3 Reasons Why A dcTalk Reunion Is A Bad Idea by Kevin Thorson on 2013-04-13 10:23:13
Obviously this is not something that Jesus Freaks would probably agree with, but hear me out. I've come up with three pretty good arguments as to why dcTalk getting back together is not a good idea. In fact it really would be a bad idea.
DcTalk fans have been waiting for years for a reunion of Christian music titans Tait, Max, and Toby but it has just continually failed to happen. Even after attempts by fans to get them back together through multiple Facebook pages and Twitter accounts every desperate try has fallen short. I used to agree with a reunion and even hoped for it by following or liking a lot of these pages/accounts but I've recently changed my mind.
While a new dcTalk album would be absolutely huge in the industry and would no doubt be extremely successful, I still think it would be an unwise choice. Maybe a one time reunion album sometime down the road could be fine but a full blown touring dcTalk, I don't think so. Unless they do it the way I am recommending which is even better. I'll let you in on that later, but first my three reasons for not bringing the group back together. My three reasons are actually extremely simple and quick.
#1 Reason - Michael Tait is in a band called Newsboys which releases amazing music on their own.
#2 Reason - Kevin Max is in a band called Audio Adrenaline which releases amazing music on their own.
#3 Reason - Tobymac has his own band and releases amazing music on his own.
See it's that simple. If it were dcTalk we would get just one amazing album every two maybe three years. No thanks. I'll take the three. But don't be too sad Jesus Freaks because what I'm recommending or begging for is a dcTalk tour via Newsboys, Audio A, and Tobymac. Wouldn't it make for an incredible short term tour. Play a few cities together, tape one of them live, sell it on blu-ray billed as the dcTalk "Reunion At Last".
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Some days we can barely hear it. Other days it drives us to our knees. But it’s always there; that persistent tug in our souls. Whether we trudge through our days or chase the stars of fame and fortune, we can’t drown out the cry that sounds silently in the pit of our being, jarring us with its urgency and moving us with its tears.
No matter what you may be going through in life, I want you to know that God's grace is sufficient for you. You may have messed up, you may have failed, you may have gone the wrong direction, you may have gossiped, or much worse, but God wants you to know that it does not define who you are. He does. He and His grace is much more powerful than anything you might have said or done. Grace always shocks. It always amazes, and it always stuns. Grace is what we all need. It's what everyone groping around lost in the darkness needs to know.
Slightly Obsessed #191: You Can Give Others the Gift of Courage
My father lay propped up in the hospital bed, his face ashen against the white sheets. My step-mother and I huddled around him in the cramped space of the progressive care unit in which he was recuperating. He had suffered three heart attacks in the space of one month. None of us had gotten much sleep in the last few days. So far, we had seen little of either the hospitalist in charge of his care or the cardiologist on staff.
Slightly Obsessed #190: A Warbird’s Lesson
On a recent hot July day, we took in an air show in our town. Vintage planes, including a couple of impressive old warbirds, sat majestically on the tarmac for inspection as we darted from wing to wing to find relief from the withering heat.
These planes are still operable, so although some of them were open for people to walk through, the cockpits were off-limits for obvious reasons. No one wanted a tragedy to happen because an unauthorized person tampered with the controls. People who don’t know what they’re doing shouldn’t be in control.
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The sound must have been a maddening echo that haunted him at first, tormented by the rooster’s crow that mocked his empty proclamation of loyalty. For three days, his faith lay in the grave with the Savior’s body, darkened by the memory of his public desertion.
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