Author: Timothy Thomas

Timothy Thomas is a full-time public school teacher and coach. He is a staff writer for Christ and Pop Culture and lives in Fort Worth, Texas. He and his wife, Angela, are devoted to encouraging, informing, and challenging Christians to engage the culture with a gospel-centered focus.
"Old Town Road"
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Appropriation, Misappropriation, or Re-Appropriation: “Old Town Road” – Part 1

Timothy Thomas

When I arrived at Hardin Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, I was quickly immersed in West Texan traditions. This included an undesired baptism into the abyss of country music. The inescapable honky-tonk sounds flooded the dormitory halls and our football locker room. I hated it. As far as I knew, country music contradicted everything about […]

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