Your Spring Reading Guide

By Anna Dunn, May 4, 2017

We’ve got your spring reading list covered. We spoke with the authors of three newly released books and let them tell you why they’re worth a read.

Kris Vallotton Bethel Church Destined to Win book faith leadership mentors spring reading“Destined to Win: How to Embrace Your God-Given Identity and Realize Your Kingdom Purpose”

Author: Kris Vallotton, senior associate leader, Bethel Church
Intended Audience: “I wrote this book for people who are looking for purpose.”
Takeaway: “You have a purpose. If you don’t have a plan for your life, other people will have one for you.”
Favorite One-Liner: “There is no victory without a battle, no conqueror without someone conquered and no armor necessary if there is no enemy.”

“Nothing to Prove: Why We Can Stop Trying So Hard”

Author: Jennie Allen, founder, IF:Gathering
Intended Audience: “It’s for all women. As women, we tend to be hard on ourselves. Whether you’re in college or you’re 70, I think we all struggle with this.”Jennie Allen Nothing to Prove faith women leadership book spring reading
Takeaway: “God is enough so we don’t have to be. We don’t have to prove anything because he has proven everything.”
Favorite One-Liner: “It is usually in the dirt of all that makes us human that the deepest, best parts of life and hope take root.”





Mike Foster People of the Second Chance book spring reading Catalyst“People of the Second Chance: A Guide to Bringing Life-Saving Love to the World”

Author: Mike Foster, founder, People of the Second Chance
Intended Audience: “There isn’t a single person who doesn’t need a second chance.”
Takeaway: “You’re loved more than you could ever know, and everything’s going to be OK.”
Favorite One-Liner: “If you slow down, assume the best, and replace snap judgments with snap ‘lovements,’ you will start to see your heart grow.”

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