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About Soulprint

There never has been and never will be anyone like you. But that isn’t a testament to you. It’s a testament to the God who created you. The problem? Few people discover the God-given identity that makes them unlike anyone else. Mark Batterson calls this divine distinction our soulprint.
God would like to introduce you to yourself.
In Soulprint, Mark pours the contagious energy he’s known for into helping you experience the joy of discovering who you are...and the freedom of discovering who you’re not. The wonderful fact is that your uniqueness is God’s gift to you, and it’s also your gift to God.
   A self-discovery book that puts God at the center rather than self, Soulprint encourages you to recognize and explore the five defining moments in your life that will determine your destiny. Along the way, you’ll find that you’re not just turning the pages of a book. You’re turning the pages of your remarkable, God-shaped, world-changing life.


ECPA bestseller

Praise for Mark Batterson

“With Soulprint Mark Batterson has done it again! He has asked the questions that led me into a self-discovery that enlarged my vision of God's purpose in my life.”
—Ruth Graham, speaker and author of Fear Not Tomorrow, God is Already There

“Mark weaves us through the Great Commandment with insights that are both winsome and wise, peaking both curiosity and conviction. He calls us to a discipleship free of the trappings of shriveled self-concern, drawing us to give ourselves, with abandon, to others as we heed Jesus’ call to “love God” above all.  This book will fuel clarity of call and persevering strength for those who will journey in obedience to the Gospel – in its wholeness of justice, mercy, and faithfulness – for a lifetime.” 
—Gary Haugen, president & CEO of International Justice Mission and author of Good News About Injustice, Terrify No More, and Just Courage

“Too many of us are doing life at an unsustainable pace and losing sight of our first love. In his new book Primal, Mark Batterson invites you to rediscover the reality of Christ and His passions. This book will challenge you, push you, and stretch you. You will walk away righteously aggravated, but catapulted into action.”
—Craig Groeschel, Senior Pastor of

“Mark, I’m with you. It’s time for the believers to be more. Let’s hear the voice of God and be that Holy passionate fire that we are called to be. It’s the primal way.”
—Shaun Alexander, 2005 NFL MVP, acclaimed speaker and author of Touchdown Alexander and The Walk

“As a leader and teacher, Mark Batterson brings imagination, energy, and insight. Mark’s genuine warmth and sincerity spill over into his communication, combining an intense love for his community with a passionate desire to see them living the life God dreams for them. I appreciate his willingness to take bold risks and go to extraordinary lengths to reach our culture with a message that is truly relevant.”
—Ed Young, senior pastor of Fellowship Church

“A thoughtful and energetic leader, Mark Batterson presses us to consider how we live out our faith in the world around us. When Mark has something to say, I am quick to listen.”
—Frank Wright, PhD, president and CEO of National Religious Broadcasters

About Mark Batterson

Mark Batterson is the lead pastor of National Community Church, one church with eight campuses in Washington, DC. Mark’s newest book is, Chase the Lion, which releases September 6th, 2016. He is the New York Times best-selling author of The Circle Maker, and has also written a dozen other popular titles including If, Wild Goose Chase, and In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day. Mark has a doctor of ministry degree from Regent University and lives on Capitol Hill with his wife, Lora, and their three children. Learn more at

Product Details

192 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Jan 18, 2011

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8

Carton Quantity: 24

By David Lermy

     Batterson hasn't written a deep book of esoteric philosophy, but a practical book about the true potential all humanity could obtain through trusting the God of their soul to reveal our purpose. As the back of the book rightly states, "In Soulprint, Mark pours the contagious energy heâ??s known for into helping you experience the joy of discovering who you are...and the freedom of discovering who youâ??re not." I agree that this end is...

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By Anyse H. Myers

Soulprint by Mark Batterson was a very thoughtful & inspirational book.  The author, through real life situations, related those situations to the life of David.  For each area he referenced a Bible verse that gave deeper meaning to the text.  He spoke on Holy Confidence: using the skills that are already developed to do the Lords work; Life Symbols: (the past matters), It is important to create memorials to our memories to help...

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By Jarrod Spencer

When it comes to youth ministry there are lots of facets. Where you live â?" the type of community, the religious temperature of the community â?" determines what type of direction one should take in youth ministry.To get a â??"Soul Printâ? of your ministry means that you will see a passion for your area of ministry.Ministry needs passion, excitement, and fervor for it to really be able to take flight and soar. Mark Batterson helps us in our...

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By Sue Colburn

Mark Batterson has woven an enticing read - evoking thoughts that most of us do not ever realize need to be considered.  We have been taught through life that we should have a purpose, but a SOULPRINT?The reader is challenged to seek beyond a purpose, but to decipher what print their soul will leave on life in general - how to look at life from a different perspective.  Often we arrange our lives, and create personas that are not true to what...

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By Patricia Perry

WOW! I have read two of Mark Batterson's previous books, In a Pit with a Lion on a Snowy Day and Wild Goose Chase but my favorite has to be his new book, Soulprint. The book is broken into seven sections: the opening, five scenes and the closing. In order to make an easy transition from what is communicated to application to our own life, Mark uses the life of David from shepherd boy to warrior king with examples from his life as comparison....

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