Run to the Roar!
When the image of a man-eating beast travels through the optic nerve and into the visual cortex, the brain sends the body a simple but urgent message: Run away! That's what normal people do, but not lion chasers. Rather than seeing a 500-pound problem, they see an opportunity for God to show up and show his power.
Chase the Lion is more than a catchphrase; it's a radically different approach to life. It's only when we stop fearing failure that we can fully seize opportunity by the mane. With grit and gusto, New York Times best-selling author Mark Batterson delivers a bold message to everyone with a big dream.
Quit playing it safe and start running toward the roar!
This is a wake-up call to stop living as if the purpose was to simply arrive safely at death. Our dreams should scare us. They should be so big that without God, they are impossible to achieve. Quit running away from what you're afraid of.
Chase the lion!
Change the world!
What is your 500-pound dream?
In this highly anticipated sequel to his best-selling In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day, Mark Batterson invites lion chasers everywhere to chase dreams so impossible that victory demands we face our fears, defy the odds, and hold tight to God.
These are the kind of dreams that will make you a bigger person and the world a better place.
Based upon 2 Samuel 23, Chase the Lion tells the true story of an ancient warrior named Benaiah who chased a lion into a pit on a snowy day - and then killed it. For most people that situation wouldn't just be a problem...it would be the last problem they ever faced. For Benaiah it was an opportunity to step into his destiny. After defeating the lion, he landed his dream job as King David's bodyguard and eventually became commander in chief of Israel's army under King Solomon.
Written in a way that both challenges and encourages, this revolutionary book will help unleash the faith and courage you need to identify, chase, and catch the 500-pound dreams in your life.
©2016 Mark Batterson (P)2016 Random House Audio
"Chase the Lion is a powerful, passionate, and inspiring message! When you pursue God’s dream for your life, it can be a little scary, but man is it worth it!" (Tim Tebow)
"Creative. Inspiring. Challenging. Batterson’s writings always leave us encouraged, and Chase the Lion is no exception. If you feel as if life has caused you to shrink the size of your dreams, this book is for you!" (Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church, founder of Passion Conferences, and author of The Comeback)
"Mark’s books have inspired me and helped me to inspire our team. Straight from God’s Word, Chase the Lion is a great message for any team and for people in every walk of life." (John Harbaugh, head coach of the Baltimore Ravens)
Enjoyed listening to this book, has several spiritual references, however it helped put everything into light that is referenced. It is very easy to get into as the narrator voice is easy to listen to.
I finished the audio book in only two sittings, and will most certainly be listening to it again as I know that I will get something new from the next listen.
This is the first time listening to this author and will most likely get one of his other books and compare the information given.
I ended the audible book because I didn't like the sound of the Narrator. It ruined the book for me. He sounded so self righteous and I mean SELF he sounded. He also was the Author. Sure he was telling the truth ..but couldn't enjoy it.Felt talked at instead of enjoying the joy of just Lightening.
I tried several times to get into this but the narrator just wasn't enthusiastic enough, and I just couldn't get into it.
I loved the story and the author was great as a narrator! I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to do something great in their lives. It reminds us that God has a purpose for us in our lives. Everyone has a different journey but we just need to stay focused and move forward. You won't be sorry with this book.
This book was right in time in my life! The reader is easy to listen to and the stories and biblical references left me thirsting for more!! Chase the Lion is the new theme for my life!
When I bought this book, I thought I was just gonna get a bunch of historical references, but Mark gave me so much more. This book has encouraged me in the next season of life and to fully pursue the passions God has gifted me with and remove all the distractions keeping me from that dream.
No matter how old you are-- this book is for you!! You will not regret it!
Mark Batterson is my favorite author.His writing style is very relatable and content is always intriguing! With the release of Chase the Lion, he has once again knocked it out of the ballpark...
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