Reckless Faith: Embracing a Life without Limits

Reckless Faith: Embracing a Life without Limits

by Kevin G. Harney


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Reckless Faith: Embracing a Life without Limits by Kevin G. Harney

In a world where we tend to be over-cautious about, well, nearly everything, it's no surprise that our obsession with safety can carry over to how we live our faith in the world. But it's always been risky to follow God, and Kevin Harney believes we are missing a vital part of our faith when we play it safe.

In this energizing book, he challenges readers to count the cost, take a chance, and live a reckless faith for the entire world to see. With a focus on "responsible recklessness," Harney shows readers how to develop a faith that others notice, always supported by prayer, wisdom, the direction of Scripture, and insightful counsel from other believers. He outlines how to be reckless in our love, generosity, service, relationships, prayers, and speech.

Perfect for pastors, small groups, or anyone who is tired of feeling domesticated and docile, this book will lead readers into a fresh devotion and dynamism in their faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780801014680
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/01/2012
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Kevin G. Harney (MDiv, Fuller Seminary; DMin, Western Theological Seminary) led Corinth Reformed Church in Byron Center, Michigan, through a U-Turn experience from 1993-2006. He is currently senior pastor of Shoreline Community Church in Monterey, California. Harney is the author of Organic Outreach for Ordinary People, Leadership from the Inside Out, Seismic Shifts, Finding a Church You Can Love, and more than sixty small group guides, as well as curriculum and numerous articles. He also does extensive teaching and speaking both nationally and internationally. He lives in California.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 8

Introduction 9

1 From Domesticated to Adventurous 13

2 An Invitation to Reckless Faith 24

3 Reckless Love 37

4 Reckless Generosity 60

5 Reckless Service 86

6 Reckless Relationships 109

7 Reckless Prayers 127

8 Reckless Words 147

Conclusion: The Fruit of a Reckless Life 173

Small Group Discussion Guide 175

Reckless Faith Reading Guide 193

Notes 197

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