Live Like a Jesus Freak: Spend Today as if it Were Your Last

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Spend Today As If It Were Your Last

For those who've read Jesus Freaks, this book is the next step. Focusing on life application, the book features practical ideas for putting faith to work, challenging questions for deepening your life, and readings that will help you sustain your passion.

Live Like a Jesus Freak defines what it means to believe, pray, worship, study, love, stand, forgive, rejoice, serve, and...

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Overview

Spend Today As If It Were Your Last

For those who've read Jesus Freaks, this book is the next step. Focusing on life application, the book features practical ideas for putting faith to work, challenging questions for deepening your life, and readings that will help you sustain your passion.

Live Like a Jesus Freak defines what it means to believe, pray, worship, study, love, stand, forgive, rejoice, serve, and witness like a true Jesus Freak!

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The authors of Jesus Freaks offer guidance to new "freaks" on making a stand for Jesus in their schools, families, and communities.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577782087
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 11/1/2001
  • Series: Jesus Freaks Series
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 175,004
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Meet the Author

Since releasing their album Jesus Freak, dc Talk has emerged as a leader in the pursuit of melding rock 'n' roll with provocative questions of faith. Although various rock predecessors have examined spiritual issues--U2, Van Morrison, and Bob Dylan immediately come to mind--dc Talk has taken the notion to new lengths, both in commercial terms and depth of artistic exploration. Numerous Dove Awards, three Grammy Awards, two platinum albums, one gold album, and two gold-certified long-form videos attest to the group's ability to bridge the gap between religious and secular audiences. "We are very open about our Christian faith," says Toby McKeehan, "but when we make our records we want to create a musical experience that anyone can immerse themselves in. One of our goals is to encourage listeners to question themselves and to seek out truth."

Authoring the books in the JESUS FREAKS series is the newest venture in an ongoing growth process which began when the three members first met in the mid-1980s while attending college in Virginia. After relocating to Nashville, dc Talk released a series of increasingly ambitious-and successful-albums, beginning with their self-titled 1989 debut; followed by their gold-certified 1990 sophomore album Nu Thang; the platinum-certified 1992 opus Free at Last; 1995's Jesus Freak, a platinum-plus watershed which afforded the group more mainstream success than ever before; and 1998's Supernatural, which reflects the maturity and sophistication of their latest stage of development and growth. They have sold over seven million albums and have won four Grammys.

With Jesus Freaks and Jesus Freaks Volume II: Stories of Revolutionaries Who Changed Their World Fearing God, Not Man, they launch into a new media form to challege readers to question their standards of faith and dedication. By giving these stories a platform from which to be heard, they hope to impact the world in a way they never have before.

Whether forging strong bonds with concert audiences, expressing their faith in the recording studio, or confronting readers with no-compromise stories of commitment, dc Talk strives to treat their audiences as equals rather than receptors. McKeehan says,"We want to create art that encourages people to think about the things we think about-spiritual issues and truth." Max adds, "Just as we all share the idea of caring and conscience, we also share the hunger to find truth and meaning in life."

With Jesus Freaks Volume II, dc Talk once again encourages each of us to set out on our journey to discover our response to the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Visit the Jesus Freaks Web site at jesusfreaks.net and the band Web site at dctalk.com

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 24, 2005

    Experience of a lifetime!

    I have read 3 of DC Talk's books. Reading the books has changed my life and has opened my mind so much. I recommend it to anyone that calls themselves CHRISTIAN and who isn't afraid to discover the truth of maratyrs around the world (and through the ages). The stories are from various branches of Christianity, but they are all united by the cause and the deep love for Christ and winning souls for him.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 27, 2002

    AWESOME

    This is the only book in the Jesus Freak line i have read. It was a graduation gift from a friend, and i had read it in less than a month after graduation. The book inspires us to face up and represent Christ b/c others have been doing it for hundreds of years, and they, unlike us, faced horrible persecution. This book shows that there is no excuse NOT to stand for God.

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