The Cross and the Jukebox: Me and Jesus
Russell Moore is President of the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. He formerly served as Dean of the School of Theology at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and executive director of the Carl F. H. Henry Institute for Evangelical Engagement. Dr. Moore is the author of The Kingdom of Christ: The New Evangelical Perspective (Crossway, 2004) and Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches (Crossway, May 2009).
- 2011 Jan 31
I used to feel guilty about enjoying Tom T. Hall's "Me and Jesus." It represented to me the individualistic, non-churchly, "do what I want to do" kind of pseudo-Christianity I've spent my whole life opposing. Still, I couldn't help listening to it, and smiling when I did, but with kind of a guilty conscience.
I've changed my mind about "Me and Jesus." On this episode of "The Cross and the Jukebox," we listen to the song, and I tell you what turned me around. We'll also talk about why this song resonates, with whom, and what the church can learn.