“I’m sick of sermons” are the first words in Pastors Kerry and Chris Shook’s new book launching today, Be the Message: Taking Your Faith Beyond Words to a Life of Action (Foreword by Rick Warren, WaterBrook Press, September 9, 2014) as well as Be the Message Church-wide Challenge on Sunday, November 16. Never ones to shy away from honesty and truth, Kerry and Chris go on to say, “Don’t get me wrong. I love the call that God has placed on my life, and I love teaching His life-changing word. I still believe there is deep value in all that. But, increasingly, I’m feeling I talk so much about God that I sometimes fail to really experience Him. I want to talk about God less and walk with Him more. I want to hear about God less and experience Him more.” In this interview, just as in their books, Kerry and Chris have chosen to speak as one.
First, since it’s coming up soon, what is the Be the Message Church-wide Challenge, and how can pastors get involved?
On November 16th we’re signing churches up now from…Continue Reading