Many of us want to believe that our family and friends who have not confessed Christ will be accepted into heaven because they are basically "good people." In How Good is Good Enough Andy Stanley shatters this false belief by reminding us that heaven is not filled with good people, but with people who have received God's grace. This powerful teaching on grace will bring you closer to God and will help you introduce family and friends to the heart of the Christian faith.
Publisher's Description: Surely there's more than one way to get to heaven? Bestselling author Andy Stanley addresses this popular belief held even among Christians. But believing that all good people go to heaven raises major problems, Stanley reveals. Is goodness not rewarded, then? Is Christianity not fair? Maybe not, he says. Readers will find out why Jesus taught that goodness is not even a requirement to enter heaven - and why Christianity is beyond fair. Andy Stanley leads believers and skeptics alike to a grateful awareness of God's enormous grace and mercy.Good People Go to Heaven...Don't They?
Sure they do. It only makes sense.
Actually, it doesn't really make any sense at all. Smart, educated, accomplished men and women everywhere are banking their eternities on a theory that doesn't hold water. Chances are, you've never really thought it through. But you owe it to yourself to do so.
Find out now what's wrong with the most popular theory about heaven?and what it really takes to get there. Author Bio: Andy Stanley is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and the pastor of North Point Community Church in Atlanta , Georgia . He carries on a tradition of excellence in ministry with a youthful congregation of over 12,000. Andy is the author of the 1998 Foreword Book of the Year finalist Visioneering and the bestseller Like a Rock. He and his wife, Sandra, have two sons, Andrew and Garrett, and a daughter, Allison.