If you live for people's acceptance, you'll die from their rejection.
Two-time Grammy-winning rap artist, Lecrae, learned this lesson through more than his share of adversity - childhood abuse, drugs and alcoholism, a stint in rehab, an abortion, and an unsuccessful suicide attempt. Along the way, Lecrae attained an unwavering faith in Jesus and began looking to God for affirmation.
Now as a chart-topping industry anomaly, he has learned to ignore the haters and make peace with his craft. The rap artist holds nothing back as he divulges the most sensitive details of his life, answers his critics, shares intimate handwritten journal entries, and powerfully models how to be Christian in a secular age.
This is the story of one man's journey to faith and freedom.
©2016 eChristian (P)2016 eChristian
Lecrae tells his story honestly, but doesn't glamorize his pre-Christian life. Walks through tough issues of drugs, sex, and abortion.
For Jesus glory.
Lecrae expressed his emotions very well while reading.
How often Lecrae was in trouble with the law (cops, etc)
When Lecrae was confronted/called by God and fell to his knees under the preaching of James White (not of AOmin, which is one of my favorite theologians, but of Christ Our King Comm. Chuch). In short, God chose to save Lecrae, that is amazing.
Jesus is a perfect Savior because God's grace is sufficient.
Lecrae is an amazing and I have more respect for him than I've ever had. I will continue to pray for him, his family and his work. I got a better explanation of why he makes the music he makes, and I know why we differ. He and I view walking in holiness a little differently. He explains holiness (the secular/sacred divide) in the last chapter. I'm familiar with his theology, being Reformed myself, so him acknowledging God's sovereign choice to do certain things in his life was refreshing.
Number One for sure.
That Lecrae himself took the time to read it.
ALL OF IT
His testimony is both faith and thought provoking. Hours after I finished it, I sat thinking about my own faith and perception of the world and my participation in being a world changer. Few of us are willing to push limits to see God's name glorified. Do I risk comfort enough so that people can truly know the meaning of the gospel and the life of Jesus and God's plan for not only me but the world? I'm just saying I need more in God though....lol. But real talk, I hope to see more from Lecrae Moore.
This book was honest. Unashamed is right. Buy this book. It's worth every penny. You will not come away from reading this the same person. You will be better for taking the time to hear Lecrae's story.
Loved this book. Hesitated to purchase it at first. My son loves his music, I not so much. Love the words.... I think it was a bonus having him read his own words. His passion was detected. I think everyone should read this book.
A story brilliantly told by Lecrae. Good insight into the reason why he does what he does.
great book from beginning to end. In depth, inspirational and truthful. It Highlights the problems Christian face in the modern days. Well done Lecrea
"Powerful, Inspiring, Honest"
Excellent autobiography written and read by a thoughtful man whose struggles many will identify with.
Audio version gives the advantage of being able to hear Lecrae rap the lyrics at the beginning of each chapter. It's also great to discover the context for some of Lecrae's albums. I look forward to listening to them again with new ears.
I hope Lecrae's story inspires people to discover God's call for their lives and gives them the courage to pursue it.
Thoroughly enjoyed listening to his story!
At times i wanted a bit more depth about how he overcame specific struggles, but he was so honest and bold with everything. Great listen!
Capitalising story with a great message behind it. Really opened up a lot a wisdom and knowledge about The Word and the world . Thank you Lecrae.
"Genuine, Honest, from the heart, challenging"
A massive blessing listening to this with his struggle and passion for God and the idea of being in this world not just separate a massive challenge! definitely highly recommend!!!
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