Construction projects take a lot of planning. No one decides to build a house because they have seen a house and have some boards lying about. Meeting the physical needs of babies allows thier bodies to be built. Constructing a life is more than growing a body. This blog is for those who are passionate about building lives in Christ.
Serving others is a great way to build the body--and our faith. Serving is simply a scaffolding on which to watch the Lord at work.
Friday, December 5, 2014
Jars of Clay
In a way, this record represents, for me, a self-imposed eviction notice from a religious community that is unfit to live in. I am packing up my things. I will gather my questions, my opinions, my mistakes and confessions and start walking in search of….
Daniel Haseltine, lead vocalist Jars of Clay
Those are sad, hard words from an artist who was nurtured and popularized by the religious community he cannot find a place within. Yet in the midst of those words, there is a glorious right-ness about his movement. In his blog piece explanation about his ‘self-imposed’ eviction, Haseltine explains his weariness of pretending to be more than he is. Never does God desire for us to be pretenders.
For the rest of this piece: http://www.thebottomline.co/featured/jars-of-clay/