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Crash the Chatterbox

Hearing God's Voice Above All Others

Steven Furtick

About Crash the Chatterbox

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Crashing the chatterbox = Overpowering the lies of insecurity, fear, condemnation, and discouragement with the promises of God.
 
“These four confessions will free you to embrace the life God has called you to live.”—Andy Stanley, senior pastor, North Point Church; author of Enemies of the Heart 
 
In Crash the Chatterbox, Pastor Steven Furtick focuses on four key areas in which negative thoughts are most debilitating: insecurity, fear, condemnation, and discouragement. He asks, “What great deeds are in danger of remaining undone in your life because of lies that were planted in your past or fears that are looming in your future?”
 
With personal stories, inspiring examples, and practical strategies, Pastor Furtick will show you how to silence the lies and embrace the freeing affirmation of God. 
 
Learn how to live out God’s truth no matter what is going on in your life or thoughts. 
 
Learn how to crash the chatterbox . . . and hear God’s voice above all others.

Praise

New York Times bestseller

Praise for Crash the Chatterbox

“Pastor Steven has written the best book I’ve ever read on overcoming the lies that hold us back. If you read this prayerfully and take the truths of Crash the Chatterbox to heart, God will help you win the battles in your mind and become the person He created you to be.”
— Craig Groeschel, lead pastor, LifeChurch.tv, Edmond, OK; author of Fight

Crafted around four powerful confessions, Chatterbox unearths, exposes, and refutes lies and half truths all of us are tempted to believe about ourselves. Steven’s direct writing style will keep you engaged. His insights will make you
think. But most important, these four confessions will free you to embrace the life God has called you to live.”
— Andy Stanley, senior pastor, North Point Church, Alpharetta, GA; author of Enemies of the Heart

“I believe God’s truth. I want to live God’s truth. But sometimes I have a hard time hearing God’s truth when negative inside chatter and self-doubt run like a ticker tape through my mind. Pastor Steven’s vulnerability, biblical insights, and practical advice make Crash the Chatterbox a resource I will turn to again and again. This book can be a game changer for you.”
— Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times best-selling author; president of Proverbs 31 Ministries

“Every one of us at some point deals with fears and self-doubt, with internal conflict about whether we are good enough or successful enough, or whether our past will forever haunt our future. Be inspired and encouraged as you discover what God really says about you in Crash the Chatterbox.”
— Brian Houston, senior pastor, Hillsong Church, Sydney, Australia

“On the pages of his brilliant new book, my friend Steven teaches us how to block out the toxic lies of the Enemy and instead let the truth of God become the soundtrack to our lives. Don’t let all the chatter get the best of you. Read
these pages, and be strengthened in Christ.”
— Matt Redman, Grammy Award–winning songwriter and worship leader

“Steven Furtick unlocks powerful stratagems for silencing the inner critic that entangles the believer in a quagmire of self-doubt, fear, and unbelief. Crash the Chatterbox is a study in course correction with hard-won lessons for rediscovering, reenergizing, and reengaging your God-given dreams.”
— T. D. Jakes, New York Times best-selling author; bishop of The Potter’s House, Dallas, TX

“Steven Furtick’s new book is an insightful and readable approach to the daily barrage of destructive thoughts we all experience. You will be encouraged and empowered as you discover what God thinks of you and how that affects every
facet of your life.”
— Judah Smith, lead pastor, The City Church, Seattle, WA; New York Times best-selling author of Jesus Is _____.

“When we use our weaknesses to strengthen our faith, we turn our greatest liabilities into weapons in the hands of Christ. I love how my friend Steven Furtick humbly reveals his own struggles as he strives to crash the chatterbox in his life. Don’t count yourself out just yet; your struggle is only the starting place of God’s purpose in your life.”
— Mark Batterson, lead pastor of National Community Church, Washington DC; New York Times best-selling
author of The Circle Maker

“It’s time to break out and fight back. Don’t be held in bondage anymore. Let Steven Furtick help you crash the chatterbox and silence the voice of insecurity in your life. You were created for more. Now take your place in the center of God’s calling.”
— Christine Caine, founder, A21 Campaign; best-selling author of Undaunted

“Often the most crippling negativity we hear comes from our own mind. In Crash the Chatterbox, Steven Furtick offers an effective antidote. In a refreshing and relatable style, he lays out the strategy to overcome the inner critic that hinders us from hearing the voice of God, receiving His glorious affirmation, and accomplishing His perfect will.”
— Rod Parsley, World Harvest Church, Columbus OH; New York Times best-selling author of Culturally Incorrect

“What you’re getting in Crash the Chatterbox is the reassuring and honest feedback from a great friend. It may not be what you wanted to hear, but it will definitely help you get where you’re going.”
— Perry Noble, senior pastor, NewSpring Church, Anderson, SC; author of Unleash!

“I love Steven Furtick’s commitment to a purpose that is greater than his problems. In Crash the Chatterbox, Steven helps us see that our greatest barrier is the very bridge God uses to take us to our divine purpose.”
— Kerry Shook, founding pastor of Woodlands Church, Houston, TX; coauthor of the national bestsellers One Month to Live and Love at Last Sight

“The Enemy’s greatest fear is that you’ll discover who you really are, what you’re really worth, and where you’re headed. Steven Furtick amplifies the call of God in your life so that you can crash the chatterbox of the Enemy’s lies and move forward with confidence in Christ.”
— Jentezen Franklin, senior pastor, Free Chapel, Gainesville, GA; New York Times best-selling author of Fasting

“There are only a handful of Christian leaders in my generation who preach the Word of God with as much passion and conviction as Steven Furtick. In Crash the Chatterbox you will be encouraged by a committed man of God who is
gifted at bringing God’s truth to life. Through Steven’s determination to follow God wholeheartedly, you will find the strength to chase after God’s calling for you.”
— Israel Houghton, Grammy Award–winning songwriter and worship leader

“If you’ve ever felt the sting of a critic or the discouragement of that voice of doubt in your head, then you need to crash the chatterbox and renew your mind. This book will teach you how to shut out the noise and start living your
purpose.”
— Dr. Jack Graham, pastor, Prestonwood Baptist Church, Plano, TX

“In a world where we are bombarded by countless voices that influence our every
step, it’s often difficult to discern the voice of truth. Pastor Steven Furtick shows
us how to surgically cut through the chatter and hear the voice of God. This
book is a must-read!”
— Stovall Weems, lead pastor, Celebration Church, Jacksonville, FL; author of Awakening

“I have rarely read a book with as much personal transparency and honesty as I found in this book by Steven Furtick. If you want to get out of your own way and move forward in God’s plan, Crash the Chatterbox is for you.”
— Kevin Gerald, lead pastor, Champions Centre Church, Tacoma, WA

“In Crash the Chatterbox, Steven Furtick helps readers understand the volatile nature of listening to the wrong voices in our lives. And with humor, insight, and clarity, he reveals what it takes to open up the lines of communication with
the only voice that truly matters—the voice of God.”
— Ed Young, pastor, Fellowship Church, Dallas, TX; author of Sexperiment

“I admire Steven Furtick’s refusal to allow anything to push him off the path God has placed before him. In Crash the Chatterbox he lets us into the struggle that he’s faced embracing his calling. His transparency and honesty will give you
the courage to fight on.”
— Clayton King, president, Crossroads Ministries; teaching pastor, NewSpring Church, Anderson, SC

“In Crash the Chatterbox, Steven Furtick gives us a how-to guide to actually apply the truth of how God feels about us so we can live empowered lives.”
— Bil Cornelius, author of Today Is the Day; founding pastor, Bay Area Fellowship, Corpus Christi, TX

“Steven Furtick’s willingness to be vulnerable makes the truth he is relaying easy to digest. If you’re tired of circling around the same struggles, you will find an accessible off-ramp to a freer life in Crash the Chatterbox.”
— John Bevere, cofounder of Messenger International; author of Relentless

About Steven Furtick

Steven Furtick is the bestselling author of Sun Stand Still, Greater, Crash the Chatterbox, and (Un)Qualified. He is also the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church, based in Charlotte NC, which since its founding in 2006 has grown to multiple locations across several states. He preaches around the world and holds the Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Steven and his wife, Holly, have three children and live near Charlotte, North Carolina.

Follow him on social media @StevenFurtick



Product Details

240 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Jul 21, 2015

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8

Carton Quantity: 24

Sneak Peek

Read the first chapter of Crash the Chatterbox Participant's Guide.

Focus on the promises of God to overcome the voices of insecurity, fear, condemnation, and discouragement….

This guide will help you and your small group replace negative internal chatter with the promises of God. Join Pastor Steven Furtick as he walks you and your group through the issues of insecurity, fear, condemnation, and discouragement, and learn as he offers strategies for combating them.

Designed for both individuals and groups for use with the companion DVD, which consists of six video sessions.

Press Release

How to Silence the Lies We Tell Ourselves
Crash the Chatterbox from New York Times Best-selling Author Now in Paperback
 
Nobody wants to be around me… I’m not good at anything... I’m such a disappointment... Nothing looks good on me...
 
If any of these statements sound familiar, then you are acquainted with what Pastor Steven Furtick calls "the chatterbox"—the negative thoughts that make it difficult to listen and respond to God’s voice. In Crash the Chatterbox: Hearing God’s Voice Above All Others, now in paperback (Multnomah, July 21, 2015), New York Times best-selling author Furtick offers help to overcoming damaging internal dialogue and replacing it with God’s truths.
 
Writing from a place of personal experience blended with a study of Scriptures, Furtick teaches four “confessions” that offer a reminder of God’s promises and short- circuit destructive mental static:
· God says I am—overpowering the lies of insecurity
· God says He will—overpowering the lies of fear
· God say He has—overpowering the lies of condemnation
· God says I can—overpowing the lies of discouragement
 
"I’m now awakening to the reality that we can access the power of God’s promises to constantly crash the system of our broken beliefs," writes Furtick. “I’m learning how to overpower the shout of the Enemy by bending my ear to the whisper of God’s supernatural truths about my identity in Him and His strength in me.”
 
Fast-paced, rooted in Scripture, and thought-provoking, Crash the Chatterbox delivers a message that is needed by anyone—whether in the pulpit or the pew—who has doubts, fears, insecurities or disappointments. No one is immune from the chatterbox, and it is not a "one and done" battle.
 
"Chatterboxing is a full-time occupation, because the chatterbox takes no breaks and takes no prisoners," Furtick says. "…You can sabotage it. You can subvert it. But you cannot silence it. …Here’s the good news: When you’ve defeated the chatterbox once, you have the capacity to beat it every time. The key is persistence."
   
To assist in further learning, a six-part companion "Crash the Chatterbox" DVD and study guide are available and can be adapted into four, five or six programs for group or individual use. Employing drama, comedy and Furtick’s insightful teaching, the video lessons offer new understanding and strategies to overcome the Chatterbox at home, at work, at church, on campus or in a community.

For more information visit, www.crashthechatterbox.com
 
Praise for Crash the Chatterbox:
"I believe God’s truth. I want to live in God’s truth. But sometimes I have a hard time hearing God’s truth when negative inside chatter and self-doubt run like a ticker tape through my mind. Pastor Steven’s vulnerability, biblical insights, and practical advice make Crash the Chatterbox a resource I will turn to again and again." 
Lysa Terkeurst, New York Times best-selling author, president of Proverbs 31 Ministries
  
"The highly approachable style and vulnerability of the author in regard to his own struggles with the ‘chatterbox’ make this book more than just a pleasure to read; it is also a simple and forthright tool to help you identify the lies in your head before they take hold. Whether it is used for personal devotion or a small group study, Crash the Chatterbox is a great resource that addresses this struggle common to humankind in a way that offers hope, freedom and authority."  –Foursquare.org
 
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Steven Furtick
is the founder and lead pastor of Elevation Church in Charlotte, N.C., which since its founding in 2006 has grown to more than 13,000 weekly attendees at 11 locations. He is the author of the New York Times best-seller Greater (Multnomah 2012) and the popular Sun Stand Still (Multnomah, 2010). Furtick has spoken at major conferences around the world. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Furtick and his wife, Holly, have three young children, Elijah, Graham and Abbey. Visit him at stevenfurtick.com. 
 
View the Crash the Chatterbox Book Trailer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJfILyxo01E

ISBN 978-1-60142-457-0 ● Trade paper ● 240 Pages ● $14.99 U.S. / $17.99 Canada
eBook:  ISBN 978-160142-458-7 ● $11.99 
DVD: ISBN 978-1-60142-658-1 ● $25.99 U.S. / $28.95 Canada
Participant's Guide: 978-160142-657-4  ● $9.99 U.S. / $12.99 Canada

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