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Encouragement and practical steps from best-selling author Christine Caine to help you move from anxiety about the unexpected to embracing confident faith in a good God.

Is it possible to have peace in an uncertain world? To not only expect the unexpected but embrace it? Most of us want to have life under control. But God wants us to anticipate the unexpected with a faith deeply rooted in his goodness. He wants us to know that because he is in control, we don't have to be.

In Unexpected, beloved author Christine Caine helps us walk into the life God has for us - unknowns and all. Using dramatic examples from her own journey, Christine offers real-life strategies and biblical inspiration to help you:

  • Anticipate the unexpected - personal upheaval, relational challenges, financial stresses, family transitions, career disappointments, and chaotic world affairs, etc.
  • Move from fear and worry about ourselves to hope and trust in God
  • Learn new ways to manage disappointment, strengthen our hearts, and build our faith
  • Step into the unknown to embrace your God-given destiny
  • Live in the joyful freedom of complete trust in God

Nothing in our lives takes God by surprise. So even in the midst of personal upheaval, relational challenges, financial stresses, family transitions, career disappointments, and chaotic world affairs, we can expect God to be good and do good. What other expectation do we need to have? Listen to God’s dare to trust him in every unknown of your life today.

Also available: Unexpected video study and study guide.

©2018 Christine Caine (P)2018 Zondervan

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well worth the listen

I very much enjoyed this book. It is inspirational and applicable! I feel energized to make a difference.

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  • 06-26-18

Amazing Book

This book is beyond good. It ignites hope and purpose. Christian Caine, I have a whole new respect for her. She went to a place that's inexplicably touches, of God, layered in this deep, revelatory work. It's so beautifully shared and it really let's you see that God uses all things,for good! Fantastic book. I so enjoyed being immersed, in this book. Profoundly impacting!!! Thank you for moving past the places, that tried to prevent this work. This writing is necessary.

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This book is a game changer

I’ve loved Christine Caines ministry for years and watch her speak often. She’s truly a gift from God to his people. I literally listened to this book straight through. There were moments of laughter, tears and a charge to fight the good fight of faith know that God is with you , has called you and equipped you for it all!

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Recommended.

I loved hearing this book. The author is empowered in Christ to share a hopeful and powerful message to women. Its beautiful and comforting and I will ne listening again!

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Brilliant!!!

Such a real approach to what we battle.
Cried at the end as I was led in prayer at the end.

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Awesomeness!

I learned about becoming a prisoner of hope, forgiving people, and if I am ready to be healed and give up my old identity. I enjoyed listening to Christine narrate. Thank you.

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This book had me scribbling as fast as I could to get the scripture references and concepts down so that I can use them as I fight the enemy and pursue God’s plan for my life. Amazing! I have post-it’s everywhere to memorize! I will be re-hearing and taking more notes - life changing!

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Absolutely Everything I needed

This book was so inspiring and also extremely accurate to what I needed to hear in my life. GOD clearly had a message to send me and this book had me before it even started. There are several chapters I've listened to several times because it was something I really needed to hear and understand and acknowledge. For three days straight I listened to this book over and over. I absolutely love Christine Caine narration of her book. This is a definite keeper and highly recommend it!

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game changer

thank you Chris for your great words and obedience. thank you for the beautiful prayer in the end. The unexpected is most certainly a gift!

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In Unexpected Times an Unexpected Blessing

Beautiful and it will bless all that read/listen to it, this book blessed me tremendously!

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  • 02-04-21

Inspiring

Very enthusiastically presented by the author. Very inspiring ti listen to. What can be achjeved if we really believe is astonishing.

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  • A. R. Muganiwah
  • 07-13-19

amazing and profound.

This book has taught me to embrace the Unexpected and look to see what God wants to do.

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  • Josh O
  • 03-14-19

Must listen!

This book is more powerful than you can imagine. It is so encouraging I would say its worth a listen once a year at least to ensure you do not forget how God can work in your life in unexpected ways. Beautiful. God bless.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 02-24-19

love this book

what an encouraging book.
Christine Caine is a good deliverer of truth and strength. If you need to know how much God loves you this book will introduce you to that.

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  • Monique
  • 07-30-18

Everything you expect this book to be.

Spoiler alert; There are unexpected things that happen in life. Seek God during those times, it’ll help.