Brett Younker may be best known as a songwriter and worship leader with Passion City Church in Atlanta, but, as you’ll hear in this outstanding devotional, he’s a church planter and most definitely a preacher. His heart for God is apparent and his challenge to all of us to open our whole hearts to God and allow the Holy Spirit to guide us through his plan for our lives is always a relevant message.
Brett quotes A. W. Tozer in this episode and here is another relevant Tozer quote for this great devotional: “If the Holy Spirit was withdrawn from the church today, 95 percent of what we do would go on and no one would know the difference. If the Holy Spirit had been withdrawn from the New Testament church, 95 percent of what they did would stop, and everybody would know the difference.”
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Music by Brett Younker
Who is Brett Younker?
A movement founded by Louie and Shelley Giglio in 1995, Passion has been rooted in the truth of Isaiah 26:8 – “Yes Lord, walking in the way of Your truth we wait eagerly for You, for Your name and Your renown are the desire of our hearts” – existing to glorify God by uniting students in worship, prayer, and justice for spiritual awakening in this generation. Passion has ushered in the writing, recording, and leading of some of the most recognizable and unforgettable worship anthems of this generation and is led by Kristian Stanfill, Brett Younker, Melodie Malone, and a new wave of voices including Sean Curran and Chidima. Chris Tomlin, Matt Redman, Crowder, Christy Nockels, and more have also lent their voices alongside Passion throughout the years. Passion’s latest full-length album, “I’ve Witnessed It,” was recorded live at Passion 2023, which was held in two locations with more than 30,000 students in attendance across the two events. The first gathering in Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX at Dickies Arena, followed by Passion’s home base in Atlanta, GA at State Farm Arena.
With more than 3.3 Billion global streams, 3 RIAA Certified Gold Singles including “Glorious Day,” “Even So Come,” and “One Thing Remains” and a multitude of chart-topping singles such as “Build My Life,” “God, You’re So Good,” “How Great Is Our God,” “God Of This City,” and “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),” listeners across the world continue to be impacted by the music of Passion.