In Dare to Hope: Living Intentionally in an Unstable World, Melissa Spoelstra, Bible teacher, author, and speaker, draws upon the hope-filled message in the Book of Jeremiah and her own Bible study Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World to examine six practical guidelines for intentional living to overcome fear, worry, and doubt by surrendering to God and putting hope in Him alone.

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Also by Melissa Spoelstra

Bible Studies

Jeremiah: Daring to Hope in an Unstable World

Elijah: Spiritual Stamina in Every Season

Numbers: Learning Contentment in a Culture of More

First Corinthians: Living Love When We Disagree

Joseph: The Journey to Forgiveness



Total Family Makeover

Total Christmas Makeover

Author Bio

Melissa Spoelstra is a popular women’s conference speaker (including the Aspire Women’s Events), Bible teacher, and author who is madly in love with Jesus and passionate about helping others to seek Christ and know Him more intimately. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Bible Theology and enjoys teaching God’s Word to diverse groups and churches within the body of Christ. She is the author of five Bible studies (Elijah, Numbers, First Corinthians, Joseph, and Jeremiah) and three books (Total Family Makeover, Total Christmas Makeover, and Dare to Hope). Melissa makes her home in Ohio, with her pastor husband and four kids.