Author Jennie Allen

ABOUT

Jennie Allen is a recovering achiever who is passionate about Jesus. She founded the million-strong IF:Gathering, where she says she gathers deep kindred souls around food she didn’t cook, and she asks terribly intrusive questions. She’s a risk-taker who married Zac, a crazier risk-taker. Then God thought it would be funny to give them four crazy strong risky-dreamer kids. As a true Austin, Texas family, their life revolves around the Friday night lights.

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Get Out of Your Head

A Study in Philippians
Jennie Allen

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.

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Chase

Chasing After the Heart of God
Jennie Allen

What are you chasing? Comfort, success, a bigger house, or someone’s approval? If we are honest, it feels like trying to catch the wind. We see in David’s life, he was a man who spent his life chasing after God. Whether you are running from God or working your tail off to please him, David’s journey will show us God is the only thing we can chase that won’t leave us feeling more empty.

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Stuck

The Places We Get Stuck & the God Who Sets Us Free
Jennie Allen

Do you feel stuck? So many of us live stuck. Stuck in trying to seem perfect. Stuck in sadness. Stuck feeling numb. Stuck pursuing more stuff. These stuck places often go unattended inside of us, and they are shaping our lives more than we would like to think. Our stuck places—where we’re broken, mad, discontented, scared, overwhelmed, or sad—are the very places that make us ache for God, who has a plan to get us unstuck.

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Anything

The Prayer That Unlocked My God and My Soul
Jennie Allen

What if you told God you would do anything . . . and he took you up on it? Jennie Allen, founder of If: Gathering, shares the prayer that changed everything. *Now with Bible study questions! 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 founder of IF: Gathering, an organization to gather, equip, and unleash the next generation to live out their purpose.

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Restless

Because You Were Made for More
Jennie Allen

"Do I matter?" Answer this important question by discovering the best way to use your spiritual gits. Through the story of Joseph, explore how his suffering, gifts, story, and relationships fit into the greater story of God--and how our stories can do the same. Then, try Threads--a tool to help you see your own personal story and to uncover and understand the raw materials God has given you to use for his glory and purpose while on this planet.

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