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SPECIAL OFFER: Preorder Break Open the Sky by Stephan Bauman from your favorite retailer and receive a free PDF book excerpt in advance of the book release, plus a free copy of Possible, Stephan’s first book (while supplies last).

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ABOUT THE BOOK: Terrorism. Racism. Refugees. Political vitriol. Our culture is driven by fear. Compared to all previous generations, we are more safe, live longer, hurt less, and earn more. Yet, we are more afraid than ever.

Our faith has fallen prey to this culture of fear. Fear slips into our souls, leaving us not only afraid, but on edge and constantly anxious. No longer a safe harbor, a source of strength, and a bastion for love, faith has become a caricature of the real thing. We are left wondering, questioning, even disillusioned.

We face a defining moment. Will we cave in to fear or rise in faith? Stephan Bauman, the former president of World Relief, has seen firsthand in some of the most difficult places in the world how it is possible to embrace love in the face of fear. Break Open the Sky is an invitation into living out what matters most. We can become, once again, a community of hope.

Learn more about the book Break Open the Sky by Stephan Bauman here.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Stephan Bauman is the author of Possible and the former president of World Relief, a church-based international relief and development agency that reaches more than five million vulnerable people a year. The ordained minister holds degrees from John Hopkins University, Wheaton College, and the University of Wisconsin. Stephan and his wife, Belinda, and their two sons live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

BREAK OPEN THE SKY - Buy One, Get a PDF Book Excerpt and Trade Paperback Edition of POSSIBLE free.

    The first five hundred (500) eligible entries submitted and received by the end of the entry period will receive a PDF excerpt from the book to download (once each entry has been verified as eligible), and win a trade paperback edition of Possible: A Blueprint for Changing How We Change the World by Stephan Bauman (Approximate Retail Value = $15.99 each). NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between 12:00 AM Eastern Time on February 22, 2017 and 11:59 PM Eastern Time May 22, 2017. Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 and older. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. See Official Rules and enter at

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IMPORTANT: Please read these Official Rules before entering the Break Open the Sky Giveaway (the “Giveaway”), presented by WaterBrook Press, an imprint of The Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC (“Sponsor”). By entering the Giveaway, you agree to the terms of these Official Rules. These Official Rules shall govern in the event of any inconsistency with other Giveaway-related materials.


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ENTRY PERIOD: The Giveaway begins at 12:00 AM Eastern Time on February 22, 2017, and ends at 11:59 PM Eastern Time on May 22, 2017.


HOW TO ENTER:  If you have preordered a copy of Break Open the Sky: Saving Our Faith from a Culture of Fear by Stephan Bauman (the “Author”), enter your name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, pre-order number and retailer name in the entry form and submit your entry.

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PRIZE:   The first five hundred (500) eligible entries received by 11:59 Eastern Time on May 22, 2017 will receive a trade paperback edition of Possible: A Blueprint for Changing How We Change the World by the Author (Approximate Retail Value = $15.99 each).

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WINNERS LIST:  For a list of the winners, send a stamped, self-addressed envelope by November 21, 2017 to Douglas Mann, Waterbrook & Multnomah, Attn: Break Open the Sky Giveaway, 10807 New Allegiance Drive, Suite 500, Colorado Springs, CO 80921.

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