The Insanity of Obedience: Walking with Jesus in Tough Places - eBook
The Insanity of Obedience: Walking with Jesus in Tough Places - eBook  -     By: Nik Ripken, Barry Stricker
Buy Item $8.22 Retail: $9.99 Save 18% ($1.77)
In Stock
Stock No: WW49749EB
B&H Books / 2013 / ePub
Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Add To Wishlist
Add To Cart

Paypal Buy Now
Wishlist

The Insanity of Obedience: Walking with Jesus in Tough Places - eBook

B&H Books / 2013 / ePub

In Stock
Stock No: WW49749EB


Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

* This product is available for purchase only in certain countries.
  • Other Formats (4)
Other Formats (4)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $8.22
    Retail: $9.99
    Add To Cart
    0
    $8.22
  2. In Stock
    $11.49
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $11.49
  3. In Stock
    $19.99
    Retail: $24.98
    Add To Cart
    $19.99
  4. In Stock
    $16.98
    Add To Cart
    0
    $16.98

Product Information

Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: B&H Books
Publication Date: 2013
ISBN: 9781433682292
ISBN-13: 9781433682292

Publisher's Description

Wise Sheep Among the Wolves

All Christian disciples have one thing in common: as they carry the gospel across the ocean and across the street, persecution will become the norm for those who choose to follow Jesus. How believers respond in the face of persecution reveals everything about their level of faith and obedience.

The Insanity of Obedience is a bold challenge to global discipleship. Nik Ripken exposes the danger of safe Christianity and calls readers to something greater. The Insanity of Obedience challenges Christians in the same, provocative way that Jesus did. This book dares you—and prepares you—to cross the street and the oceans with the Good News of Jesus Christ.

Some of Jesus’ instructions sound uncomfortable and are potentially dangerous. We may be initially encouraged by His declaration, "I am sending you out." But how are we to respond when He then tells us that He is sending us out "like sheep among wolves"?

In light of the words of Jesus, how can modern day believers rest comfortably in the status quo? How can we embrace casual faith in light of the radical commands of Jesus which are anything but casual? Ripken brings decades of ministry experience in some of the most persecuted areas of the world to bear on our understanding of faith in Jesus. The Insanity of Obedience is a call to roll up your sleeves . . . and to follow and partner with Jesus in the toughest places on this planet.

"We have the high privilege of answering Jesus’ call to go," Ripken says. "But let us be clear about this: we go on His terms, not ours. If we go at all, we go as sheep among wolves."
 
Jesus gives us Himself.  And He gives us the tools necessary for those who dare to journey with Him.

Author Bio

Nik Ripken is the world's leading expert on the persecuted church in Muslim contexts. He is a missions veteran of 30 years, having served primarily in North Africa and the Middle East. He is the author ofThe Insanity of Godand the newbookThe Insanity of Obedience. He and his wife have done extensive research on the persecuted church, and on Muslim background believers, in approximately 72 countries.

Ask a Question

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Back
×
Back
×

Ask a Question

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.