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5 Christian Music Divas I Adored (Because I Wasn’t Allowed to Listen to Britney)

Growing up in a super Christian household had some lovely benefits. For example, Vacation Bible School was lit. Each summer had a theme and they would barbecue every day for a week! I got to eat burgers and hot dogs plus the opportunity to take part in an exciting new era each summer, whether it be “Under the Sea” themed or “Old Western.” I lived for the theatrics (as well as the applause for memorizing bible verses because I am an over-achiever/show-boater). Another lovely perk was the ability to remove myself from several specific narratives including the study of science and dinosaurs in elementary school. Science was my least favorite subject and I was sure to deny evolution openly in class, as well as the thought that dinosaurs ever existed. I had friends who loved dinos and Jurassic Park but I much preferred watching Regis and Kelly over playing childish games. While my family simmered down with strict religious rules by the time I was 14, there were still things I had to catch up on as I …