Jaded. Conflicted. Alienated from one another. We inhabit the shadows. Spend too long in the darkness, and we gradually grow darker too.
We all become shadows if we let go of the light.
Desperate for truth, we find ourselves searching through the darkness for love and hope. When the light we embrace turns out to be a fractured, out-of-focus image of the light we long for, we become shadowed versions of ourselves – faint reflections of the people we could be.
When every star and planet seems to testify to the sure and relentless fade to chaos that we sense deep within ourselves, how do we hang onto hope? In a world of shadows and half-truths, what can we do to restore the missing pieces of our world, and ourselves?
It’s Only You.
Jesus is the light that exposes all things for what they truly are – all our joy, all our suffering, every relationship and experience, even our very souls. It’s only in His light that everything else grows clearer.
Lights on and eyes opened, we can forge ahead through the shadows. And as we embrace the love and hope of Jesus, our hearts give birth to new melodies – choruses of new life.
ABOUT THE RESPONDING
The Responding is the worship ministry of Crossroads Community Church in Vancouver, WA. Based around the simple message that Jesus is real, we are fully engaged in the work He is doing, transforming our community and our world when we simply respond to Him. The band and its songwriting community is a collection of musically-gifted artists, worship leaders and musicians from Crossroads and its extended family. Our vision is to equip and support worship leaders with quality songs and resources that can inspire worship in any context and can draw people toward life with Jesus.
The Responding Band and its songwriters have written and recorded three albums – “Your Kingdom Is Here” (2014), “No Name Is Higher” (2017), and “It’s Only You” (2019).
Artists from The Responding are available for worship events and conferences.
You can connect with The Responding at firstname.lastname@example.org.