God without religion? Andrew Farley’s experience as a Christian was first characterized by self-effort as he tried to please God at any cost. His ruthless religion resulted in spiritual fatigue and disillusionment with church. Only then did he discover what relaxing in Jesus means and how enjoying God’s intimate presence can transform everyday life. Using a story-driven format, God without Religion dismantles common religious misconceptions, revealing: • a hopeful approach to what unites us rather than what divides us • the true meaning of walking by the Spirit • the facts about judgment, rewards, and God’s discipline • the problem with the popular challenge to “die to self”. Pulling no punches, Andrew shows how the truth about these controversial issues can liberate and unify believers as we discover how to rest in the unconditional love of God.
Andrew Farley is the lead pastor of Ecclesia (EcclesiaOnline.com), a growing evangelical church on the high plains of West Texas. Andrew is also a tenured professor at Texas Tech University and the bestselling author of The Naked Gospel. His writings are quietly reaching untold numbers with the life-changing message of “Jesus plus nothing.”
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