"Johns love for people and wholehearted passion for the local church to thrive have caused him to capture a message that will unlock potential, purpose, and clarity within every reader. He shares of Gods endless, revolutionary, and profound grace, a grace he has been so evidently marked by in his decades of pastoring and leading. You are about to embark on a rich and life-changing journey to discover the depths of Gods miraculous grace, and you have no greater guide than my friend John."
Global Senior Pastor, Hillsong Church
"This book is like Beethoven meets beatboxing! Its very well writtenreplete with interesting anecdotes about church history and deep theological truismsbut its also incredibly practical and life-giving. Its less about exegeting the concept of divine grace and more about experiencing the tangible compassion of God, actually leaning in to His miraculous, shame-eviscerating, unmerited, transformative kindnesswhich is why Soul Set Free will be on my nightstand for a long, long time!"
Speaker and Author, The Sacrament of Happy
"Far too many followers of Jesus feel trapped by their past, enslaved by their failures, and defined by their faults, which is why I cant wait for people to read Soul Set Free! Grasping the enormity of Gods grace and its transformative power can change everything about the way you live life and walk with God. Everyone needs to read this book!"
New York Times Best-Selling Author, The Circle Maker
Lead Pastor, National Community Church
"Pastor John has spent his entire adult life loving Jesus with his family, leading one of Americas greatest churches, and learning the heart of God by preaching every verse of the entire New Testament, along with much of the Old Testament. Many of us have been long awaiting this book from one of this generations greatest Bible teachers. This message on the grace of God is the gist of the gospel and a gift to the church. I am purchasing multiple copies to give away and encourage you to do the same."
Founding and Senior Pastor, The Trinity Church,
President, Mark Driscoll Ministries
Author, Spirit-Filled Jesus
"Being a Christian isnt about following rules. Its about freedomthe freedom we have in Christ to pursue a truly abundant life. John Lindells Soul Set Free: Why Grace Is More Liberating Than You Believe is a powerful journey into Gods overflowing compassion and forgiveness. Its the spark you need to ignite a new passion for the overwhelming love God has for you.
Founding Pastor, Life.Church
New York Times Best-Selling Author
"I am thrilled that John Lindell has written his first book! This insightful Bible teacher has given us Soul Set Free: Why Grace Is More Liberating Than You Believe, and it will be a huge help to everyone who reads it. Johns teaching about Gods grace outlines the vast treasury of blessings we have in Jesus Christ and that so many of us miss out on. Get this book in your hands, and you will find just how liberating the grace of God can be in your own life.
Senior Pastor, The Brooklyn Tabernacle
"Most followers of Jesus know that Gods grace is central to their relationship with Him, but they dont always grasp the extent of His liberating power in their lives. In Soul Set Free, John Lindell unlocks the chains of misunderstanding, shame, and frustration that keep many people from walking in the power of the Lord. Grounded in Gods Word and filled with practical examples, this book will transform your understanding of amazing grace!"
Senior Pastor, Church of the Highlands
Author, The Daniel Dilemma and Whats Next?
"In a world where many may struggle to believe that God could really love us in our brokenness, this book is a refreshing reminder of the infinite grace that is ours in Christ Jesus. Lindell takes readers on an important journey in the Book of Romans that culminates with the panoramic view of Gods work for us on the cross, Gods work in us through His Spirit, and Gods work with us in grace. This book is a handy companion in a world of condemnation and rage with a central message: God is for us!"
Billy Graham Distinguished Chair, Wheaton College
"The truth contained in this book could radically change your life. You may be familiar with the term grace, but have you been plunged into the depth of freedom promised through the grace of God? You are holding a road map; dive in."
Author, Its Okay Not to Be Okay
"Its one thing to write about grace, but its entirely different to live it out. Pastor John is a man who embodies the Word not just on platform but in everyday life. This book has opened my eyes, as a church planter and Bible teacher, to the poweras Pastor John saysthat grace changes everything. Through his wisdom Im learning how to live and lead with an extra measure of grace in my congregation, my marriage, and my family."
Bianca Juarez Olthoff
Best-Selling Author, Bible Teacher,
Pastor, The Fathers House OC
"Reading this book feels like a conversation with John, and those conversations have blessed me big time through the years. Soul Set Free is classic John Lindellan inspiring and encouraging, yet practical, word that you can plug right in to your life. No matter what season you are in, this book will find you. Johns masterful expository on grace makes for a power-packed narrative of what it truly means to be a son or a daughter of God. Soul Set Free embodies what it means to live a life of true freedom that Christ gave us. The practical, powerful tools John lays out in these eighteen chapters will change your life. This book is challenging and life-giving, all while extending an invitation to better understand Gods heart for you."
Lead Pastor, Hope City Church
"Soul Set Free helps you see why grace is so often called 'amazing.' From his own experiences in life and from his exposition of Romans, Pastor John clearly reveals how this one-syllable word, grace, is not only a distinguishing feature of the gospel but is what sets Christianity apart from all other world religions. Enjoy your journey through Soul Set Free, and you too will start calling grace 'amazing.'"
General Superintendent, General Council of the
Assemblies of God
"Soul Set Free will liberate you from the stuff that is holding you back. Seriously this book will transform your perspective of God and His expectations. John Lindell doesnt try to candy-coat his messagehe writes with vulnerability and refreshing honesty. When deciding to read a book, I ask, 'Does the author have something to say, or is he or she just trying to make a quick buck?' These days too many books are motivated by payout and prestige. I know youll agreethis book is different. It has a divine purpose for you and your life. This one will enter your top 10."
President and Founder, Convoy of Hope
"This book will help you see God, His grace, and your future in a whole new light! The message of Soul Set Free is something every person needs to hear! It comes from the heart of a pastor who is deeply committed to unpacking the truth of Gods Word. The pages in this book will move you toward the amazing life God has for you. Highly recommended!
Lead Pastor, River Valley Church
"Pastor John is an incredible pastor, leader, family man, and friend. He has accomplished great things in life, one being his passion and mission to present the gospel in such a gracious, profound way. His teaching invites you to eagerly lean in to learn, while challenging and growing you in your personal journey with God. The words written throughout the pages of Soul Set Free are life changing. Finding freedom within ones soul is the greatest gift a person could ever receive. This book is going on our must-have list. When a persons soul finds freedom, they are unstoppable."
Robert and Taylor Madu