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  • Jenny Allen

    'One of the funniest writers in America.' That’s what The New Yorker’s Andy Borowitz calls Jenny Allen—and with good reason. In her debut essay collection, the longtime humorist and performer declares no subject too sacred, no boundary impassable. With her eagle eye for the absurd and hilarious, Allen reports from the potholes midway through life’s journey. One moment she’s flirting shamelessly—and unsuccessfully—with a younger man at a wedding; the next she’s stumbling upon X-rated images on her daughter’s computer. She ponders the connection between her ex-husband’s questions about the location of their silverware, and the divorce that came a year later. While...read more

  • Jennie Allen

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • You can choose hope in the midst of chaos. The visionary behind the million-strong IF:Gathering challenges you to exercise your God-given power to shift negative thinking patterns and take back control of your thoughts and emotions.   “A must-have resource for anyone looking to get control of their thoughts.”—Lysa TerKeurst, #1 New York Times bestselling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY COSMOPOLITAN Are your thoughts holding you captive? I’ll never be good enough. Other people have better lives than I do. God couldn’t really...read more

  • Jennie Allen

    Lauded by Ann Voskamp as “what your soul is begging for,” this bestseller from the founder of the million-strong IF:Gathering invites you to stop striving and discover the answer to your soul-deep thirst.   All too many of us struggle under the weight of life, convinced we need to work harder to prove to ourselves, to others, and to God that we are good enough, smart enough, and spiritual enough to do the things we believe we should. Author and Bible teacher Jennie Allen invites us into a different experience, one in which our souls overflow with contentment and joy. In Nothing to Prove she calls us to… * Find freedom from self-induced pressure...read more

  • Jennie Allen

    Stop the spiral of toxic thoughts. Are your thoughts holding you captive? Jennie Allen knows what it’s like to swirl in a spiral of destructive thoughts, such as I’ll never be good enough. Other people have better lives than I do. God couldn’t really love me. But Jennie also knows we don’t have to stay stuck in toxic thinking patterns. As she discovered in her own life, God built a way for us to escape that downward spiral. Freedom comes when we refuse to be victims to our thoughts and realize we have already been equipped with power from God to fight and win the war for our minds. In Get Out of Your Head, a six-session Bible study,...read more

  • Jennie Allen

    In Restless, an 8-session small group Bible study, Bible study teacher and author Jennie Allen helps you discover a practical plan to identify the threads of your life and how to intentionally weave them together for God's glory and purposes. Restless explores this important question: “Do I matter?” And Jennie asks, 'We live with lots of things, lots of people…but do we live for something?” Using the story of Joseph, Jennie explains how his suffering, gifts, story, and relationships fit into the greater story of God-and how our stories can do the same. Then she also introduces Threads—a tool to help you see your own personal...read more

  • Jennie Allen

    A lot of us, if we’re honest, are afraid. We hold our dreams close to our chest. But our passions have a purpose—they were engineered for God’s greater plan and he intends for us to use them for his glory and purposes. Do you feel like you’re missing something? What if this feeling wasn’t a bad thing? It could be a longing for more of God and a catalyst to living the life that was designed before the foundations of the earth were laid. In Restless, Bible teacher and fellow struggler Jennie Allen: - Explores practical ways to identify the threads of your life - How to intentionally weave those threads together - Explains how your gifts, passions,...read more

  • Jennie Allen

    What if you told God you would do anything . . . and he took you up on it? Anything is a prayer of surrender that will spark something. A prayer that will move you to stop chasing things that just make you feel happy and start living a surrendered life that matters.  In the years since the initial release of Anything, God continued to stretch Jennie Allen and her faith because of the courageous prayer of surrender that she and her husband, Zac, prayed, 'God, we will do anything. Anything.' Previously caught in the dizzying haze of worldly happiness and empty pursuits, Jennie went on to begin living out the adventure God had written for them—to include becoming the...read more

  • Jennie Allen

    Have you ever asked yourself, “Why am I here?” Recognize your calling, find your place of service, and follow God to a life of purpose. In Made For This, a beautiful blend of bestselling books Anything and Restless, join Bible teacher Jennie Allen on a 40-day interactive journey that takes you through a step-by-step process to guide you in answering life’s ultimate question. Made for This will help you: - Stop living afraid and insecure by discovering how God can use your dreams and passions for a greater purpose. - Identify the threads in your life and how they intentionally weave together for a...read more