Christian hip-hop artist Lecrae is promoting a nuanced view of the deconstruction movement, asserting it can be spiritually beneficial if Scripture remains the foundation in order to rid one’s life of “unhealthy ideas and practices.”
“There are 2 types of deconstruction happening in the church. One is healthy, the other is dangerous,” the Grammy-winning artist wrote in a Twitter thread this week.
Lecrae said he had personally gone through deconstruction and wanted to give fans “food for thought.”
“One type of deconstruction actually involves using scriptures to deconstruct unhealthy ideas and practices,” Lecrae wrote. “Christ himself did this by deconstructing the Pharisees interpretation of Scripture. ‘You have heard it said, but I say…’ using Scripture to challenge things. Healthy.”
One type of deconstruction actually involves using scriptures to deconstruct unhealthy ideas and practices. Christ himself did this by…