Wednesday, August 22, 2012

What I'm Reading - Undaunted

My Thoughts

I have a confession to make...
I stalk Christine Caine.
I read her blog, listen to her podcasts, and follow her on Twitter.
When you listen to or read what Christine Caine has to share,
you realize that she leaks Jesus.
I want to be around for the splash.

Undaunted is the testimony of someone who was lost and then was found.
A story of the rescued called to rescue.
It isn't just her story, but ours as well.

Throughout this book Christine shares about looking to God for her identity along with her purpose. She is completely transparent in telling her story, showing how God has worked in her life and brought her through so much with the truth in His Word.

My favorite part of the book is where Christine
shares about finding our identity.

Why is it so hard to choose first what God says about us?
Why do we listen to the voices of others more than His?

Allowing the labels you give yourself or someone else gives you can cause you to miss God's truth about who you are and into not pursuing God's purpose for your life.

Go to your Bible to remind yourself what God says.

God's Truths
  • God made each one of us.
  • God chooses each one of us.
  • God is always with us.
  • He names us.
  • He saved us.
  • He is our Father.

She goes on to write about overcoming disappointment,
fighting fear, and following the example that Christ set before us.
She challenges us to believe and go.
To be the rescued rescuers.
To live...

You can purchase the book here:

About the Book

Christine Caine offers life-transforming insights about how not only to overcome the challenges, wrong turns, and often painful circumstances we all experience, but also to actually grow from those experiences and be equipped and empowered to help others.

Using her own dramatic life story, Caine shows how God rescued her from a life where she was unnamed, unwanted, and unqualified. She tells how she overcame abuse, abandonment, fears, and other challenges to go on a mission of adventure, fueled by faith and filled with love and courage.

Her personal stories inspire readers to hear their name called, just as Christine heard her own---'You are beloved. You are the hope. You are chosen'---to go into a dark and troubled world, knowing each of us possess all it takes to bring hope, create change, and live completely for Christ.

About the Author

Christine Caine, advocate and sought-after speaker, is no stranger to suffering. Overcoming abuse and other issues from her childhood, Christine has embraced God's love to find hope and healing. She is a cofounder with her husband, Nick, of the anti-human trafficking organization The A21 Campaign. They and their two daughters make their home in Southern California.

You can read more from Christine on her blog at equip & empower and you can follow her on Twitter @ChristineCaine.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.


  1. I have not heard of this author before. Thanks for bringing her to my attention. I found you through the Goodreads page. Hope you have a wonderful week! :O)

    1. She is a fantastic author and speaker. LOVED this book! so blessed to have connected with you! Blessings!


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