Yes We’re Still Doing It!

September 8, 2008 at 9:48 pm (Uncategorized) (, , )

I’ve gotten a ton of calls lately from people asking if our church will still be doing the song “Healer.” Of course we’re still doing it. Why wouldn’t we?

Just because the writer is going through some issues doesn’t mean that the song isn’t a great worship song!

Do we need to throw out the book of Psalms because David committed adultery? No. God uses messed up people all the time to do great things.

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11 Comments

  1. Laura said,

    I remember watching him play at a concert and I was so moved….”this is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable.”

  2. Pete Wilson said,

    Still LOVE the song.

  3. OCD-ism/Obsessive Christian Disorder said,

    Aww… I feel bad for this guy….. I’ll be praying for him… God will take care of all that. I LOVE this song and I love him.

    Thanks for posting this on your blog and for continuing to sing it at church…

    You’re a good man, Jarrod….

  4. Jessica said,

    Wow!! I dont know what else to say! But GREAT POST! and I love love love love love this song!

  5. fullofboys said,

    You are so right – God uses the imperfect to His Glory….we all go through things and deal with our demons…and God can still use us! Love the song!

  6. Laura said,

    I cannot get this song out of my head…it really is a good song…

  7. Office said,

    Totally love the song too AND respect any churches decision to keep it in the rotation.

    The Psalms are honest, gut wrenching and authentic expressions of pain, joy, love, hope, etc.

    Healer, is brilliantly written, both lyrically and musically…only problem is that unlike the Psalms it’s born out of deception.

    Still love the song as long as my community sang it in that context and reminded me that I’m capable of the same deception.

  8. Scott Harris said,

    Totally love the song too AND respect any churches decision to keep it in the rotation.

    The Psalms are honest, gut wrenching and authentic expressions of pain, joy, love, hope, etc.

    Healer, is brilliantly written, both lyrically and musically…only problem is that unlike the Psalms it’s born out of deception.

    Still love the song as long as my community sang it in that context and reminded me that I’m capable of the same deception.

  9. baldbrilliance said,

    love that you’re still playing it! it wasn’t born out of deception…it wasn’t written to deceive. it was written as a prayer that God would heal. not heal cancer. that was the deception. the song was written as a prayer that God would heal mike’s addiction, deception and pain. regardless of the reason it’s still full of truth. i agree with you…God uses messed up folks all the time to spread truth.

  10. krista said,

    i wondered about that song the other day. i have missed it!!
    and im so glad Hosanna is part of the lineup now 🙂

  11. George C said,

    “God uses messed up people all the time to do great things.”

    What great thing did he do again?
    Oh yeah; he wrote a song.

    Don’t you think it is questionable to be giving royalties to a lie?

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