Author Archives: Jennie Allen

Abandoning the Approval of Others

Abandoning the Approval of Others

Do you want to be liked or do you want to actually do something significant with this life? ~ Jennie Allen The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me? — Psalm 118:6 It was pretty late. Most of the lights were out. I had gotten tied

Are You Under Attack? God Is With You!

  There are always doubts. We doubt because God, while He gets louder, is still invisible, because of the people questioning your sanity and the difficulty of just following a wild invisible God into uncomfortable spaces. We doubt because of the risk, the cost, the abandonment of rights and comforts, the disapproval of people you really

Restless: Because You Were Made For More

Do you feel restless? What if this feeling weren’t a bad thing? This feeling could be a longing, a restlessness for more of God. It could push us to move forward, to live epic lives that were designed before the foundations of earth were laid. But a lot of us, if we’re honest, are afraid. We

Restless: What Are You Passionate About?

William Wilberforce knew his passion. He resisted it, but this passion held him captive as a young man, nearly at the same time that he became completely captivated by Jesus. He met God and wanted nothing more than to begin vocational ministry; he was convinced this was the best way to serve God. But the

Anything Project – Getting Started & Important Dates

Hi friends, Are you ready to get started on the Anything Project? We’re kicking off with our live event tonight! It’s not too late to sign up! In case you’re looking for the live event page, we’re having the party over here tonight at 9 pm EST | 6 pm PST : http://www.faithgateway.com/anything-bible-study-kickoff/?live Come join us even

We Are Not Good, But Jesus Makes Us Beautiful

Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in My hand. — Jeremiah 18:6 “Jennie, do you think my dad is in heaven?” My heart stopped and my brain raced to find the answer. I scanned through my memories of his mess of a life and found myself doubting. Kathryn had recently lost

Restless: What Is Your Passion?

Threads of Passions William Wilberforce knew his passion. He resisted it, but this passion held him captive as a young man, nearly at the same time that he became completely captivated by Jesus. He met God and wanted nothing more than to begin vocational ministry; he was convinced this was the best way to serve God. But the passion that

you were made for more

Are You Restless? Discover God’s Dream For You

As I stared at the ceiling, I saw the scrape marks. Right after we had moved into our first house, Zac, my husband, scraped off the popcorn textured ceiling. You’d think that would be something you’d never really notice — the ceiling — but it was something I stared at every afternoon. I stared as my newborn son slept.

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