According to Idleman, idolatry isn’t an issue – it is the issue.
By asking insightful questions, Idleman reveals which false gods each of us are allowing on the throne of our lives. What do you sacrifice for? What makes you mad? What do you worry about? Whose applause do you long for? We’re all wired for worship, but we often end up valuing and honoring the idols of money, sex, food, romance, success, and many others that keep us from the intimate relationship with God that we desire.
In this updated edition, Idleman adds a new introduction as well as new content about the battle many of us face with technology – whether we are tempted to send just one more text, stay online when our bodies need rest, or find ourselves putting email before in-person relationships. How can we seek God with our whole heart instead?
Using true, powerful, and honest testimonies of those who have struggled in each area, Gods at War illustrates a clear path away from the heartache of our twenty -first-century idolatry back to the heart of God – enabling us to be truly committed followers of Jesus.
KYLE IDLEMAN is teaching pastor at Southeast Christian Church, the fifth largest church in America. He is the bestselling and award-winning author of Not a Fan, Aha, and Grace Is Greater. He is a frequent speaker at national conventions and influential churches across the country. Kyle and his wife, DesiRae, have four children and live on a farm in Louisville, KY.