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Gimme That Christian Side Hug

Rough-rider-studded Why is it Christian contemporary music always seems to have the dirtiest lyrics? It is because I'm a godless heathen? Or is there something else going on?


"I'm a rough rider, filled up with Christ's love."

Ahem. Aside from Teddy Roosevelt's famed volunteer cavalry regiment, a "rough rider" is a condom studded for her (or his) pleasure. It's also a slang term for someone who likes having sex without lubrication which...OW, yo.

Rough-rider-studded

Second, is that The Imperial March from Star Wars they're sampling? You know, under the Christian sounds of gunshots and sirens?

Finally, can someone please tell me the chapter and verse that prohibits the evil, sinful secular front hug? I want to make sure I'm not breaking any covenant when I get affectionate with my friends or spouse.







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Stacie

I am a Christian music fan, and I think that side hug crap is just ridiculous. I am often disappointed with the lyrics of SOME Christian music because it seems like they aren't really trying, they just throw some references to God in there and call it a day. But this...there are no words for this.

DianaCLT

I'm Christian, but this is just all around bad, no matter what you believe.

Side hugs? The only people I know that do side hugs have issues with closeness, not faith. I give bear hugs. My family gives bear hugs. Most of my friends do front-to-front hugs.

KBO

When I worked at the YMCA during college, we were instructed to only give the kids sidehugs to prevent kid-toucher lawsuits. This would be much better if it was "Gimme That Catholic Side Hug".

Lori

I haven't listened to it yet, probably won't but I have to second the sentiment that some Christian music is just bad no matter what. It doesn't speak for All Christians (obvs.) and it's just lazy.

That said, I worked for a time at a for-profit Group Home which was DEFINITELY not Christian run and the side hug was the only type of physical contact allowed between staff and residents or residents themselves. I realize that's not what's being talked about here, but it's not just Christians who advocate it.

As for the other issue (Christian bashing?) I'll just look the other way b/c that is a big can of worms.

Snarky Amber


@Lori,

I'm not bashing Christians. I am, however, bashing the idea that the Bible discourages HUGGING because people's crotches might touch. The song lyrics are even so bold as to say what kind of hugs Jesus would and would not approve. That notion is insane, and it has nothing to do with my religious beliefs or lack thereof; I think most Christians would agree this is an extreme and ludicrous take on the Bible's teachings about marriage and sex. 

Lori

@Snarky Amber
Sorry to jump to that conclusion.. I just hear those kinds of subtle bashing way too often so I guess I assumed. :) my bad. and: those lyrics need to go away. far far away if they're even remotely serious.

BaltimoreGal

"Gimme That Catholic Side Hug" I might listen to.

Fawn Amber

When I went to Pentecostal Church Camp, way back in high school, we were encouraged to only use the side hug so as to prevent breasticles-to-chesticles contact. The crotch rub wasn't even addressed. I thought it was ludicrous then, and think it still today. I am a singer in a contemporary, Christian, non-denominational church and I'm preeetttyyy sure we aren't going to be singing this one up on the platform. I didn't know there were groups out there still spouting this stuff. Hilarz.

AmyC65

The sideways hug is probably part of a "better safe than sorry" pro-active approach. I'm a Christian, and I discourage my teen son from full-frontal hugging with his gal pals, to keep his mind a little less in the gutter than any 16 yr old boys already is. I won't say to keep his mind "pure". But there's no need to invite temptation. My husband's a big hugger, and I'm not bothered. The Bible does speak clearly to fleeing temptation, btw. We're all expected to recognize our own temptations without them being clearly deliniated for us in the Bible. But I don't think we need to sign about it. That's dorky.

rebecca

Good grief. Baptist Pastor's daughter over here...and we have never had any frontal hug issues.
I have a problem with people making sex and kissing and HUGS seem like evil things. There is bad touch, there is good touch. Putting premarital sex and touching in the bad touch category is ridiculous, and just fosters shame. It also convolutes what REAL bad touch is.

And the sirens and gunshots? Um. yeah. Don't front hug, but go ahead and shoot up some people and run from the cops, m'kay???

DianaCLT

LOL. I didn't even make it through the whole song (only about 15 seconds, in all honesty). I didn't know that the song actually refers to Christian side hugs! I thought it was just another thing the writer, Amber, didn't understand, like the song.

Jesus only approves of the "CSH"??? Uhhhh...I've never seen a statue or painting of Jesus "side-hugging" anyone. He is usually depicted EMBRACING others. Not throwing his arm around their shoulders in beer-drinking or casual fashion.

My name is Diana and I am a Catholic full-frontal-bear-hugger.

Jessica

I just dont understand what is wrong with frontal hugging,

funda62

33 seconds and I think I'm scared for life. What is Christian about gunshots and sirens is what I'd like know!?

Epell

*enjoy it
This is the result of couple million brain cell death from listening to this music about 5 times.

[gun shot sound, siren]
ohoaooaoao yeah~(ooohh yeah)
Y'all ready right now~
EG conference (hands up)
two thousand and nahaaain(hands up)
WAt's up ladies and gentlemen(hands up)
y'all ready to party over here~
(%^&*%^& my boy Patrick, %^&*%^& dawg)
ohoaooaoao

give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma rough rider
filled with Christ Love
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

These are the EG rules
Pay attention, 'tis essential
this ain't no front hug don't you ain't gon flying (You wait my)
(Y'all stop) and listen
No front hug and no kissin'
I ain't that scared just call your mama
you'll be riding home with a coma
[siren sound: christian mama beat her boy who kisses to coma]

I got my groove
You ain't got nothin' [awww]
follow these rules (G'yeah)
'cause they ain't bluffin' now uh.
You ain't no rabi
you ain't no priest

so rise up off me like (a shovel with no yeast?)
Now uh,
Don't use that frong hug boy
That makes your heart (groan?)
That's inapproritte
You back up off her cause we
wanna keep our minds pure
wanna keep away from sin

That means it's you to, gurl!
Hommies look all around it. (G'yeah)

give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma rough rider
filled with Christ Love
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma rough rider
filled with Christ Love
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

We be walkin' like
we be talkin' like
we be side-huggin'
every day and night
it's how we do, fool
this ain't no club
don't be hatin' on me when i show the love

we livin' holy
it ain't no thang
so put your hands in the air and let the shoulder hang
I'm going global
cause you don't know me
I'm buying babies like Angelina Jolie
So put the huggin'
and slow down mama
and hit my fist like president Obama

now
democrat shift in the congress (repoll) x3
OOOOOHHHHHH~

give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma rough rider
filled with Christ Love
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma rough rider
filled with Christ Love
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma...
I'ma married man
You know I can romance
front hug all day long
with no other demands
but as for all of you~
until you say adieu
no fronthuggin' or the PDA and your EG time is through but a
some of you all slick
tryin'a pull this trick

The hug's going to side and it
it turns legit
so if you end up here
you can go ahead and scream it
when I hug people I need room for the holy spirit

I have a girl walks up
with arms spread wide
and she's front hug down with the look in her eyes
you better
turn to the side
pat her on the back
Jesus never hugged nobody like that

give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma rough rider
filled with Christ Love
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

I'ma rough rider
filled with Christ Love
give me dat christian side hug~
dat christian side hug~

Thomas

This is hilarious! I go to this church and I think it is funny that people think they are being for reals lol..... They where just making a Satire as a joke!!! and it was pretty funny!

JT

If you want good Bible based Christian rap lyrics, listen to Lecrae, Flame, Trip Lee, Tedashi, Sho Baraka. They all present the gospel in their rhymes...check em out....good stuff!!

Frank

Religion has reached a new level of stupidity... it has turned hugging into a moral dylema.

A hug is a brilliant thing, I find it impossible to comprehend the idea that parents would discourage a proper hug. A hug doesn't have to be sexual, it's a wonderful embrace that is filled with happyness and love in any form... It is one of the simplest and most enjoyable expressions of affection and/or compassion to another being, be it human or not.

@ AmyC65

"I'm a Christian, and I discourage my teen son from full-frontal hugging with his gal pals, to keep his mind a little less in the gutter than any 16 yr old boys already is."

Let the lad GROW! it's like you're putting layers of concrete over a beautifull tree!

My days the human race can be so incredibly stupid... More stupid than anything else residing on the planet at times.

Doodie

The Christian Side Hug rap was a total Joke and spoof....but it should have came with some sort of disclaimer. Since the end result was basically making Christianity and look stupid.

Read here:
http://doodiepants.com/2009/12/04/christian-side-hug-the-rap-video/

rowee

what is CHristian side hug?
IS hugging important for a christian to live as God's child?

rowee

What is christian side hug?
IS hugging important for Christians to live as God's child?

NorCalHunter

This sucks, its bad enough that they chose Rap as a for of music to begin with but then to start spreading around to all teh kids that listen to this crap that hugging is bad?!?!? I have 2 daughters and a son, and i have always and will always tell them that a hug is a great expression of love and affection, and as such they should make the most of it and hug like they are never going to get another one. How sad have things gotten in our world when the children we are supposed to be bringing up and that we are supposed to be preparing for the life they have before them are instead being schooled by morons who dress like gang bangers, dance around while sirens and gun shots are going off, and then try to make themselves out as "Good Christians" by throwing our lyrics about the dangers of from hugs?

When i was growing up and dating not only did i front hug, but i actually.....Kissed a couple of my girlfriends, and gee did i end up messed up for it. I have 2 Degrees, a great career, a wife who i love more than anything in this world and three great kids. and much to the dismay of these little wannabe rapper/gangbangers, i still front hug my wife, and my kids to this day.

Drew Yoshida

These guys are horrible! Hugs and kisses aren't a sin. I think this awful band and song are a sin!

Drew Yoshida

These guys are horrible! Hugs and kisses aren't a sin. I think this awful band and song are a sin!

Drew Yoshida

These guys are horrible! Hugs and kisses aren't a sin. I think this awful band and song are a sin!




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