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BRITT MERRICK grew up working with his father, surfboard designer Al Merrick, for their family's world-famous company, Channel Islands Surfboards. In 2003, Britt, his wife and a few close friends started Reality, a church in his home town of Carpinteria, California, that has grown to include network churches in Los Angeles, Stockton, London and San Francisco. The Reality network is focused on ministry to youth, community transformation, birthing new churches all over the world and equipping the next generation of leaders. Britt lives with his wife, Kate, and their two children in Carpinteria.
Allison Trowbridge nbsp; is a writer, speaker, and social entrepreneur who is passionate about empowering millennial women to impact their world. She has spent the past decade working against human trafficking and modern-day slavery, first at Not For Sale and presently with The Freedom Fund. She is a partner at Just Business, an impact investment firm addressing the root causes of slavery, and she advises social enterprises and nonprofits on strategy, branding, and partnerships. Allison is a MBA candidate at Oxford University and graduated from Westmont College in 2008. She currently lives in New York City.nbsp;
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Godspeed: Making Christ's Mission Your Own is specifically directed at American Christians, but the principles apply in other Western countries. Merrick speaks about "Incarnational Christianity", which means that "we're called out of the world in worship to God while being sent into the world as witnesses of God". As with many of the best Christian non-fiction books, the author is giving their personal testimony, sharing what has impacted and changed their life. It is 'I found' rather than the lecturing 'you should' tone that some authors take. Godspeed is much more readable and teachable because of that underlying spirit of humility. Overall, this is a very readable book that might just challenge you to change your life. Thanks to David C Cook and NetGalley for providing a free ebook for review.