In this podcast, Lloyd Clark, Jason’s dad, talks about his faith journey from behavior-focused religious striving into grace and the love of our Father; about waking up every morning in the revelation of being enough. With humor and authenticity, Lloyd talks about the finished work of the Cross, how Jesus fixed the problem of separation, and our invitation to awaken to our union.


“The whole sin conscious mindset has you waking up every morning ‘not enough.”’

“Everything we did and everything we built was out of insecurity because we didn’t know we were enough.”

“God never came to me with shame”

“When you’re not enough, everything you do is tainted with insecurity.”

“I know exactly what you’re going through, I know the pain. I have felt that betrayal.”

“If a kid can’t get it, it’s not the gospel.”

“Jesus fixed the problem of separation.”

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Derek Turner Follower of Jesus, in love with @sarahjturner, father to @caro.turn & @kaaatters, owner of Milo, pastor @rivercharlotte. Amazed by Grace

Jason Clark is a writer, speaker, and lead communicator at A Family Story ministries. His mission is to encourage sons and daughters to grow sure in the love of an always-good heavenly Father. He and his wife, Karen, live in North Carolina with their three children.


  1. Tineke Ziemer

    Oh yayyyyyyyyyyyyy! I’m listening right this second!

    • Jason Clark

      Haha, this one was especially fun!

  2. Tineke Ziemer

    Thank you for this very Canadian intro! haha

  3. Tineke Ziemer

    Okay, now after listening to this, I realize I might be considered a stalker! haha. No, this was so enjoyable you guys. As you know, I’ve been eagerly anticipating getting to hear from Lloyd because his articles are what God used to speak my love language and open my eyes to his true nature of Love. This was absolutely delightful to listen to. I hope you’ll do it again soon. Loved the story about the Clark Boys. Had a similar experience when someone punched my brother during a hockey game once. I was in the stands and I almost lept on the ice to beat him up. haha. In reality, that’s kind of how I feel when I see anyone attacking ya’ll on social media. I’m like, oh boy, do you wanna GO, people?! haha. Thankfully, Holy Spirit kicks in and I feel compassion for them. This was amazing, thank you so much, and HELLO!? A shout-out!! My day just got so much brighter. Fyi, I know my name is crazy. It’s Dutch, and it’s pronounced Tina-kuh.

    • Jason Clark

      Haha, it’s a great journey we get to be on together. Someday, we’re gonna get up to where you guys are and enjoy fellowship, the stories about hockey fights and the love of God, and the views!

      Yeah, that was a very Canadian intro 🙂 Oh, Canada, our home and native land and my dad is my hero so I totally get the way he can encourage and influence.

      It’s Dutch? Very cool! We have some Dutch Canadian friends here in Charlotte and I’ll be asking them about your name.

      Blessings on your week!

  4. Lloyd Clark

    What a sweet read this morning. Thank you!
    And what a joy to have a fellow Canadian sticking up for us🤪
    It’s been fun sharing life with you guys!
    Yeah, Looking forward to meeting you and your family and friends some day soon.
    Thanks again for all the encouragement!

    • Tineke Ziemer

      Love of love to you guys there. My friends and I are so looking forward to meeting you all one day!

      • Jason Clark

        Same here, can’t wait for the day we get to connect with you guys!


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