I found this on Facebook, and it really struck me as being such a true indication of how far removed from being real Christians, most Christians are.
I can just imagine if this had occurred in the Church I used to attend. I can see the noses wrinkling and the judgemental looks and elitist attitudes on full alert.
I’m no better than a homeless person. I’m no better than anyone. I just had different circumstances in life that never led to me being actually homeless. But, I do know what it’s like to suffer. And be judged. And be tossed aside, ignored, hurt, abused and made to feel like I have to leave, I don’t belong – because I don’t conform to what the group of people (they are not a real Church) wants and expects and demands. Even though the sins are theirs.
Most Church’s are full of religious hypocrites, who have no real understanding of what it is to be like Jesus, to love like Jesus, do the right thing, like Jesus. Just as this Church proved and this would be the usual response this very intuitive, very Godly Pastor – exposed. Praise God! He obviously is a strong pastor with a heart for Jesus that is willing to say what the congregation ‘don’t’ want to hear – even if that is doing what is going to be very unpopular. And good to see elders with integrity supporting him.
This pastor is the sort of pastor of a Church, I would like to find.
This is what he did;
Pastor Jeremiah Steepek (pictured below) transformed himself into a homeless person and went to the 10,000 member church that he was to be introduced as the head pastor at that morning. He walked around his soon to be church for 30 minutes while it was filling with people for service….only 3 people out of the 7-10,000 people said hello to him. He asked people for change to buy food….NO ONE in the church gave him change. Continue reading