Respected Journalist Exposes the Scandals of the Charismatic Renewal--and Offers Hope
Charismatic insider and contributing editor to Charisma magazine, J. Lee Grady has been a voice crying out against the abuse of the gifts of the Spirit in his weekly, award-winning column "Fire in My Bones." Though an avid proponent of the charismatic experience, he has observed trends that both distress and anger him. And now he is overturning the money tables.
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"We have turned the holy fire of God into a circus sideshow," he says. "But when the music stops, the TV cameras are turned off and the money is counted, what do we have?"
Yet his message is not one of condemnation and finger- pointing. Instead Grady challenges all who call themselves Spirit-empowered Christians to return to their biblical roots. He offers hope, help, and a passion for recapturing the authenticity, power, and integrity of true spirituality.
"There is surely fresh fire available to us today," he says. "If we would reject our misguided mysticism and smug elitism, and renounce our bizarre infatuation with money and success, I believe our churches would catch fire with holy zeal."
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Praise for "The Holy Spirit is Not For Sale"
"I could not put this book down. It is compulsive reading. This book could be a turning point for the charismatic movement." -- Dr. R. T. Kendall, former minister, Westminster Chapel (
"No more discerning voice speaks with such clarity and compassion as Lee Grady's. Today's Church needs not only to hear but to heed the wisdom set forth of this book." -- Jack Hayford, chancellor, The King's College & Seminary; founding pastor, The Church On The Way
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
J. Lee Grady is an author, award-winning journalist, and ordained minister. He serves as a contributing editor of Charisma magazine, one of
America's most widely distributed evangelical Christian publications, and as editor of Experience, the magazine of the . His "Fire in My Bones" column is distributed to thousands around the world. The author of three books, Lee is also the founder of The Mordecai Project, a ministry aimed at confronting the abuse of women around the world. His preaching ministry has taken him to 24 nations. He has been interviewed by numerous media outlets, including "TIME", "The New York Times", and "Christianity Today." He and his family live near International Pentecostal Holiness Church . Orlando, Florida
The Holy Spirit Is Not for
: Rekindling the Power of God in an Age of Compromise Sale
The Holy Spirit Is Not for
by J. Lee Grady