LOS ANGELES — Jesus has suffered enough said Every Man Ministries founder Kenny Luck, who will be speaking at Ignite LA, a two-day men’s conference at Desert Reign Church in Downey beginning this Friday (March 9) at 5 pm.
Luck’s words come from the perspective of witnessing to a broken male culture.
“Jesus has suffered enough,” he said recently at a men’s study (VIDEO BELOW) held at Crossline Community Church in Laguna Hills where he is also a pastor. “Don’t grieve the spirit of Christ through personal choices to sin by giving yourself self-rationalized permission to put the pause button on your relationship with God.”
His admonition comes at a time when the subject of “broken men” has surfaced more frequently in mainstream media as the root of serious problems in the U.S., including mass shootings.
In a recent New York Times op-ed piece, The Boys Are Not All Right, Michael Ian Black writes that “…the man who feels lost but wishes to preserve his fully masculine self has only two choices: withdrawal or rage. We’ve seen what withdrawal and rage have the potential to do. School shootings are only the most public of tragedies. Others, on a smaller scale, take place across the country daily; another commonality among shooters is a history of abuse toward women.”
KEEPING THE MAIN THING THE MAIN THING
Luck, who has authored and co-authored more than 20 books for men, has been addressing “broken male culture” for the past three decades.
“My prayer for all that live in LA and Orange counties and wherever you live is that people would recognize large communities of men for one thing: they recognize them for having been with Jesus. That they become sources of life and it’s a noteworthy miracle, and that would be a witness for God that would create so much salvation in a city and so much life,” Luck said.
“Knowing the Lord is the main thing of life. The only thing left for us to do is to declare surrender,” Luck adds. “I’m not surrendering to anybody, but I’ll surrender to Christ.”
On Friday, the conference opens for check-in and coffee at 5 pm, and Session 1 from 7-9 pm. Saturday’s schedule includes a 7 am check-in, Session 2 at 9-11 am, lunch, and Session 3 from 12 to 2 pm.
For registration and more information go to the conference website: ignitela.net.
IGNITE LA MEN’S CONFERENCE MARCH 9-10