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Kevin G. Harney (@KevinGHarney) on Reckless Extravagance

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God’s lavish love is often described as being poured out to us like filling a cup until it overflows. I understand that, but I have searched for another way to describe it. In his book, Reckless Faith: Embracing a Life without Limits, Kevin G. Harney offers an analogy that not only encompasses God’s lavish provision toward us, but how we, in turn, can demonstrate the same extravagance toward others. With that, let me introduce you to the small-town parade and the reckless extravagance it demonstrates. Book Excerpt Every person on every truck and in every car was holding a bucket or large bag of . . . CANDY! That’s right. The participants in the parade were throwing candy into the crowds lining the street. . . . For the next thirty minutes I studied this phenomenon. The crowds, the candy, and the whole thing fascinated me. As the parade passed by, I noticed that there were two distinct...

Reckless Faith by Kevin G. Harney (@KevinGHarney)

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Reckless Faith Embracing a Life without Limits Kevin G. Harney 2012 203 pages   Available from Amazon in hardcover, paperback, and Kindle editions. Available from Christianbook.com in hardcover (currently on clearance, with limited availability), paperback, ePub, and a DVD to correspond to each lesson. I read the hardcover edition.   Life can seem boring—get up, go to work, come home to watch television, and go to bed so you can do it all over again the next day. In his book, Reckless Faith: Embracing a Life without Limits, Kevin G. Harney suggests that we have become domesticated, as human beings and as Christians. Life and faith are meant to be adventurous. Instead of vicariously experiencing adventure through movies, we are meant to get out there and lead great adventures. The author invites us to have reckless faith, but he advises responsible recklessness, meaning we need to look...