Features & Benefits- Uses the lyrics of Lauryn Hill and Tupac Shakur to talk about who Jesus is- Creative- Innovative- Presents the gospel- Shows how these hip-hop artists are akin to the Old Testament prophets- Digs into Hill's and Shakur's...
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Features & Benefits- Uses the lyrics of Lauryn Hill and Tupac Shakur to talk about who Jesus is- Creative- Innovative- Presents the gospel- Shows how these hip-hop artists are akin to the Old Testament prophets- Digs into Hill's and Shakur's brutally honest portrayal of the world- Emphasizes that Jesus is the answer to the longing and allenation experienced by today's youth
A Likewise book. Lauryn Hill and Tupac Shakur are modern-day prophets. Written on subway walls and tenement halls, their lyrics challenge us as individuals and as a society to stop doing wrong and learn to do right (Isaiah 1:16-17). They paint an honest picture of life as it is lived, and hint at a vision of life as it ought to be lived.With this book John Teter and Alex Gee invite us to enter into the world of these hip-hop prophets--to follow their message to its ultimate fulfillment at the feet of the Prophet-King Jesus. They invite you toFollow the beats.Let the truth speak through the beats of the streets. Love is real. Hope is real. Jesus is real.Follow the beats of these poet-prophets as they lead to the feet of the Prophet-King. The Word (Love is real) The Truth (Hope is real) The God-Man (Jesus is real)Follow the beats as they drop from the lips Of Lauryn Hill Of Tupac Shakur Of the Truth-Made-FleshTill they lead you to God.
John Teter is senior pastor of Fountain of Life Covenant Church in Long Beach, California. He formerly served with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for ten years at USC, Cal State Dominguez Hills and Compton College. John is a Bible expositor, evangelistic preacher and author of two books, Get the Word Out and Jesus & the Hip Hop Prophets (co-authored with Alex Gee). John and his wife, Becky live in Long Beach with their daughter Joy. A
Alex Gee believes that evangelism can be flavorful, soulful and fun. And his passion in life is helping others find their passion. His dynamic style communicates his love of God, motivating and encouraging others.
He is the pastor of Fountain of Life Family Worship Center and president and founder of faith-based Nehemiah Community Development Corporation, both in Madison, Wisconsin. He is the author of Jesus & the Hip-Hop Prophets and When God Lets You Down
In 1994, he received the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award.
Catch up with Alex at his website, alexgee.com.