Jenn Schultz is the author of She’s Not Your Enemy, and she typically writes about messy faith, shaking off insecurity, and pursuing God’s purpose confidently. Her mission is to empower women to ditch shame and striving by finding identity in God and freedom in abundant grace.
She is a wife and mom who reads too many books at once (is that possible?), drinks decaf coffee, and speaks in scriptures and movie quotes. You can find her @jennschultzauthor on social media and at jennschultzauthor.com.
Our theme this month is “Identity,” and Jenn’s new book is something we could all benefit from when wrestling with this concept! I asked her to share more about the book and what prompted her to write it, and the results of this conversation were so impactful.
Listen to the full episode to hear our conversation about:
- healthy vs unhealthy comparison
- the frustration we feel when we live in a spirit of competition
- the healing power of God’s compassion
So many of us experience this struggle with comparison and confidence. When I asked Jenn her thoughts on how this can get in the way of creating or allowing breathing room for ourselves, she highlighted these areas:
I always wrap up the episode by asking our guests if they have a book or podcast they’d like to recommend. Jenn’s answer was a book I’m not familiar with, so I’m excited to check out Gentle and Lowly: The Heart of Christ for Sinners and Sufferers by Dane Ortlund.
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