Don’t Judge Me | #BeEquipped

Four12 Global ARTICLES, Ryan Kingsley, Shaun Brauteseth


“But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.” Hebrews 3:13 (NIV)


The word “accountability” is one the world despises, and even the church seems to have grown to oppose – mainly because it is misunderstood and because we have grown overfamiliar with the term, forgetting the power of living it out.

In this latest clip in the #BeEquipped series, Ryan Kingsley and Shaun Brauteseth unpack the concept of “accountability”; what it is, why we need it, and where is it seen in the Bible. They take a closer look at the biggest reasons people oppose accountability and discuss why it’s not others meddling with your life. Instead, they position accountability as an opportunity to truly live like Jesus.

Ryan and Shaun close by calling us to be bold, live in the light and give an account today so we can stand firm to the end.

This clip forms part of the #BeEquipped series – conversations around contemporary issues facing the church. You can find other videos from the series here.


Shaun played punk rock for a living, then worked for a chicken company, then wrote copy for adverts. Now he’s one of the full-time pastors at Oxygen Life Church. He has a lovely wife, Sammy Jane, and two beautiful children. You can follow him on Facebook.

Ryan is a devoted lover of Jesus, a happy husband and a father of four. He is the lead elder of City on a Hill Church (Multi-site). You can follow him on Facebook.