, and developing real relationships. It didn’t take long before I was experiencing emotional connections, especially when the lyrics and music came together in meaningful ways.
This morning, I introduced our son (who has brown skin) to the 16 year old Wayne Wade singing “Black Is Our Color” (Prophets, 1975).
Saturday night, May 2, 2015, two a cappella singing groups performed at The Cabot, a historically important theater in downtown Beverly, MA.
Monday night, March 3, 2015, Northeastern University’s premier a cappella group, The Nor’easters, presented the third annual concert in their BONR series (Best of the Northeast Region). Here are my photos of the Nor’easters. Photos from the other groups will be posted soon.