Wednesday, 14 January 2009

Jesus and Jazz

Piper writes about the Jason Harms Quintet, who had the opportunity to spread the Gospel in Dominican Republic through jazz.

I love this quote:
In cross-cultural missions, there are many barriers. Music cannot break down all of them. But the pleasure we take, Christians and non-Christians alike, in jazz can establish a powerful connection and a means to sow His word. We sing about Jesus not knowing who the Lord may give ears to hear.
The Gospel doesn’t need any help from jazz; it is Christ who saves and nothing else. But God uses all that He has made to break into our hard hearts to reveal Himself as our greatest need and greatest pleasure.
Read the full article here.

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