Spiritual Lessons from 'Young @ Heart'
By Kris Rasmusen
When most of us think of choir music that inspires, we probably envision flowing robes, beautiful harmonies, and songs written centuries ago. But a group of senior citizens in New England is a choir of a different kind. They sing disco, pop, and rock, and they perform all over the country as the 'Young @ Heart' choir. And while some of them may not have the greatest voices, and some may not have the greatest dance moves, they make up for whatever they lack in raw talent with determination, courage, and enthusiasm to become a living embodiment of the spiritual principle of "different gifts" and "different kinds of service" that come together for one purpose (I Corinthians 12: 4-6).
The Fox release "Young @ Heart" documents this unusual group of singers as they prepare for a concert. It's not just memorizing lyrics that can be a challenge. The individual members join together in strength and weakness, good times and bad times, to use their talent to become an inspiring celebration that touches the lives of others.
And the first lesson is....