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Be the Message - Taking Your Faith Beyond Words to a Life of Action

Kerry Shook

Maybe you're troubled by the disconnect between the words you speak and the life you live. Maybe you'd like to see your faith become more active and life-changing in the world around you. Pastor Kerry and Chris Shook felt that way. Even though their calling involved preaching and teaching, they became weary of sermons and words. They felt a gap between what they were saying and the needs of people around them. They decided to do something about it. Be the Message is their story of waking up to the gospel-not just a gospel of words and sermons, but the gospel of intention and action and people. They discovered a profound secret: You Are the Gospel As they explored the deeper truths of scripture, the verse "the word of God lives in you" came alive. Digging deeper, they discovered that the gospel message is really about life message-your life lived out. God's call to you is simple: Be the Message Be the Message opens up a new world of understanding about what God calls you to. As the Shooks learned, the gospel is not about what you say. It's about who you are and what you do-and how you can be God's hands and feet in the world. What would happen if we talked about God less and walked with God more? Be the Message reminds us that Christianity was meant to be a faith of action, not a faith of words. Yet often we sacrifice doing something for the sake of talking about it. When we actually act out on our faith, we find our faith grows even more. You can do more than nothing. People's lives are changed when you allow your life to be the gospel to the world. Living out the gospel in the world today is both simple and costly. The Shooks explore that paradox through biblical stories and their own experience of making a decision to live out the gospel in practical ways. Choosing to be the gospel changed their family, church and personal relationships with God. How can it change your life?

Maybe you're troubled by the disconnect between the words you speak and the life you live. Maybe you'd like to see your faith become more active and life-changing in the world around you. Pastor Kerry and Chris Shook felt that way. Even though their calling involved preaching and teaching, they became weary of sermons and words. They felt a gap between what they were saying and the needs of people around them. They decided to do something about it. Be the Message is their story of waking up to the gospel-not just a gospel of words and sermons, but the gospel of intention and action and people. They discovered a profound secret: You Are the Gospel As they explored the deeper truths of scripture, the verse "the word of God lives in you" came alive. Digging deeper, they discovered that the gospel message is really about life message-your life lived out. God's call to you is simple: Be the Message Be the Message opens up a new world of understanding about what God calls you to. As the Shooks learned, the gospel is not about what you say. It's about who you are and what you do-and how you can be God's hands and feet in the world. What would happen if we talked about God less and walked with God more? Be the Message reminds us that Christianity was meant to be a faith of action, not a faith of words. Yet often we sacrifice doing something for the sake of talking about it. When we actually act out on our faith, we find our faith grows even more. You can do more than nothing. People's lives are changed when you allow your life to be the gospel to the world. Living out the gospel in the world today is both simple and costly. The Shooks explore that paradox through biblical stories and their own experience of making a decision to live out the gospel in practical ways. Choosing to be the gospel changed their family, church and personal relationships with God. How can it change your life?
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Maybe you're troubled by the disconnect between the words you speak and the life you live. Maybe you'd like to see your faith become more active and life-changing in the world around you. Pastor Kerry and Chris Shook felt that way. Even though their calling involved preaching and teaching, they became weary of sermons and words. They felt a gap between what they were saying and the needs of people around them. They decided to do something about it. Be the Message is their story of waking up to the gospel-not just a gospel of words and sermons, but the gospel of intention and action and people. They discovered a profound secret: You Are the Gospel As they explored the deeper truths of scripture, the verse "the word of God lives in you" came alive. Digging deeper, they discovered that the gospel message is really about life message-your life lived out. God's call to you is simple: Be the Message Be the Message opens up a new world of understanding about what God calls you to. As the Shooks learned, the gospel is not about what you say. It's about who you are and what you do-and how you can be God's hands and feet in the world. What would happen if we talked about God less and walked with God more? Be the Message reminds us that Christianity was meant to be a faith of action, not a faith of words. Yet often we sacrifice doing something for the sake of talking about it. When we actually act out on our faith, we find our faith grows even more. You can do more than nothing. People's lives are changed when you allow your life to be the gospel to the world. Living out the gospel in the world today is both simple and costly. The Shooks explore that paradox through biblical stories and their own experience of making a decision to live out the gospel in practical ways. Choosing to be the gospel changed their family, church and personal relationships with God. How can it change your life?

Language:

English

Narrators:

Chris Shook

Length:

5h 35m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:17


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:13


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:46


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

02:41


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

06:42


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

07:33


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

07:37


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

01:50


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

07:47


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:01


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:01


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:30


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:04


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:08


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:50


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:29


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:15


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

07:24


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:44


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:57


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

08:10


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

08:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

07:05


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

07:32


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

02:45


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:05


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

07:53


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

06:18


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:30


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

07:51


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

08:26


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

07:43


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:48


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:02


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

09:36


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

08:29


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:51


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:28


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:06


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

08:21


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:36


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:32


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:31


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

02:48


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:50


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:12


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:27


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:13


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:43


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:20


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

08:56


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

08:45


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:25


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

07:37


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

00:33