We Seek Your Kingdom: a whole-life worship song
What does it mean to seek God’s kingdom right where you are? You could be at work. Maybe you’re looking after the kids. Or seeing friends (finally). But wh...
As followers of Jesus, we’re called to join in his work in the world rather than just in our safe Christian bubbles – leaving his mark in town halls and factories, fields and offices, markets and schools.
‘Not Made for the Harbour,’ a whole-life worship song by Andy Flannagan, is all about flourishing as we work with God for the benefit of the people around us and the places we’re in. Because we have a Saviour who left the safety of heaven to change the world – and he invites us to follow his example.
Commissioned by LICC and Thy Kingdom Come and accompanied by a fun animated video, it’s an upbeat song perfect for Sunday morning worship. If you run all age services, it’d be a great fit for those, too!
It’s an encouragement to be bold in the power of the Spirit, to trust him even though life can be ‘cold and dark’, and to pray that ‘this worn world would be transformed’ as he works through us in our ordinary places.
The video shows what that might look like in practice, as God works through three Christians – a factory employee, a school pupil, and a local councillor – to bring justice, mercy, and reconciliation in their everyday contexts.
Songwriter Andy Flannagan speaks to Lady T about the inspiration behind ‘Not Made for the Harbour’, the song’s message for Christians in all kinds of roles, and his hope that it’ll inspire thousands to ask, ‘What is God calling me to out in his world?’