Liderul trupei ”Not an Idol” a scris recent câteva rânduri despre concurență. Nu-i vede rostul în spațiul în care acționează. În arealul slujirii lui Dumnezeu competiția este neavenită și de neconceput. Mark Oselski consideră că prin concurență se crează un ambient care nu știmuiește cu apanajul principiilor onorate de Dumnezeu. Prezența ei este un evident semn al unei motivații greșite.
Vineri, pe 13 octombrie 2017, Mark Oselski va fi din nou la Suceava împreună cu trupa ”Not an Idol”. Vor concerta la Filadelfia.
“Torben Søndergaard was born in 1976 in a non-christian family. He was baptized as a baby in the state church and later confirmed, but it was only because of tradition. One day, when he was 16, his mother had a stroke. His mother really meant a lot to him and when he heard this bad news he cried and cried and then he prayed to God. Not a prayer of tradition but of his whole heart: ‘God if you are there, please let my mom survive, do something’. When he prayed that it was like God was not there. It was like Torben was praying to the ceiling, God was so far away. His mother became paralyzed and spent like 1½ years in the hospital. One day he was thinking: “Is this life, just to experience bad things and then it is all over?” But he felt God was not there, so he took the little faith and religion he had and threw it away…”