Courage to Stand Strong When the Waves Crash In

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Find Your Brave | Holly Wagner


Have you ever found yourself in over your head, facing one storm after another wondering how you were going to get through it?

Your storm might be a job loss, loneliness, a crumbling relationship, a serious illness, or the death of a loved one. Whatever it is, as the winds howl and the waves rage, you have a choice: will you cower in fear or will you rise above it?

Holly Wagner has endured her share of storms, from a cancer diagnosis to betrayal to identity theft to loss of family. In Find Your Brave she examines the dramatic shipwreck faced by the apostle Paul in Acts 27 and uncovers profound truths that will guide you safely through life’s most difficult seasons.

Through solid biblical teaching and relatable personal stories, Holly offers an uplifting, friendly voice in the midst of the gale-force winds and overpowering critical voices. She shows you how to stay anchored in the God who remains faithful in every storm and in whose strength you can Find Your Brave.

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She is a wife, mother, author, international speaker and co-lead pastor of Oasis Church in Los Angeles where she has served alongside her husband Philip for more than 30 years. She is passionate about seeing women become all that God has designed them to be and this inspired her to start GodChicks and She Rises Conference, which is an annual gathering of thousands of women held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. Her previous books include GodChicks, Love Works, and Warrior Chicks. She and Philip have been married since 1985 and have two adult children Jordan and Paris and live in Los Angeles with their dog Kiya!

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Kind Words Said About Find Your Brave


“If you’ve lost the confidence and strength to endure the storms in your life, Find Your Brave is the empowering message your heart needs. With biblical wisdom and personal understanding, Holly will show you what it looks like to fight back against life’s disappointments in the only way that works—with the Lord’s help. I love this resource.”

LYSA TERKEURSTNew York Times best-selling author and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries


“Holly Wagner mixes raw honesty and real wisdom as she helps us navigate the storms that come our way. As you turn the pages of Find Your Brave, not only will you learn and be inspired, but at times you will seriously laugh out loud. This book has the potential to be a game-changer in the way we respond to the challenges we all face. Why not pick up one for friend?”

CHRISTINE CAINEfounder of A21 and Propel

“I have known and loved Holly for over twenty years. Her grasp of the Word of God and her ability to bring it to life is magnificent. She personally has navigated unchartered waters on a number of occasions and always comes through with testimony to the goodness and grace of God. Find Your Brave will inspire courage in your own walk.”

BOBBIE HOUSTONHillsong Church, author of The Sisterhood


“I’ve always loved the insightful, practical, loving, and loyal way Holly approaches life. In this book, her honesty, mixed with wisdom coming from personal experiences and biblical teaching, encourages the reader to dig deeper and Find Your Brave when walking through adversity. Holly not only reminds us who we are, but she walks alongside us with great encouragement and more often a sisterly push to keep moving forward!”

DARLENE ZSCHECHcomposer, worship leader, and author of Worship Changes Everything


“Holly Wagner is one of the most dynamic and faith-filled people we know. Her new book Find Your Brave will equip, encourage, and inspire you to take bold steps of faith and stand strong when life gets tough.”

CRAIG AND AMY GROESCHELauthors of From This Day Forward


“Find Your Brave is more than a theory for Holly Wagner. She found her brave as she pioneered a church in Hollywood, journeyed through cancer, and battled with fear. This book positions you to forge through trials and come out radiant on the other side.”

LISA BEVEREMessenger International, best-selling author of Lioness Arising

“My darling friend Holly doesn’t write about finding your brave from the sidelines; she writes from the heart of the battle. Because she lives out her message daily, she helps us understand that we too can find our brave. Not only that, the journey is exhilarating, and when we do it together, we are stronger.”

SHEILA WALSHauthor of The Longing in Me


“In a culture that sends women so many mixed messages about what bravery looks like, Holly Wagner has a written a clear, concise, and defining message of biblical bravery to women for generations to come. We know challenges will come to us all; none are exempt. In Find Your Brave, Holly Wagner masterfully maps the way to finding and sourcing inner strength in those trying times. Her humor sets you at ease while her words stir, inspire, and spur you on to a live a life filled with courage and faith.”

PASTORS JUDAH AND CHELSEA SMITHlead pastors, The City Church, Seattle, WA


“In Find Your Brave my good friend Holly Wagner empowers women to stand strong as an example to the world. She reminds us that it is in our strength that we find our purpose, and it is only through God that we find our strength. For any woman who has ever faced fear, this book is a must read!”

LISA YOUNGFellowship Church, coauthor of The Creative Marriage

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