Doug Bender is an I Am Second writer and small groups coach. He developed many of the small group tools found at and has coached churches, organizations, and individuals to use I Am Second groups to share the message of Jesus with their friends and family. I recently sat down with Doug to discuss the launch of his new I Am Second book – I Found Love.

Doug and I met about 8 years ago when I had the incredible honor of contributing a post to the I Am Second blog. One of the highest honors of my blogging days. From the beginning, I have been a fan of I Am Second and their incredible ministry. In this episode we discuss their early books, the vision and growth of this incredible movement. I Found Love is the highly anticipated new book from I Am Second, gathering together stories of people who searched everywhere for fulfillment and wholeness and found it only when they surrendered to God.

People whose stories appear include the following, among others: David and Tamela Mann Jason Castro Sean Lowe Stephen Baldwin Moving, compelling, and profoundly inspiring, the stories found here remind us that our hearts will always be restless until they find their rest in God and always unsatisfied until we find the love of God. I am so thankful for all that I Am Second has provided.

Incredible movement with powerful stories for everyone. The book launches January 6th but can be pre-ordered now.


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