There is much excitement around my household as I anticipate the official release of my book:
Embracing The Race:40 Devotions for the Runner’s Soul
The book will be released on November 14th. So between now and then, I am gathering support from those who are able to help. I’m so thankful for some of you who have already said YES and are walking alongside me during this exciting journey.
Here are some things that will help make a successful book launch:
*Spread the word on social media. (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Email)
On the day the book officially releases, just sharing a link would be huge! I will provide information to make it simple to do this.
*Write a Review on Amazon.
Reviews on Amazon are like gold to new authors! I would love for reviews to be posted on Amazon during the week it releases. Although the book won’t be available to everyone else until November 14th, I have copies that are available now directly from me. If you’d be interested in getting a signed copy right away, click HERE.
*If you’ve already preordered the book, thanks for your support! You can write a review on Amazon later, after you’ve had a chance to dig in and soak it up. 🙂
*If you have a blog, you could review the book or allow me to guest post during release week.
*Pray! Please pray for God to keep opening up the doors for others to be encouraged in their faith through the book.
I’ve had several people ask me, “Do I have to be a runner to get your book?”
The parallels between running and our Christian walk will certainly speak loud and clear if you’re in the runner’s world. But even if you’re not a runner and don’t want to be, that’s fine too! The apostle Paul used the metaphor of a running a race in the New Testament to reach all the Greeks. He knew they would be familiar with the popular foot races that everyone flocked to in that time.
Powerful scriptures referring to running have spoken clearly to followers of Christ whether they are runners or not.
Here is what Kyle Idleman, best-selling author of Not a Fan, has to say about the book:
Honest and fun to read, you’ll find encouragement and challenge that come from Bible passages and the language of a runner. If you’re a runner, you’ll love this book. If you’re not a runner, there is plenty here for you, too.
If you’d like to preview the book on Amazon just to get a feel for how it’s written, you can check it out HERE. You will be able to read about 20% of the book (or about 10 of the 40 devotions).
As exciting as it is to be living the dream of having my first book published, I must emphasize that this book is not about me. God is the one who has opened my eyes to the powerful parallels between running and our walk with Him.
He truly is the author and I am just the scribe!
If you would like to be a part of my book launch team at any level, please let me know and I will keep you updated with more details as it gets closer to the release date. You can contact me HERE. Just let me know how involved you’d like to be or if you have any questions.
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May God bless you in the days ahead as you continue to run your race of faith!
Blessings to you,