Trust me, I get it! My old favorites include Snoop Dog, and while the music might be great, the words are completely inconsistent for me as a woman of faith.
This is a judgment-free zone, so I never want to come across as a voice of condemnation, but I do want you to consider the words of the music you listen to.
Does it Speak Life, or is it sexual, about cheating or being hotter and better than everyone else? Music affects our thoughts and our actions.
So back to my run that day… I took my headphones off and asked God to help me find music that would honor Him. The minute I got home I opened up iTunes and started searching for Christian Workout Music, Christian Hip Hop… anything that sounded like what I was used to, and I found a new world that day – one I didn’t even know existed.
The first song I really connected with was “Our God is Greater” by Vauhaligan Walwyn also known as Von Won. His music showed me that I could work out, worship God and also include this encouraging music to my day rather than relegate God to Sunday mornings at church.
After I loaded his music onto my iPod, I got the nerve to email him and share how his music was exactly what I needed to hear, and guess what? He emailed me back. So I asked my (now friend) Christian music artist, Von Won, to chime in and share his thoughts on music: