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God is love. Crazy, relentless, all-powerful love. Revised and updated edition of the best-seller, now with a new preface and a bonus chapter.

Have you ever wondered if we’re missing it? It’s crazy, if you think about it. The God of the universe - the Creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor - loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. Whether you’ve verbalized it yet or not, we all know something’s wrong. Does something deep inside your heart long to break free from the status quo? Are you hungry for an authentic faith that addresses the problems of our world with tangible, even radical, solutions?

God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. Because the answer to religious complacency isn’t working harder at a list of do's and don'ts - it's falling in love with God. And once you encounter His love, as Francis describes it, you will never be the same. Because when you’re wildly in love with someone, it changes everything.

©2013 David C. Cook (P)2013 Oasis Audio

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I will listen again because I enjoyed it so much. It has scripture throughout.

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Great reminder of God’s will for our lives

Francis Chan sheds light on what loving God and others looks like. A read to help steer the ship of your life and remind you what’s important.

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Awesome heart and real Christianity in my opinion. Perfect timing for myself
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A must read

A true conviction for the church as we see it,
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There is so much in thus book that I have had to listen to it again and again - specially some chapters , I pray God may keep working in me. Thank you .

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Deeply convicting

Passionate and true Christianity. The profile of a luke-warm Christian deeply convicted me. Please do read this.

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Be doers if the word.

Thanks be to God that He purposed for Crazy Love to be written. I will not walk away from this message as a hearer only.

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Solidly challenging and a great all to action

Francis shares openly and faithfully from Gods Word to point us to His amazing love for us, and how we are called to a life of obedience and joy in Him.

Now to turn conviction into action - for the glory of the King!

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  • 05-12-2017

Act

If you are lacking direction and feel discontent with how you’re living your life in God, you must read/hear this book.

Having heard, you must then act.

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  • Red
  • 02-11-2013

A Blessing

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Many important bases are covered.

What did you like best about this story?

It is from the heart, true and stirred my own spirit to rejoice in following the Holy Spirit.

Which scene was your favorite?

Chapter 11 and 12 was very convicting to serve in my own personal walk which is the place God wants me to work.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

The reality of God shakes the soul into action

Any additional comments?

Some books are like chicken, you eat most but have some bones to throw away. This was boneless chicken. It was all good.

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  • Mike
  • 28-03-2014

Crazy Good

Have to say, Chan has created an incredible work here. I can feel his emotion in his narration it really brings his deeper message of a closer relationship home. The content and the presentation here are amazing. Highly recommend!

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  • Joel
  • 27-06-2016

Must Read/Listen

This book, though beautifully written by Francis Chan whom God is using magnificently, is a call to see how much the God of the universe loves us. We are beyond unworthy and yet this book shows how much His love is for you, but it also shows how much we should love Him in return! What a beautiful truth and a hard, yet needed, calling! Thank you God for speaking the words to Francis and thank you Francis for being bold enough to write what God was laying on your heart!

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  • Nathan
  • 21-06-2016

Don't Be Inspired

As Christians we often read books or listen to sermons and feel inspired by then. Don't listen to this book and just feel inspired. Listen to it and allow God to change the direction your life is headed.

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  • Alexandra Pickering
  • 21-05-2015

Must Read!

Convicted by the fact that my Christian life does not reflect what Christ had in mind for me. Success defined by the world is not success according to Christ. With Gods help we can live according to His true will.

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  • Karyssa
  • 01-06-2016

Phenomenal book!!!

Crazy Love shifted my old mindsets and changed my perspective on Godly love. I highly recommend this book!!!

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  • Zach
  • 17-02-2016

If you want change, here it is.

A great book for those who dont want to question their faith by any means, but to truly look deep within yourself on how to live a God pleasing life. Also to observe how engrained God really is in your life.

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  • Rebecca
  • 23-05-2016

Awesome Book!

Listened to it by myself the first time and loved it so much I listened to it a second time with my husband. I recommend Forgotten God as well. Perfect book to read along with Crazy Love!

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  • Melissa J. Metcalf
  • 04-06-2014

A push out of my comfort zone

If you could sum up Crazy Love (Revised and Updated) in three words, what would they be?

Life changing love

What was one of the most memorable moments of Crazy Love (Revised and Updated)?

This book totally changed the way I viewed God and my life on pursuit of Him

What does Francis Chan bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

I think hearing him speak, you hear the raw emotion and passion he has for Jesus

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes

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  • Julesle
  • 16-02-2016

Francis Should Not Read His Books

Would you try another book from Francis Chan and/or Francis Chan?

I love this book and I love to hear Francis Chan. However, this book put me to sleep the way he read it. I was looking forward to listening on my road trip and I had to put on something else. He does not read it with the passion he possesses in his speaking. It was so distracting I had to just stop.

What didn’t you like about Francis Chan’s performance?

He seemed to read it without feeling. Just reading words and was very slow and methodical. Nothing like he speaks.

Did Crazy Love (Revised and Updated) inspire you to do anything?

He's an amazing teacher and this book is a classic for me to go to. But, I'll have to have a hard copy and not the audible.

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  • bill
  • 18-03-2020

Francis Chan is not a good narrator

Francis Chan is a very inspiring preacher, I have heard him preach many times on YouTube, but he is not a good narrator. It is a very different skill. He sounds as if he is reading to the book, not reading to the listener, and he sounds as if he is bored with what he is reading, ..... perhaps having preached this message so often it is not fresh to him. In his preaching he is passionate about his message, but in his narration his speaking lacks vitality and it is thus relatively difficult to keep one's attention on it. Thus I cant give a rating on the content, because I did not hear it all, I became bored due to the lack of narration skill.

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  • Kate Fahey
  • 21-06-2018

Absolutely Brilliant

So well read. A very convicting listen. It is a book I will come back too. I have bought the study guide that accompanies it now as Chan covers a number of issues that need to be taken head on personally and more widely within the church.

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  • Abby Prince
  • 07-04-2016

Another great book delivered by Francis Chan.

I loved this book, I was completely gripped and listened to it with a day. Thank you Francis for your obedience in Him.

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  • Mike Hartley
  • 29-09-2015

Challenging, convicting, life-transforming

If you're not willing to be challenged or convicted, and unprepared for your walk as a Christian to be scrutinised and altered - then this is not the book for you. However, it IS a book that all Christians should listen to or read as it contains truths that are not sugar coated or glossed over, and they are truths we need to hear. Amazing words from such a humble servant of God, and I will definitely be listening again to bring about change in my own life.

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  • Mr. P. J. Barker
  • 19-05-2021

Beautifully Challenging!

Stopped me in my tracks - an excellently written book. After reading, action is inevitable!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 15-01-2021

A must read!

An excellent take on what it means to follow Christ, recommended for all who want to have a more accurate perception of who God is and what being part of the Kingdom of Heaven means. Be prepared to be challenged to take a good look at your life in light of what the Bible says

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  • Shaun Phillips
  • 18-11-2020

A must have a have read for any Christian

Blown away by this book, some tough and challenging topics as well as encouraging ones. There are areas of this book that are hard to hear and digest without feeling uncomfortable, all the more reason that it needs to be read, to help all of us find out crazy love for God.

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  • Amanda
  • 26-09-2020

Really good read! Simple yet thought provoking

I really liked how pastor Francis Chan discussed relatively simple topics but delved into them and sharing examples which really hit home. I had to pause the book a couple of times to really digest and contemplate what was being discussed. There was a particular story shared about death that touched me and was so timely. I’ve gone on to share it with others around me as well. Worth the read!

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  • mrs l s arkell
  • 13-07-2020

fantastic

a real kick in the pants for any Christian! full of challenges and encouragement, thank you

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  • Sara
  • 06-01-2020

Challenging book!

it took a while to finish because there's so much to think about, but I'm glad I read all. Very easy to understand

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