Chad Bird
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Chad Bird

Chad is an author and speaker devoted to honest Christianity that addresses the raw realities of life with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. He has served as an assistant professor of OT theology, contributed hymns to the Lutheran Service Book, and cohosts the popular podcast "40 Minutes in the OT." He holds Master's degrees from Concordia Theological Seminary and Hebrew Union College. He has contributed articles to Christianity Today, Modern Reformation, The Federalist, Concordia Pulpit Resources, The Gospel Coalition, Mockingbird and other journals and websites. His two newest books are Night Driving: Notes from a Prodigal Soul (Eerdmans, 2017) and Your God Is Too Glorious (Baker, 2018). His newest book, Upside-Down Spirituality: The 9 Essential Failures of a Faithful Life (Baker, 2019), was released on April 2. He is also a regular contributor to christholdfast.org, 1517legacy, and Mockingbird. Chad and his wife, Stacy, have four children and two grandchildren together. They enjoy life together in the Texas Hill Country.

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    • Upside-Down Spirituality

    • The 9 Essential Failures of a Faithful Life
    • By: Chad Bird
    • Narrated by: Brandon Batchelar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
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     In our age when the church can too often seem like a poor copy of the world, Chad Bird challenges us to reclaim the astounding originality of our ancient, backward faith....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Refreshing, simple, and profound

    • By A ReaderandConsumerofManyThings on 05-27-19

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Your God Is Too Glorious

    • Finding God in the Most Unexpected Places
    • By: Chad Bird
    • Narrated by: Brandon Batchelar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 54 mins
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    Most of us are regular people who have good days and bad days. Our lives are radically ordinary and unexciting. That means they're the kind of lives God gets excited about....

    Regular price: $12.59

    • Night Driving: Notes from a Prodigal Soul

    • By: Chad Bird
    • Narrated by: Trevor Thompson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 8 mins
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    Journeys that begin in brokenness rarely follow a straight road to healing. There are twists and turns - and setbacks - on the path of repentance....

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    • Powerful story.

    • By Jesus on 10-04-17

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