October 11, 2006
Quentin Schultze is an astute commentator on issues in Christianity, technology, and the arts. In a recent issue of the PCA's ByFaith magazine he writes: "Young people witness some of the cheesy video and computer 'art' in worship and see it for what it is is: kitsch. Stock clip art. Old-fashioned, 19th-century background images under song text: the sun shining on the cross, running streams, baby faces--all of the stereotypical images that say, 'Christians are crummy artists and naive sentimentalists.' To them, such kitsch is like handing out illustrated kids' Bible to high school students and telling them that these images represent the depth of insight and excellence of the Christian faith."