JOHN BEVERE is an international speaker and bestselling author known for his bold and uncompromising approach to God's Word. John and his wife, Lisa, are the founders of Messenger International--a ministry committed to developing uncompromising followers of Christ who transform our world. When he's home in Colorado, you can find John playing competitive card games with his four sons or trying to convince Lisa to take up golf.
"Driven by Eternity bravely tackles one of the great 'mysteries' of human existence... eternity. With the clarity and thoroughness that characterizes all his work, John Bevere examines the Bible's wisdom on the subject, inspiring his readers to live eternity-focused lives that extend beyond themselves."
--Brian Houston, senior pastor of Hillsong Church--Brian Houston
"Wow! Powerful, riveting, humbling. I couldn't put it down. I want everyone to read it. Please make time for it."--Bill McCartney, Promise Keepers--Bill McCartney
"The ten-year anniversary edition of Driven by Eternity authored by my friend John Bevere is a great reminder that life is more than the sum of our days. You will find peace and hope as this book reminds you to align your life with a higher calling."
--Steven Furtick, Pastor, Elevation Church and New York Times best-selling author--Steven Furtick
"In Driven by Eternity, John Bevere demystifies eternity and creates a compelling case for how our decisions today will reverberate beyond our final breath. You can't afford to miss this."
--Mark Batterson, New York Times best-selling author of The Circle Maker and Lead Pastor of National Community Church--Mark Batterson
"Bestselling Christian author Bevere (The Bait of Satan; Good or God) turns his heart and pen to eternity. So many people, he says, live without heaven on their minds, yet eternity is planted in their hearts. His goal is to open readers' eyes to what awaits them: whether the end result will be horrible suffering or great joy, all will face God's judgment. Bevere uses the allegorical story of King Jalyn, his kingdom of Affabel, and the capital city of Endel and its inhabitants to help readers understand how life choices affect their eternal future. At first blush the allegory seems contrived, but Bevere adds depth to characters such as Double Life, Deceived and Charity. He is certain to offend some conservative evangelicals with his talk of visions and dreams . . . . Readers can't argue, however, with his knowledge of the Bible. Bevere urges Christians to get to work for God and asks tough questions about why some are not doing so. He doesn't sugarcoat his belief that heaven is imminent and that many people, Christian and not, are wasting their lives on useless pursuits and priorities. This book will linger long in the consciences and hearts of readers."--Publishers Weekly--Publishers Weekly
"John has written a great reminder that we need to live above and beyond our present circumstances. He motivates us to invest in eternity rather than temporal things."
--Stephen Arterburn, radio host and best-selling author of The Everyman series--Stephen Arterburn
"It's so easy to get caught up in the stresses of our day-to-day and miss living for what matters most. John Bevere's powerful book Driven by Eternity will motivate, inspire, and equip you to live your life today in ways that will impact eternity."
--Craig Groeschel, Pastor of Life.Church and author of
#Struggles: Following Jesus in a Selfie-Centered World --Craig
"Driven by Eternity should be an annual read for every person who wants to build an eternal legacy and advance God's kingdom. With thorough biblical support, John challenges and inspires readers to make the most of their most precious resource--their time on earth--so they can have the greatest impact for eternity. This book is a contemporary classic!"
--Chris Hodges, Senior Pastor, Church of the Highlands and
author of Fresh Air and Four Cups --Chris
"In Driven by Eternity, John Bevere challenges readers to always be motivated by the eternal. John is a dear friend and I'm honored to recommend this book."
--Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor of Free Chapel, Gainesville, GA, and New York Times best-selling author--Jentezen Franklin