Firsthand by Ryan Shook audiobook

Firsthand: Ditching Secondhand Religion for a Faith of Your Own

By Ryan Shook and Josh Shook
Read by Ryan Shook and Josh Shook

Random House Audio
4.87 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
  • $12.50
    or 1 Credit

    ISBN: 9780307933010

New York Times bestseller Join us on a journey to find a faith of your own. A faith that isn’t your parents’ or your youth pastor’s or your church’s. Start from scratch, question everything, and get hold of a faith that’s real. We call it firsthand faith.   “It’s rare to find young people unafraid to voice their doubts while still being bold in their faith. Ryan and Josh are two of those people.” —Mark Batterson, lead pastor of National Community Church, Washington, DC, and author of the New York Times bestseller The Circle Maker “All Christian parents want their children to develop a faith of their own. Firsthand asks tough questions and guides those with a secondhand faith to find Christ for themselves.” —Craig Groeschel, pastor of LifeChurch.tv, Edmond, OK, and author of Soul Detox “Josh and Ryan Shook, the sons of well-known pastor and author Kerry Shook, have fully embraced the fact that although their dad gave them a great start, they need to run their own race. Learn how to embrace a firsthand faith and walk in the strength of a personal relationship with Christ.” —Steven Furtick, lead pastor of Elevation Church, Charlotte, NC, and author of the New York Times bestseller Greater “Ryan and Josh Shook don’t shy away from the tough questions but face them head-on in this powerful book that will encourage young adults not to settle for an inherited faith but to discover a true relationship with Jesus that is unique, exciting, and every bit their own.” —Pete Wilson, pastor of Cross Point Church, Nashville, TN, and author of Plan B

Learn More
Membership Details
  • Only $12.99/month gets you 1 Credit/month
  • Cancel anytime
  • Hate a book? Then we do too, and we'll exchange it.
See how it works in 15 seconds

Summary

Summary

New York Times bestseller

Join us on a journey to find a faith of your own.
A faith that isn’t your parents’ or your youth pastor’s or your church’s.
Start from scratch, question everything, and get hold of a faith that’s real.
We call it firsthand faith.
 
“It’s rare to find young people unafraid to voice their doubts while still being bold in their faith. Ryan and Josh are two of those people.”
—Mark Batterson, lead pastor of National Community Church, Washington, DC, and author of the New York Times bestseller The Circle Maker

“All Christian parents want their children to develop a faith of their own. Firsthand asks tough questions and guides those with a secondhand faith to find Christ for themselves.”
—Craig Groeschel, pastor of LifeChurch.tv, Edmond, OK, and author of Soul Detox

“Josh and Ryan Shook, the sons of well-known pastor and author Kerry Shook, have fully embraced the fact that although their dad gave them a great start, they need to run their own race. Learn how to embrace a firsthand faith and walk in the strength of a personal relationship with Christ.”
—Steven Furtick, lead pastor of Elevation Church, Charlotte, NC, and author of the New York Times bestseller Greater

“Ryan and Josh Shook don’t shy away from the tough questions but face them head-on in this powerful book that will encourage young adults not to settle for an inherited faith but to discover a true relationship with Jesus that is unique, exciting, and every bit their own.”
—Pete Wilson, pastor of Cross Point Church, Nashville, TN, and author of Plan B

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

Every Christian parent wants their children to develop a faith of their own.  Firsthand asks tough questions and guides those with a second-hand faith to find Christ for themselves. Craig Groeschel, Pastor of LifeChurch.tv, author of Soul Detox, Clean Living in a Contaminated World
Ryan and Josh Shook don’t shy away from the tough questions, but face them head on, in this powerful book that will encourage young adults to not settle for an inherited faith, but to discover a true relationship with Jesus that is unique, exciting, and every bit your own. Pete Wilson, Pastor of Cross Point Church, and author of Plan B and Empty Promises
Firsthand is a rich and insightful book for believers who are tired of second-hand religion. Honest, compelling and well-written, Ryan Shook and Josh Shook have given us a huge gift! Their candor is so refreshing, and they point to the way to a vibrant, personal faith. This could be one of the most important books you'll ever read. Jud Wilhite, author of Pursued, senior pastor of Central Christian Church
Josh and Ryan Shook, as the sons of a well-known Pastor and Author – Kerry Shook, have fully embraced the fact that although their dad gave them a great start, they need to run their own race.  Learn how to embrace a Firsthand faith and walk in the strength of a personal relationship with Christ. Steven Furtick, Lead Pastor, Elevation Church & author of the New York Times bestseller, Greater
You can’t live a purpose-driven life without a real and personal faith. Christ didn’t come to start a religion; he came to connect with you in a genuine firsthand relationship. Ryan and Josh Shook will challenge you never to settle for a secondhand religion but instead to develop a personal faith that transforms your life. Rick Warren, founding pastor of Saddleback Church, Lake Forest, CA, and author of the New York Times #1 bestseller The Purpose Driven Life 
It’s rare to find young people unafraid to voice their doubts while still being bold in their faith.  Ryan and Josh are two of those people. Mark Batterson, lead pastor of National Community Church in Washington, DC, and author of the New York Times Bestseller, The Circle Maker.
New York Times bestsellerECPA bestseller

Reviews

Reviews

Author

Author Bio: Ryan Shook

Author Bio: Ryan Shook

Ryan Shook is a filmmaker and blogger. A graduate of Baylor University, he is married and lives in Los Angeles.

Titles by Author

Author Bio: Josh Shook

Author Bio: Josh Shook

Josh Shook is a musician, a song writer, and a graduate of Belmont University. He lives in Nashville.

Titles by Author

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 4.87
Audience: Adult
Language: English