There’s a Christian fallacy out there that’s really popular. That fallacy is the teaching that the reason you exist is to worship God.
There’s only one problem with that: the reason you exist is NOT to worship Him.
“Whaaaat?” (All the religious and spiritual people just gasped in shock.)
That’s right. I know people say that the reason you exist is to worship God. It sounds spiritual. It sounds Biblical. It sounds really noble, and worship is spiritual and noble and Biblical and necessary and wonderful and more. I love to worship and am not belittling worship or saying it’s not important at all; it’s one of the most important things we could ever do.
But worship is not the reason you exist, and the paradigm that it is has caused a lot of pain in the Body of Christ.
Why pain, you ask? [Read more…]