Thursday, August 28, 2008
Last night, a heavy metal Christian band named Sole Aggression came and played a concert for our youth group. They are aptly named! Perhaps the funniest thing I saw that evening was a constant parade of people going in and out of the concert rubbing their ears, especially the adults. I think it had been a long time since most had been at a heavy metal concert. The kids however were having a great time.
During the show, between songs, the band members would talk, warning the kids about the dangers of drugs, and how drugs and sex won't fill the void they may be feeling, but that the love of Jesus can. The last to speak was the drummer, and he talked about having come close to suicide when he was 19, but how God lead him out of that. As a result, 9 kids gave their life to God for the first time in their lives, and the band ended with one of the most inspired worship sets I have ever heard. Being aggressive for soles made a difference last night.