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Relaxing with God: The Neglected Spiritual Discipline

Publisher:
, 2014
ISBN: 9781441246080

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Jesus called his followers to exchange the heavy yoke around their necks for his light one. So why are so many Christians feeling weighed down and burned out? The simple answer is that they are being told from many pulpits across the country what they "should be" doing for God.

Bestselling author Andrew Farley calls this for what it is--works-based religion--and then shares with readers biblical wisdom on the neglected art of resting in Christ. Anyone longing to experience true release from the crushing expectations that the world throws their way will find life and rest in Farley's revolutionary message.

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Jesus didn't come to get you to do more or work harder. He came to give you rest!

Jesus calls us to exchange the heavy yoke around our necks for something he said is "easy" and "light." So why are many Christians feeling weighed down and burned out? The simple answer is that we're constantly being told we should "do more" and "be more" for God.

Bestselling author Andrew Farley calls this what it is--works-based religion--and presents us with a surprising paradox: good works spring from spiritual rest. So if you long to experience true release from the crushing expectations that the world--and the church--often throws your way, you'll find lasting hope in this unexpected message.


"Relaxing with God could change everything for you. Expect to discover the freedom of God's grace. Expect to know Jesus like never before!"--Bart Millard, lead singer for MercyMe

"Andrew Farley's writing is incredibly powerful and freeing. The 'captives' of cold, dead, and stiff religion rise up and call him blessed. As a recovering Pharisee, I'm one of them."--Steve Brown, bestselling author and radio host of Steve Brown Etc.

"Among all of today's Christian authors, there is only one whose work I never miss: Andrew Farley. If you want truth that blows away the cobwebs in your head and speaks directly to your heart, Relaxing with God is your book."--Ralph Harris, author of God's Astounding Opinion of You



Andrew Farley is the lead pastor of Church Without Religion (ChurchWithoutReligion.com) and bestselling author of The Naked Gospel, God without Religion, Heaven Is Now, and The Hurt & The Healer. Andrew's live call-in radio program airs nationwide each Sunday on Sirius XM. Connect with Andrew on Facebook and Twitter (@DrAndrewFarley). Get free downloads and learn more at www.andrewfarley.org.

Product Details

  • Title : Relaxing with God: The Neglected Spiritual Discipline
  • Author: Farley, Andrew
  • Publisher: Baker
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • ISBN: 9781441246080

Andrew Farley is a bestselling author and pastor of Church Without Religion (ChurchWithoutReligion.com). He serves as a faculty adviser for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and frequently speaks at churches and university groups around the United States and in Canada. Andrew is also a professor of applied linguistics at Texas Tech University in West Texas, where he lives with his wife, Katharine, and their son, Gavin. For more information, please visit AndrewFarley.org.

Connect with Dr. Andrew Farley on FaceBook and Twitter and go mobile with his video and audio messages by downloading the "Ecclesia: Church without Religion" app for Android, iPad, and iPhone. Visit AndrewFarley.org to download free study materials.

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