Is the Christian music industry liberalizing on gay marriage?

The arts have long been at the vanguard of social change. But when that art is Christian, theology plays a strong role, too.

Jennifer Knapp
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Does it matter if the lyrics you sing to worship God were written by someone with whom you have deep theological disagreements?

Christian rock star Vicky Beeching forced her fans to confront this question last week when she told The Independent that she is a lesbian. Her songs are among the most commonly sung in North American churches. But many within her Christian fan base believe gay sex and marriage are sinful.

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