Anything by Jennie Allen

Anything by Jennie Allen

Book Review

All of my life I’ve been asking questions…
The types of questions that most people don’t ask…
The types of questions to which there are no easy answers.

Perhaps that’s one of the reasons I like Jennie Allen so much.
I find in her a kindred spirit…
A woman who doesn’t shrink away from asking really deep questions…
Or seeking answers to those things that matter most in life.

These questions begin with a stirring in your soul…

How do you give someone God?
How do you make something like God real?
Have you ever felt that you are chasing everyone but God?

Slowly that trickle becomes a stream…

What happens when God finally becomes real in your life?
What happens when you’re ready to put God first in your life?

Then the stream becomes a torrent…

Why had I loved people more than Him?
Why had I sat on every gift He had given me to make Him known?
What if the very thing we are trying to impress God with
Is the very thing keeping us from Him?

Until one day, the whole dam breaks loose.

What happens when you’re ready to give God everything…
And do anything for Him?


Anything – The Prayer That Unlocked My God And My Soul  provides us with an intimate look at the spiritual journey Jennie Allen embarks on the day she realizes that the God she has heard about all of her life seems more plastic than real to her, and that she wants more.

Her search leads her to grapple with issues that most Christians would rather not think about… and ultimately, to pray with her husband a prayer of surrender and abandonment that will change their lives and the lives of those around them.

God, we will do anything.

To be willing to do anything,
You must be willing to give up everything.

This book is not for the shallow or faint of heart. It’s for those who are restless in their faith, who aren’t satisfied with the status quo, who want to serve more than a plastic god.

Are you ready to get real with God?
Are you ready for a deeper spiritual life?
Are you ready to surrender your life to Him?

Are you ready for Anything?

Jennie Allen

Jennie Allen is a Bible teacher with a pasion for inspiring a whole new generation of women to encounter the invisible God. Although she was raised in a Christian home and had heard about God her entire life, she did not encounter God or see her need for Him until she was in high school. She began sharing God  with the young girls and women around her and in 2005. graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master’s in Biblical Study alongside her husband Zac, who pastors at Autsin Stone Community Church.

In 2011, she signed a multi-project contract with Thomas Nelson, which includes a 7-part series of DVD-based Bible studies and 2 trade books. I invite you to read my review of her first DVD Bible Study, Stuck. Anything is her first trade book.

To learn more about Jennie, visit her website.

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Disclosure of Material Connection: I received a copy of this book from Shelton Interactive for review purposes. I was not compensated for this review, nor was I required to write a positive review. The opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.

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  1. Misty Martin says:

    Love your site! God is really at work through you.

  2. Bonny Miller says:

    Thank you for sharing this. The moment I ‘stepped into’ this site, I felt welcomed. It’s warm, inviting and filled with great stories, illustrations and links. Thank you! 🙂

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Thank you so much for your feedback, Bonny – it is greatly appreciated and means so much to me! I hope you’ll join us for some of our weekly parties – it’s a great way to not only continue to get to know onw another, but to also connect with some of the other fabulous members in this community! 🙂

  3. This book is so on my list. Two friends have already recommended it, and now you’ve mentioned it. I’ve got some Anythings that I need to dump.

    Thank you for linking to us at

  4. Pamela says:

    I can’t wait to read this. There isn’t a Kindle download, but I ordered it anyway. This is my husband and I will want to read together.

    • Create With Joy
      Twitter: CreateWithJoy1

      Hi Pamela

      I’d love to hear your feedback when you and your husband are done reading Anything. I hope you enjoy the book as much as I did! 🙂

  5. Charlotte says:

    What a great review and video. It gives us all something to think about. Have we really given Him everything? As a missionary said, “How can I lose if I give up everything I can’t keep to gain everything I can’t lose.”
    Thank you for sharing.

  6. Appreciate this review!
    Thank you for sharing over at NOBH…
    ~Kara @ The Chuppies

  7. I love your blog and the many blessings you share. Thank you!

  8. Ohoh. I’m excited about this recommendation. I’m going to the library later today and I’m going to look this book up!

    Thank you! I’m always looking for xcellent new authors!

    Thanks for sharing this with us!


  9. Thanks for the recommendation. Looks like a great book…

  10. Anne says:

    I appreciate your review! It is always nice to find some good reading without so many touches of the materialistic world we live in!

  11. Nice. May the Holy Spirit guide you in all your endeavors♫♪


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