I think for once, I’ve finally gotten it right. Mind you, not everything is always a “do-over.” Nor is much sad or difficult in my life. But I have had a journey of reading that was often met with books that I just could not connect with until I had approached them a third or fourth time.

But I have finally gotten it right (or at least something in that “reading” genre has finally taken ahold of me.)

I just finished reading Soul Print by Pastor Mark Batterson. Keep in mind that I have three other books by Batterson and that I fell absolutely in love with his, In a Pit with a Lion of a Snowy Day. So Soul Print was high on my list of desire-to-reads. And it DID NOT FAIL. In this book, Batterson addresses your uniqueness, as well as God’s unique plan for you. Pastor Mark also encourages and teaches each Christian in the paths of integrity and spirituality.

I think that Batterson brings a fresh breath to the Christian world in the facts that he is relevant and yet, with sufficient Biblical depth. I find his writing engaging as well as thought (and LIFE) provoking and I am always encouraged yet challenged when I read his works. (Plus, it didn’t hurt any that Soul Print drew much of its attention from the stories concerning King David, who happens to be one of the Bible’s most interesting individuals.

I strongly recommend Soul Print and I look forward to using it in my personal life as well in my teachings. I rate it 5 out of 5. I find no fault with it other than I prefer briefer chapters … but with the divisions within each chapter, that was over-lookable.

I received this book for free from WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group for this review.


Isaiah 49:2- “I am like a polished arrow in His quiver.”

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