And are you saying that every time Jesus Culture gets together to worship or lead worship, they should be conscience stricken because of sin? This is actually something that I was warned of a couple months ago, but I brushed it off because I liked their music and did not want to stop listening, I believe the Lord used this post to stir everything back up in my heart and mind, and lead me to the truth I tried to reject. And I can feel Him walking towards me, close to me; and I suddenly had this revelation: He has come for that question. It is designed to lead people into a trance, where one is no longer in control - a very dangerous place for a Christian to be! And in one moment, my entire life changed. Note also that the group claims direct revelation and instruction from the Lord Himself. If no cameras are permitted then you should make that clear when people are paying for the tickets. We aim to actually provide them! Blessings, Robin Crystal, I want to thank you for graciously sharing your concerns here. My wife paid for deluxe tickets that had seat numbers on them but she had to stand the entire concert because there were no seats.
It seems that, at times, various members of the group also may preach or teach. One more thing, doctrine matters!! Experience should never be above scripture, but scipture doesn't nullify experience. And we need to get our priorities straight. Second of all- Either Jesus is right or you're right. Honestly i wish i didn't come across this blog because it is very confusing. You say in your writing that it is alarming that they have claimed to have received direct revelation and guidance from God.
People lay hands on people and impart called impartations things to other people. I don't know if people are defensive because they love the group so much, or if they don't want to admit they've been duped by these false teachers. Anonymous Hi, my name's Taylor. Is there anyone that is acceptable to you theologically? You brought up a very, excellent point. Many times I would be in despair, even questioning my own salvation, because I did not 'feel' His love for me or hear Him speaking. I encourage you to spend time in the word and not on this blog.
His wife, Alyssa, detailed the tragedy on. One night while driving around she cried out to the Lord, and came across a 24-hour prayer house that had been recently set up by Bethel Church. Which by the way— that is a miracle in itself because I am not a morning person. Yes of course you can publish my comment, I am humbled that you would want to! One more thing, doctrine matters!! Taking this to its logical conclusion, then, to question the actions or words of Jesus Culture and its members is to question God Himself. Thank you so much for sharing your testimony here; I pray that it will be an encouragement to others to 'test the spirits,' and to seek the truth of God in regard to these dangerous groups. When God moves He communes with the spirit of the believer: The body and soul are awake and fully alert; The spirit is softened; the will remains free but God draws gently into a conformity to His will.
That was 40 years ago and I have never regretted that decision. You will be in my prayers as you seek God's will in this dilemma. And I just catches her breath —I mean—I—I suddenly felt this—almost like a—the fear of the Lord. Yet, when face to face with God Almighty, how did Isaiah react? We've watched the visible church mainstream more and more goofiness. I, too, would urge you to look at the doctrinal content of the hymns of old and to compare with today's praise choruses. Menu Comment Members of Jesus Culture pose for album photos, 2015.
If you do a comparison it certainly doesn't have much in common to Christian hymns. One is, of course, Jesus. Sorry, no upcoming events found at this time. I think most of you do too. We compare our own ticket prices to our direct competitors every day. Never again will we attend a concert at this raunchy place.
I will not give my glory to another or my praise to idols. Bryan and Katie Torwalt B ryan and Katie Torwalt are worship leaders and songwriters who have a passion to see lives changed through encounters with the presence of God. This is done to ensure that our ticket prices remain among the cheapest in the industry. These days, Walker-Smith is making contemporary Christian music of her own, integrating elements inspired by her love of mainstream pop. What they say may not always be untrue, but when they claim to proclaim the gospel, is it truly the gospel? I would be interested to hear your thoughts. Phillip told him the good news of Jesus.
I spent years being afraid of God, and just kept running. In many cases, we're able to offer these popular seats even after the primary market has sold out! I've been telling my friends for over a year to watch out for this group. The presence of a pastrix at The City Church ought not surprise, though, when it is considered that this church was founded by Judah's parents, pastor Wendell and pastrix Gini Smith: The reader will note that, in the screenshot above, it states that Wendell and Gini Smith originally served under Dick Iverson at Bible Temple in Portland. Today The Christian Post that 60,000 students are scheduled to attend this week's event. You are, made perfectly how I imagined and designed. This—this trembling inside of me.
Rather there should be great joy in what God in Christ has done. People will get angry when you touch their sacred cows. Has the Lord never spoken simply a word of love to you? I just want to ask you a few questions. I appreciate you drawing these to my attention. Then I will take away my hand, and you shall see my back, but my face shall not be seen. London and her husband Lance love to use their musical and creative gifts to advance God's kingdom, build the local church, and minister to people. This is not a normal thing for me to just have these encounters, but I have one and I just live off of that until the next one laughs.
Walker-Smith's recollection of the vision is natural, and seems to presume that everyone should experience such a thing. Those who question it or speak against it best be girded with the truth of God's Word, because the opposition will be mighty. And why should another ethnic group adopt a European genre of music, rather than worship God with their own unique styles? This is an interesting point for you to bring up, and I appreciate gaining another perspective on the conference. Brian Ortize Brian Ortize founded 'The Worship School' in 2013 as a way to encourage and support local church worship leaders. The clip will close with band member Kim Walker-Smith breaking into spontaneous prayer and declaration. That is basically Kim's whole testimony! For more information please review our.