They don’t really. They mostly make being in a band look cool. Which isn’t that hard when you really think about it, a lot of the worst bands in the world live pretty saweet lives. That and they’re not a Christian band. They’re “a band of Christians,” or “Christians in a band,” or “Christian band-ish,” but NOT a Christian band.
They also make working really really really hard look cool. And almost nobody can do that. They dress sharp, play home made instruments, take fabulous press photos, own every stage they play, and say things in interviews like “shit.”
As (I can safely assume) one of the only Patrol writers with a penchant for many things face melting, I’m going to make this quick like a band-aid, in hopes of avoiding the onslaught of indier-than-thou blarguments (which I admit to enjoying, when not the victim)…
If exploiting one’s sexuality is a crime against intelligence, than running from it is a crime against nature. Like Rob Bell points out in his latest book Sex God, its a lazy, childish adage that blames carnal sin on uncontrollable “animal instinct.”…
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