Dear Readers, After a year with Beliefnet, I’ve decided to move to my own domain for my blogging. It’s been a fine year — some things worked, other things didn’t. But in the end, I’ll be a better blogger on my own. My thanks to the Bnet editorial staff; they’ve been very supportive. Please change […]
Well, not exactly. Tad DeLay, a fan of things emergent, was a music pastor at an evangelical church plant. But he was fired for the direction his theology was taking. He performed this song, indicative of his theological musings, a week before his firing. The lyrics are below, and you can hear Tad perform it on his PureVolume site.
Forgive MeGive us the passion in our soulsTo fix the world and call it homeAnd not give in to pious liesOf gospels cleverly disguisedAs hope when they will offer noneBut disconnected salvationThat doesn’t ever fix a thingBut salves our egos as we singForgive me oh lordPlease let me be the one to sit by your side tonightLet them see such hope as thisTo love when betrayed with a kissTo offer Rescue to a worldThat has no reason left to trustThe Church as we’ve perverted herWith lust for power, so quick to hurtThe ones that we are here to serveForgive us we were meant to love