Hello! My name is Jeremy Gonzalez. I’m a 23-year-old worship leader & musician currently residing in the great city of Austin, Texas. I have been convinced that my purpose here on Earth is to live a life in accordance to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
As of August of 2017 and ending in August of 2019, I’m currently serving the Austin Stone Community Church as a worship resources resident with Austin Stone Worship. Apart from pursuing ministry efforts, God has given me the unique opportunity to serve my country in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve where I serve as a field radio operator.
Born in Garland, Texas and raised in Austin – my story is simply this: I was lost in sin and chose multiple identities that did not satisfy. It wasn’t until my sophomore year of high school where I surrendered my life to Jesus Christ. After walking through fruitful seasons of discipleship, community, failure and some difficult road bumps- I’ve come to desire nothing more than being used in the service of Christ whether vocationally, across the nations, or here in the states. To me, anything else would be wasted time and my prayer is to live a life that reflects Paul’s words- in which whatever impressive works I’ve accumulated, I would count them all as a loss for the immeasurable worth of knowing Jesus Christ. The Lord Jesus has called all of us to that same ministry (Matt. 28:19-20, Luke. 10:2).
For all my days, my desire is to see communities transformed by the power of the Gospel into a worshiping culture that loves God and yearns to worship Him. I believe that we as created beings were created to worship something, we worship our education, our favorite sports teams, money, people, our jobs, and even ourselves (Matt. 6:21). Yet, as followers of Jesus -God’s Word is very clear- He alone is worthy of our worship (1 Chron. 29:11, every psalm ever, Isaiah 42:8). The beauty of the gospel is that no one is righteous in the sight of the Lord (Rom. 3:10-12), we were bound for our due punishment, but God out of His love, kindness, and mercy made a way to have perfect fellowship with Him through our Lord Jesus Christ and His perfect work on the cross (Eph. 1:3-10). How could we not respond in awe about that?
The uniqueness of God’s creativity is that He created us with mouths to respond to Him and hands to do His will.
After that being said, I hope you enjoy my thoughts and collections!
Extended Note: My hope is that most of my writings contain content rich with biblical theology for the purpose of helping and encouraging believing readers in their walk with the Master. You may find all sorts of stuff on this blog from Bible reading, Doctrine & Theology, stories from the Marines, Residency, and whatever else the Lord is calling me to!
My strongest desire for the non-believer reading is that the Gospel would captivate you into the life-changing realities of Jesus Christ.