Our western consumer mentality has created an expectation and co-dependency in institutional church to provide for our every spiritual need. This has supplanted the all sufficiency of Christ and placed expectations on the church that she can't meet. When these expectations are not met, people get offended or dissatisfied. We must become self-feeders for spiritual growth. There is a season of dependency in discipleship, but many people get used to this provision and never learn [...]
"I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship." Romans 12:1 In our relationship with Jesus, He gave us all and it cost God everything. To Him, relationship with us was worth it. In His presence I become aware of my need for His grace and He holds nothing back. He lavishes His love and [...]
I am at a loss for words. This takes me to a happy place. To my brother Scott I give a big Star Wars shout out! I'm sorry for making fun of you as a kid and calling you Star Wars Freak. I admit it I'm afreak too and I'm now coming out of the SW closet. I love you man. What makes you happy?
This is Jason Clark. I went to Elim with him. I found one of his videos on Kevin Mahaffy's blog. Enjoy this video of him leading worship at The Father's House in Rochester, NY. You can link over to His MySpace or Virb Site and listen to his latest CD "Surrendered and Untamed". This is a must. I was incredibly blessed by it.