If it’s good, it must be God. Right?

These days the terms good and God seem synonymous. We believe what’s generally accepted as good must be in line with God’s will. Generosity, humility, justice—good. Selfishness, arrogance, cruelty—evil. The distinction seems pretty straightforward.

But is that all there is to it? If good is so obvious, why does the Bible say that we need discernment to recognize it?

Good or God? isn’t another self-help message. This book will do more than ask you to change your behavior. It will empower you to engage with God on a level that will change every aspect of your life.

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What God Has to Say about Your Dreams

If you’ve been following along over the last several months, you’ve been part of a journey examining some weighty subjects: lordship, holiness, and the true nature of grace, to name a few. We’ve addressed some challenging questions about our perspective and the kind of life each of us has been living. Today I want to […]

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“John Bevere is a respected teacher, leader, and author, and beyond all of that he is a good friend and fellow kingdom builder. His desire to see each person live not just a good life but a God life will increase your faith and challenge you to walk boldly into all that Jesus has for you. John’s teaching and personal revelations will give you new insight into the will of God and His very best plans for your future.”

—Brian Houston, senior pastor of Hillsong Church

“When I read the stories of people who did unprecedented things out of love for God, I find myself longing to be among them. Good or God? speaks to what happens in the minds and hearts of those who truly embrace God’s best—rather than settling for easier counterfeits. If you share this desire to know and serve God in a radical way, I urge you to read this book.”

—John C. Maxwell, best-selling author and speaker

Good or God? is a powerful journey through Scripture that will challenge and transform your perspective on what it means to live the good life.”

—Mark Batterson, New York Times best-selling author of The Circle Maker

About John Bevere

John Bevere and his wife Lisa are the founders of Messenger International, an organization established to teach, reach, and rescue. A minister and best-selling author, John delivers messages of uncompromising truth with boldness and passion. His desire is to support the local church and resource leaders regardless of location, language, or financial position. To this end, his resources have been translated into over 90 languages, and millions of copies have been given away to pastors and leaders worldwide.

John is father to his four boys and daughter-in-law and g-daddy to Asher, Sophia, and Lizzy. He is (almost) a scratch golfer, and his favorite sports team is the Detroit Red Wings. When he’s home, you can find John playing cards with his family or trying to convince Lisa to take up golf.

Good or God? Curriculum


  • 6 video sessions on 2 DVDs (30 minutes each)
  • 6 audio sessions on 3 CDs (30 minutes each)
  • Good or God? hardcover book
  • Promotional materials

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