Marketing and Ministry? The Word is the Product, NOT You!

Jesus did not say: “When the talented celebrity Christian’s brand is lifted up, their marketing skills will draw all men unto me.”

Jesus said, When I am lifted up, I will draw all men unto me!” Yes, he was talking about the cross, but he was also giving a prophetic statement on how his disciples were to do evangelism.

Marketing and branding of talent doesn’t win the lost. Taken out of balance it is often used to turn ministry into a great acting job, aka “hypocrisy.”

That’s why Jesus said “The Pharisees do their works to be seen by men.” The Pharisees were hypocrites and their “converts” ended up twice as hell bound as they were. See Matthew 23.

2 Corinthians says “We preach not ourselves, but Christ Jesus the Lord, and ourselves as your servants for His sake.”

The rules of engagement for marketing a car or a natural product or service are different from the biblical requirements for conducting a ministry. If you try to mix the two worlds without a good biblical foundation… the results can be dangerous.

To put it simply: in the kingdom of God, the message is the product. If you aren’t marketing the message you are creating an idol.

There is a difference between marketing the message, and marketing “self” and hoping the message somehow sticks later.

If you are a minister of Christ part of your responsibility is to focus on Christ Himself. If you start to focus on lifting up yourself or your brand/talent, you end up really not leading anyone to Christ, but to your own error. As a minister, marketing should be for communication purposes only, not as an end in itself. The message should be the product, not the brand.

What if Chryslers commercial with eminem just showed eminem, instead of the car? Maybe people would just find out later more about the 300… That’s what most gospel music marketing has turned into. They put the product (the Word of God) last and market their brand instead. Don’t market yourself market the Word of God. Your talent should be used only to display the product (the Word of God).

Most ministries start marketing themselves when they either don’t have a word anymore or they don’t want to really obey it. Then they become the message – because they don’t have a message anymore.

Pure ministries do not have to bait & switch because the Word is the Bait and the Word is the only Switch they want. Ministries that put branding and people pleasing first are a source of corruption, and they just do it for the money.

This is DETROIT, and This Is What We Do! – Week of Swords And Axes Day #5

This is DETROIT, and This Is What We Do! – Week of Swords And Axes Day #5

We mix the holy with the profane, so that the profanity can SILENCE the voice of the holy when it gets the chance.

We shake a fist at God and trust in corrupt government and witchcraft business, casinos, idolatry and debt money to bring us back to life.

But God will destroy our city until the Churches in Detroit turn from our wickedness and pray night and day.

We are a prophetic microcosm of the failure, pandDEMONic violence and rioting, and unconstitutional Islamic takeover that is coming to ALL of America if the Church in Detroit doesn’t destroy our sin and our institutionalized racial division NOW.

This is Detroit, and this is what we do!

Check out this video from our friends at Deatroitborn.

It exposes the hidden and secret message behind Eminem and Chrysler’s Detroit commercial:

2 Chronicles 7:14 If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray , and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.

This is the Week of Swords and Axes here at SoSpression blog. Why? God is fighting with big swords, pruning His people with small swords, and taking Axes to the poison filled roots of every wicked tree in His Kingdom.

So put #wosaa and #killingidols and #ifeargod on your facebook and twitter; with a link to www.sospression.com. If you have a friend who likes truth, tell them to follow @esosa on twitter or on www.sospression.com

Day 1:  Why the Swords, Why All the Axes?

Day 2: If You Are Living Your Best Life Now, You are Going to Hell

Day 3: WOE TO THOSE WHO JUSTIFY THE WICKED AND CONDEMN THE JUST

Day 4: WARNING: Gospel Witchcraft Music and Christian Sorceror Ministry – How Not To Be A Religious Whore

 

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Drake… Eminem… Gucci… Lecrae – EXPOSED!

In order to take the spiritual temperature of an individual or society, one must mark the music. – Plato

Artist: Drake
Song: I’m Goin IN
PURPOSE: To brag about forceful intercourse, fornication (sex outside of marriage), sin, and pride.

Chorus:
I’m going in [x4]
And I’ma go hard [x4]
B— I’m going in [x4]
And I’ma go hard [x4]
Sample Lyrics:
First off you know what it is if you heard drake making h–s wobble like a bridge in a earthquake /never see me out cuz I live in my workplace / chicks get hammered big d— bandit money flowing like a slit wrist no bandage blowin purple clouds / ni— I’m so sky high I aint cutting anybody slices out of my pie out of this world tho I’m so Sci-Fi

Song: Forever (ft Eminem, Kanye, Lil Wayne)
PURPOSE: To speak pridefully and sinfully about how they are the best and they have success in the music industry. They love telling lies, and they want to do this forever.

Chorus:
[Drake] It may not mean nothing to ya’ll, but understand nothin was done for me so I don’t plan on stoppin at all, I want this s— forever man, ever man, ever man. I’m shutting s— down in the mall and telling every girl she the one for me. And I ain’t even planning to call, I want this s— forever man, ever man, ever man, ever man.

JESUS’S RESPONSE:
Bloody and deceitful men will not live out half their days. (i.e, Tupac, Biggie, etc… google “premature death of rock stars”). Life is hard; but if you serve God with your talents, it will be better for you in the end.

But thou, O God, shalt bring them down into the pit of destruction: bloody and deceitful men shall not live out half their days; but I will trust in thee. Psalms 55:23
Give me control over he who shapes the music of a nation, and I care not who makes the laws. – Napoleon

Artist: Gucci Mane
Song: Bricks
PURPOSE: To brag about selling crack and cocaine and influence young people to do it as a job.

Chorus:
Bricks /All white bricks /Off white bricks /Light tan bricks /Just hit a lick, For 50 more bricks /Balling like a b—, with all these bricks /Bricks /36 zips /That’s a whole chick /Wanna bad b—? Gotta have bricks /Yea that make sense /Yea I make hits /But I still take bricks
Sample Lyrics:
So icy c.e.o, I’m a fool with the snow /They think I’m puttin’ v.v.s jewels in the coke /My watch a cool hundred, Paint-job a cold 20 /And after this flip I’m quittin’ the trap cold turkey, Sike!

Song: Wasted
PURPOSE: To brag about being high on drugs and drunk on alcohol at an orgy, Also to make a painful, dead-end lifestyle sound fun and appealing.

Chorus:
Rock star lifestyle might don’t make it /Living life high everyday click wasted /Sipping on purple stuff rolling up stanky /Wake up in the morning 10 clock dranking /Party, party, party, let’s all get wasted /Shake it for me baby girl, do it butt naked/ I’m so wasted, she so wasted shout the bartender /Send 20 more cases
Sample Lyrics:
I don’t wear tight jeans like the white boys /But I do get wasted like the white boys /Now I’m looking for a b– to suck dis almond joy /Said she gotta stop sucking ’cause her jaw’s sore

JESUS’S RESPONSE:
The wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus. Your sin will catch up with you. Don’t waste your life in sin – God Loves you too much. Romans 3:23, John 3:16
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Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten… now in the days of his youth, even before he is able to know the reason why. – Socrates

Artist: Eminem
Song: Lose Yourself
PURPOSE: To inspire people to do their best and live for the moment. (Without regard to future consequences).
Sample Lyrics:
The soul’s escaping, through this hole that it’s gaping /This world is mine for the taking
Make me king, as we move toward a, new world order /A normal life is boring, but superstardom’s close to post mortem /It only grows harder, only grows hotter

JESUS’S RESPONSE: What does it profit a man to gain the whole world, and lose his soul? Matt 16:26

Song: Stan
PURPOSE: To show people a worst-case example of someone following him.
Sample Lyrics:
I’m glad I inspire you but Stan /why are you so mad? Try to understand, that I do want you as a fan /I just don’t want you to do some crazy s—
I seen this one s— on the news a couple weeks ago that made me sick /Some dude was drunk and drove his car over a bridge /and had his girlfriend in the trunk, and she was pregnant with his kid
and in the car they found a tape, but they didn’t say who it was to /Come to think about, his name was.. it was you D—!

JESUS’S RESPONSE:
When the blind lead the blind, they both fall into the ditch. Luke 6:39

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Artist: LECRAE
Song: Breathin to Death
PURPOSE: To show the heart of a person that lives in sin but knows they need God.
Sample Lyrics:
I know I tell lies/ I know I do dirt /Apart from You I’m nothing/ but You can give me worth/ I don’t know if I know You /But still I know I should/ I know these days are evil and only You are good/ I’ve come to this conclusion I would like to change/ Cause all the world’s money and fame cannot sustain/ I know that I should turn/ but that’s the hardest thang/ Cause do I really feel that havin’ Jesus is my gain/ The world is so tempting/ satan is a beast/ he hypnotizes my eyes to say the least/ But Jesus be my treasure to know You is to live/ And I am here dying trying everything there is/ All I need here is You
Chorus:
Help me Lord before there’s no time left/ I ain’t living I’m just breathing to death (echo)/ Your ways are perfect and they lead me to rest/ Mine are evil and they lead me to death

Song: I Did It For YOU
PURPOSE: To open up his life struggles & hurts, and how he got God’s Love.
Sample Lyrics:
Single mother low income riding the bus/ Big momma making a fuss saying in God she trusts/ My uncles 20, I’m 10 taking gulps of gin/ He don’t realize that we all are engulfed in sin/ Gang bangers on the corner got me wanna be down/ Take a bullet for some city owned government ground/ By 25 everybody locked or dead/ Too busy playing around never looking ahead/ Every funeral, cats get upset and cry/ Turn their heads towards the sky trying to ask God why/ But they never looked up till then/ Every other day they concerned with the world and consumed in sin/Not Christ just heaven they want
They think clean means/ not trying to sling things out of their trunk/ Nobody ever told them heaven was spotless and we all dirty/That’s why we need a Holy God to wash us.
JESUS’S RESPONSE: WELL DONE!

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Rock & Roll & Rap Videos – Don’t Stop Spreading Them

Do NOT Stop Spreading these Videos!

The Salvation of 3 Generations could depend on it!

1. Go to GoodFight Theater! http://www.theater.goodfight.org

Check out the AWESOME exposes and eye-opening clarity of the surprising spiritual motivations of entertainers! You will want to spread the news and the link, and order the dvds… then go to these youtube videos and spread them like a virus! The salvation of your generation depends partly on the LABORERS. We are going to wear satan out with God’s Grace & Truth just like he tries to wear us out with his sin & lies!

Many of these videos have been removed –

so if any of them are not there, just go to youtube and search for those words – or do a search on “sold their souls for rock & roll”

Check here as well:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoBfpP4pMRk&feature=related

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ICP think they sold their soul to the devil… But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b-_3-YB2XMo

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MTV and Madonna and Eminem and Method Man and Jimi Hendrix and Garth Brooks and Kid Rock think they sold their soul to the devil… But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.

The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uKfGNEuGWMo

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Dr. Dre, Eminem and others think they sold their soul to the devil… But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oify6AtKkFs

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Korn and Ozzy Osbourne and Frank Zappa and Limp Bizkit and Red Hot Chili Peppers think they sold their soul to the devil… But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRPxkkP-ZGM

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Do you realize the satanic plan in secular music and in the United Nations is the same plan that God foiled in Genesis 11. Why are these people doing it again? They will fail again!
Pick your team! Kingdom or Babylon!
Go hard
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMDF4_zekbM

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Carlos Santana, David Koresh, Jim Jones, Hitler, have a lot in common… But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Wv9ldtDGds

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This clip tells the story of Robert Johnson, a Black man who is called ‘THE FATHER OF ROCK & ROLL’ admitted that he sold his soul to satan in the 1950s. The roots of rock in satanism…  But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Aml1RZsxqw

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Robert Johnston blues star and founder of Rock, actually sold his soul to satan. This is the root of the secular music you listen to. That’s why it does what it does to your soul. satanism…  But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvMfM_87tec

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Eazy E, Bone Thugs & Harmony, Snoop Dogg, Method Man, Master P, DMX, Three 6 Mafia, and others think they think they sold their soul to the devil… But Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SC0WRXRrp2w

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Wow… this guys testimony is amazing. He actually was writing music for satan when God delivered him! From Elvis to today… Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_p0MruAg8wM

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More mind-blowing footage about Elvis, Backstreet Boys, Christina Aguilera, and other stars that masked themselves as harmless. Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yusiv3JDng

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Singers like Spice Girls and Brittney Spears teach children to reject God’s laws and their parents laws like “Keep your mouth shut Keep your legs shut” Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJCWydWB9tY

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The Truth about Elvis Presley… he was not a Christian. His bodyguards, the “Memphis Mafia” reveal his demonic forces and deception.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qX7FJgtOti8

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The Truth about Elvis Presley… he was not a Christian. He was deep into occult and actually thought he was a false christ and read from satanist Madame Blavatsky at his concerts! Also notice how SIMILAR Michael Jackson’s life ended the same way Elvis did – with PILLS.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8AOzOvXwu4

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More on Elvis… and Jerry Lewis actually condemns himself to Hell, he thought he sold his soul to satan. I wish he had repented before he died. Same thing with Little Richard. They don’t know how merciful Jesus Christ is!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n0wHc10VGMw
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Most rock & roll artists have been influenced by Aliester Crowley… he taught drugs, sex, and “Imma Do Me.” In order to promote satanism and the Anti-Christ. How Timothy Leary and the Beatles helped spread satanism.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6vLnAYjK2A

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How Aliester Crowley sowed seeds of satanic discipleship (Harry Hayes and Dr. Alfred Kinsey) for the sexual revolution and how promotion of homosexuality and the rape of little boys is related to the Anti-Christ.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnNkmNPptk0

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HOw the Beatles promoted satanism under the influence of Aliester Crowley… they brought yoga (yoking yourself to a demon) to America.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGy0Sk80amQ

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“Making Movies is casting spells…” how the Rolling Stones and the Beatle helped promote satanism in 1967…. the end of this is DEEP!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LgOzb_1wjig

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Let’s look at the FRUIT of satanism, idolatry, and rebellion against God, from 1967. NOT Freedom- addictions, broken lives, sexual diseases, suicides, abortions, and broken families
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRcHT14oQr8

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How drugs are related to witchcraft. Jimi Hendrix testifies to his servanthood to satan. Whoever is taken captive to this, there is still time. Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die.
The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDH9j_f0YPk

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Demon worship and Jim Morrison of The Doors – the connection.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6duGqjEFoVQ

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satan is a lie. Even thru the greatest entertainers (false prophets) in the world. How the Beach Boys created the culture of southern California and created witchcraft music. Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die. The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKmh1mmjHV0

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Michael Jackson spread sexual perversion and contacted demon spirits for his music.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRf7wM6vLuI

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Kurt Cobain… 90s grunge satanist, (I think he may have gotten saved before he died… Hallelujah!). Also NIN and U2 are covered in here! Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die. The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdWHjFhIvcs

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U2 and CREED still has time to repent from their sins and trying to decieve Christians into the New World order. U2 is more blasphemous than Marilyn Manson. CREED signed their record deal in blood. Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die. The Mercy of the Lord endures forever, and His Truth endures to every Generation.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yp26vedLKDM

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Charles Manson, rock musician and mass murderer, a satanist who worked with the Beatles and Beach Boys and taught his family to kill. Jesus Blood is powerful and can still redeem their soul into life, before they die. The Mercy of the Lord endures forever,
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yqt2DLXDE7c

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Anton Lavey and the satan worshippers who love Hitler and the soon coming antichrist, and national socialism. This is CRAZY!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXs7Xd4JBXA

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How the music is leading to anti-christ. Son of Sam was a satanist murderer as well, but I heard that he got saved in prison thanks to the mercy of the Lord. He sold himself to the devil but Jesus brought him back!!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hd3v4tR0sM8