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Brave Surrender

Let God’s Love Rewrite Your Story
Narrated by: Kim Walker-Smith
Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
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Summary

A firsthand look into Kim Walker-Smith's journey from a place of shame and fear to stages around the world where she boldly proclaims the unconditional love of God.

Kim Walker-Smith's passionate performance of "How He Loves" helped transform Jesus Culture into a global worship movement. But she wasn't always so confident of God's unrelenting, powerful love. 

Coming from a painful childhood, Kim struggled to believe that God could heal her heart or bring any sense from her past. Yet when she chose to hand her struggles over to God and receive his love, freedom, and healing in return, everything began to change. On the other side of surrender, Kim began a journey of looking at one painful memory at a time with God and exchanging her perspective for his truth - a journey in which God rewrote her story of pain into a story of redemption and hope.

If you are longing to experience God more than the shame or hurts of your past, the pressures of your present, or the fear of your future, Brave Surrender offers a soul-healing path forward. As Kim learned in her own life, the first step - and the bravest step - is letting go. Once we let go of anything that gets between us and God, we are freed to take hold of the life that truly matters. As Kim writes, "When we encounter God's love, it changes the way we see. And when we learn to see what He sees, we will never be the same again."

©2019 Kim Walker-Smith (P)2019 Zondervan

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Such a powerful, beautiful and hope filled story

Kim tells her really hard yet redeeming life story that is powerful and hope-filled made all the more impactful by Kim reading this herself.

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Beautiful

A very deep, moving story of how God restored and healed Kim. It is an amazing testimony that is full of hope. I love that it was read by the author and you could hear her emotion in her voice as she read.

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Fantastic

Heartfelt, real, deep and thought provoking. Kim Walker Smith's testimony encourages you to want to draw closer to this amazing God that loves so deeply and so well even in the midst of life's horrible troubles. God is so good and so real. Powerful book.

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Surrendered

I have wept and laughed through this book. Wow what an amazingly honest, heart rending story written and spoken so emotively. Thank you Kim Walker Smith. You have gone through a lot and surrendered more than you could possibly have thought or imagined and you have blessed me with your testimony. May Jesus work through me as He has with you and I pray I do not give up as so often I feel I want to do. May we all be so brave and become the people God intended us to be and give glory in His name. I feel privileged to have listened to this book and know it will have a part to play on my own journey.

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surprising, with life changing honesty

I guess I always thought that Kim fell on to a stage with a trust fund in her pocket after a party... her story of being continually loved to life by Jesus through struggle and pain is not only inspirational... you can feel the Holy Spirit singing loud and clear something so personal to you through the message.
It's a well written, well constructed book with great audio telling that was not only clear, but had the added advantage of being the intimate voice of the autho, telling her own story; there's a lot to be said for telling your own story.
If you're reading the reviews, I'm so grateful you chose to write and read this Kim. It's amazing. And thank you for being so honest.

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Couldn't stop listening...

Such a beautiful book. So honestly written and very bravely read. I couldn't put it down, and look forward to reading it again. So full of truth and real life guidance. I'm so grateful for this story. A definite must read if you've wondered whether God exists through all the terrible things that happen, where is Jesus in the mess? Listen to this book & get a glimpse of how much each of us mean to our Heavenly Papa. 💕

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  • Sara and Freddy
  • 04-04-19

It gave me a lot to reflect on

I have always loved Mrs Walker-Smith’s voice, her pure heart, her vulnerability, genuine heart, when she leads worship, and when I heard she wrote a book, I just couldn’t wait. I finish it, and her being the narrator was so special. The book did not disappoint. I found myself crying with joy, sadness, and taking many a note as it has given me many things I need to work on in my life with the Lord. Thank you Kim for this gift!

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  • Jamie L. Jones
  • 15-07-20

Just what I needed

I will listen to this book again. What an amazing testimony and such freedom in Jesus. I loved listening to Kim read and tell her own story! Thank you Kim for sharing! God Bless! ❤

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  • Kimmie
  • 27-05-20

Life transforming.

This is the first review I have ever done. EVER. And yet I just have to tell you to GET THIS STORY. I have held this artist and worshipper in high esteem for many years and being a worshipper myself, I have learned so much by watching and listening to her...how to lead others in surrender and going deeper into the Presence of God. But I never knew until after hearing her story that, like me, she has had to battle her darkest fears, anger, abuse, and more...as she learned to TRUST the One that she worships!
It is so good to know that I am not alone. And that this life is a journey of being stretched, and resisting at times, and ultimately (as Kim’s story has shown me) led me to want to surrender even more to Jesus.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 22-03-20

Healing & therapeutic

This book has been a healing and therapeutic tool in this season of my life. Thank you for sharing your story Kim Walker 💛

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  • karina
  • 18-01-20

Beautiful

This book is beautiful! Love it! One God chooses you for a purpose no one can stop his will

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 17-01-20

Easy listening, great story <br />

I so appreciate the vulnerability it took to share and I'm so grateful for God's redemption in Kim's life as I have been ministered to so much by her through the years.

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  • jlm
  • 17-01-20

Love this book!

This is an amazing book. It touched my heart in so many ways. Thank you Kim for being vulnerable with your story

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  • elizabeth
  • 08-01-20

Great story that testifies of what God can do with a heart fully surrendered.

Great book that shows how Kim walked through inner healing and allowed Jesus to lead her life through life's ups and downs.

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  • Daisy Marie Landry
  • 05-12-19

God's love is radically unchanging and powerful

I loved it! it is one of the best books I have listen to in a while!

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  • Susan
  • 22-10-19

This beautiful book touched my soul

I am so thankful I chose to listen to Brave Surrender! I truly believe I was guided to listen to Kim's story. Thank you for sharing your vulnerability with the rest of us!