Irresistible: Reclaiming the New that Jesus Unleashed for the World
What if we actually followed their lead? Perhaps it would change how we read the Bible. Maybes it would help us understand our own faith ...more
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Andy writes in a very informal conversational manner. I can 'hear' him while reading this.
The primary take-away is that we need to change our approach in teaching and preaching away from all things Old Testament [or his terminology, Hebrew Scripture] and focus entirely on Jesus' and the apostles teachings and the event of Jesus' resurrection. It took me t ...more
IRRESISTIBLE changes that.
Stanley believes that many have left the faith unnecessarily because of the error of “blending” the Old and New Covenants, and an “all or nothing” acceptance of the whole Bible, as necessary to the faith.
To summarize, he tries to reorient the Faith, and the Bible around its proper center: Christ Crucified and Resurrected.
This was all the Ear ...more
Andy is not necessarily compelling anyone to believe differently. Instead, he asks those who claim to be Christian to consider leaving some things behind that are unnecessary and even encumber our ability to fully experience the abundant life Jesus offers. He’s asking us to reconsider the church's approach.