Posted on January 20th, 2004
The message hasn’t changed, but much of the audience clearly has, John Fischer, a pioneer in the contemporary Christian music field, declared in a chapel address at Eastern Mennonite University.
“In the 1970′s through early 1980′s, it was non-Christians and new Christians who came to the music festivals that were part of the ‘Jesus Movement,’” he said. “But what began as a good thing has become part of a Christian subculture.
Musician-author John Fischer gives a concert of his original music, old and new, in a concert during spiritual life week.
Photo by Jim Bishop
Fischer spent Jan. 12-14 at EMU as part of spiritual life week activities built around the theme, “Fearless Faith: Stepping Out.” He has been mixing his unique combination of singing, speaking and humor for a variety of audiences for more than 30 years.
An EMU student ensemble sings hymns acappella during all-day worship in the Campus Center on the final day of spiritual life week. Photos by Jim Bishop
In the late 1960