A one-time Grammy nominee, Jennifer Knapp sent shockwaves through the world of Christian contemporary music in 2010, announcing publicly—after a long-term career hiatus—that she was a lesbian. The folk singer’s revelation sparked conversation among evangelicals about her relationship with the Christian music industry, from which she has since departed.
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But if Lamar’s secular indulgences have alienated him from a Christian audience, his Christian impulses may be a handicap with the secular crowd. The central irony of Lamar’s career is that he is a noble soul at the vanguard of a culture that rewards the ignoble — a good kid who not only survived the mad city, but got elected mayor.