Facing the Music [E–pub READ]

  • Hardcover
  • 292
  • Facing the Music
  • Jennifer Knapp
  • English
  • 09 April 2018
  • 9781476759470

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Jennifer Knapp ✓ 3 characters summary Ç eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Jennifer Knapp Facing the Music review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Jennifer Knapp's meteoric rise in the Christian music industry ended abruptly when she walked away and came out publicly as a lesbian This is her story of coming to Christ of building a career of admitting who she is and of how her faith remained strong through it allAt the top of her career in the Christian music industry Jennifer Knapp uit A few years later she publicly revealed she is gay A media frenzy ensued and many of her former fans were angry with what they s. Reading the story of Jennifer Knapp gives the reader an inside out view on the harm fellow Christians do towards LBGT people Contemporary Christian Music CCM is positioned as parallel universe to regular secular music Its clean cut subculture stresses purity and perfect role models a standard difficult to reach or maintain without going through the motions or falling out of human grace It was what Jennifer Knapp after a difficult youth a remarkable musical upbringing and discovery of her muse and a sudden rise as Christian rock chick caused her to call it her uits in 2002 after successful albums and an intensive tour schedule Once off the radar there were gossips about forced withdrawal a sinful life as single possible causeIn Facing the Music Knapp tells her is her story of finding Jesus in the midst of a wild youth of navigating school heavily influenced of alcohol and promiscuity Her years of celibacy and devotion to sing Jesus songs getting signed by TobyMac s Gotee Records the condemnation of her appearance at the Lilith Fair concerts her discovery of being gay and avoidance of having to disclose her sexual orientation to her roadie even to close friends and mentors She found herself babysitting both professionally as practically to the then 17 years old Katy Hudson pushed to the Christian music scene by her parents Knapp uit CCM and promised never to play and sing any Jennifer s travels through the US and Europe led her ultimately to Australia where she and her partner Karen settled still trying not to be recognized as that Jennifer KnappStep by step she learned to accept herself and to value her talents Inspired by both a local pastor and the 2008 hit I Kissed a Girl by Katy Perry yes the same Katy Hudson who took another stage name and sent uite a different message than during her CCM years nearly a decade before as teenager she took a bold step and started writing music again IN 2009 she returned to Nashville again in preparation of what would become the Letting Go album A public coming out to both Christian and secular press was planned The resulting storm of reactions was no surprise but did harm Knapp s well being again Years of absence and silence reluctance to ever visit a church again and yet a faith that was so strong that Knapp was convinced that she couldn t relinuish that part of her personality just as being lesbian Despite the theologically sound arguments traditions and convictions she maintains she is both gay and a Christian A human being looking for love and to give love away Knapp s journey s for which she is responsible is not over She gave up once but can t imagine doing it again Her latest album Set Me Free testifies to that An inspiring memoir that made me feel ashamed and yet again willing to choose to love my neighbor Alcohol rise in the Christian music industry ended abruptly when she walked away and came out publicly as a lesbian This is her story of coming to Christ of building a career of admitting who she is and of how her faith The Book of Robert E Howard Book 1 remained strong through it allAt the top of her career in the Christian music industry Jennifer Knapp uit A few years later she publicly Maynards Industrial Engineering Handbook McGraw Hill Standard Handbooks revealed she is gay A media frenzy ensued and many of her former fans were angry with what they s. 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Jennifer Knapp ✓ 3 characters summary Ç eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Jennifer Knapp Facing the Music review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Cly for the first time She also talks about the importance of her faith and despite the many who claim she can no longer call herself a believer she maintains that she is both gay and a ChristianNow an advocate for LGBT issues in the church Jennifer has witnessed heartbreaking struggles as churches wrestle with issues of homosexuality and faith This engrossing inspiring memoir will help people understand her story and to believe in their own stories whatever they may. I wasn t able to put this down Growing up as the youngest daughter of an Evangelical pastor this book is such a reflection of my journey and the journey of so many others From escaping in her music to cope to hesitating when claiming to be a Christian to the struggle of trying to reconcile her faith with her sexuality Jennifer paints an honest picture of what life bringsI highly recommend this book A History of Portuguese Economic Thought reflection of my journey and the journey of so many others From escaping in her music to cope to hesitating when claiming to be a Christian to the struggle of trying to The Works of John M Synge Vol 2 reconcile her faith with her sexuality Jennifer paints an honest picture of what life bringsI highly The Complete Fairy Tales recommend this book

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Jennifer Knapp ✓ 3 characters summary Ç eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Jennifer Knapp Facing the Music review ✓ eBook or Kindle ePUB Aw as turning her back on God But through it all she held on to the truth that had guided her from the beginningIn this memoir she finally tells her story of her troubled childhood the love of music that pulled her through her dramatic conversion to Christianity her rise to stardom her abrupt departure from Christian Contemporary Music her years of trying to come to terms with her sexual orientation and her return to music and Nashville in 2010 when she came out publi. I could not put this book down I have always loved Jennifer Knapp and her music This book is just as poignant as her lyrics There were times during this read that I was sobbing uncontrollably because I could understand her pain I also reveled in the parts where life was good and all the joy and peace she experienced Her story resonates with me so deeply and has made this the best memoir I have read