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Restless

Restless

Because You Were Made For More

by Jennie Allen

"You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it rests in you."

—Saint Augustine

Restless: About the Book and Author

Restless: About the Book and Author

In her newest book Restless, bible teacher Jennie Allen explores the fact that God has called each of us to do great things in his name, and then helps us discover what that might mean for each of us individually.

On Restlessness: A Q&A with Jennie Allen

On Restlessness: A Q&A with Jennie Allen

Deborah Arca

"I think we are so afraid of messing it up. We hyper analyze ourselves and choices to death and we have so many choices. I say in the book that if you still don’t know what to do…. Go do something. Anything."

Restless: What People Are Saying

Restless: What People Are Saying

"Live a small life? I cannot. And neither should you! The same power that raised Jesus Christ from the dead lives in each one of us." Read what Christine Caine and other authors are saying about Restless.

When Women Dream: Read an Excerpt from Restless

When Women Dream: Read an Excerpt from Restless

"If we are all obeying God with our unique gifts and visions, our dreaming, our obedience, then our roles should look beautifully diverse. We each look unique on the outside, and I assure you we are even more intricately designed on the inside."

Author Website

Author Website

For more about Jennie Allen's books, blog and "If: Gatherings," visit her website here.

Restless DVD Study Guide

Restless DVD Study Guide

In this 8-session video-based small group Bible study, Jennie Allen helps you discover a practical plan to identify the threads of your life and how to weave them together for God's glory and purposes.

Book Roundtable: Continue the Conversation with our Bloggers

The Blessings of Restless

The Blessings of Restless

Amber Stamper

This book will cause you to think, change your approach to life, and draw you closer to God. What more could a reader ask for? 

A To-Do List for God's Glory

A To-Do List for God's Glory

Anna Quinn

Allen helps us see how our unique gifts (even housework and carpooling) can be used, in big and small ways, to God’s glory.

Feeling Restless?

Feeling Restless?

Alexis Neal

Inner restlessness and lack of purpose don’t seem to crop up much in Scripture; it’s a fairly modern invention.

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

Join the Roundtable Discussion!

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Restless Book Trailer

Restless Book Trailer from Jennie Allen on Vimeo.