(Un)Qualified: How God Uses Broken People to Do Big Things

(Un)Qualified: How God Uses Broken People to Do Big Things


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Who You Think You Are is Not as Important as Who God Says You Are

Many of us wrestle with the gap between our weaknesses and our dreams, between who we are and who God says we are meant to be. We feel unqualified to do God’s work or to live out the calling we imagine. But God has a way of using our weaknesses for good. In fact, God loves unqualified people.

In (Un)Qualified, Pastor Steven Furtick helps you peel back the assumptions you’ve made about yourself and see yourself as God sees you. Because true peace and confidence come not from worldly perfection but from acceptance: God’s acceptance of you, your acceptance of yourself, and your acceptance of God’s process of change.

This is a book about understanding your identity in light of who God is. It’s a book about coming to terms with the good, the bad, and the unmentionable in your life and learning to let God use you. It’s about charging into the gap between your present and your hopes and meeting God there. After all, God can’t bless who you pretend to be. But he longs to bless who you really are; a flawed and broken person. Good thing for us that God is in the business of using broken people to do big things.

Being Unqualified Is God’s Favorite Qualification

Our culture tells us that the answer to our failures is to fix them. The solution to our weaknesses is to hide them. The secret to our success is to appear as flawless as possible. But God’s qualifying system is different than the world’s. So is his view of our weaknesses, our purpose, and our true selves.

In (Un)Qualified, Steven Furtick explores who God is as the great “I AM,” and then helps us discover our own identity. Delving into the story of Jacob, Furtick invites us to acknowledge our weaknesses and ask God to work through them.

The truth is, God has created us to be more, to accomplish more, and to love life more than we ever thought possible. But to become who he has called us to be, we must embrace who we are right now. (Un)Qualified equips us to face obstacles and failures without losing a sense of purpose. We can have a thriving sense of hope that God is working in us and through us, not in spite of our weaknesses but often as a direct result of them.

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  • Maureen

    This book was really something I needed to hear. God USES the most unqualified and broken people to do his work. ...

  • Abbi

    This is the third book that I've read by Pastor Steven Furtick and in my opinion, his writing continues to get better over time. Unqualified is a really good book! I appreciate the way Pastor Steven b...

  • Andrew Kastendick

    In a book that misunderstands the criticism it is founded on, Furtick strays far from biblical thinking about identity and how to respond to criticism. His message is essentially “block out the hate...

  • Merari Reyes

    Just what I needed to readThe author is being used by God to speak into our lives. I recommend that everyone take an evening or two to read this book. It’s guaranteed to hit ‘home’. ...

  • SheAintGotNoShoes

    I liked this book a lot - I found it very inspiring and a kinder and gentler way to look at God, instead of making one feel they never measure up and the never ending talk of hell.A+++++++++++...


    AwesomeI discovered Pastor Steven this year because of my thirst for newness and since then I have listened to his messages and decided to buy this book,which to me was ice cream and icing on the cake...

  • Reuel Williams

    What an awesome affirmation of our true qualification!This was an awesome book. While reading it I found myself become more sure of myself through Christ. Any book that helps us to understand how much...

  • Debbie

    "(Un)Qualified" is for those who feel like they need to fix their weaknesses before they can be acceptable to God. The author talked about God's name being "I AM" and how it matters how we fill in our...

  • John Bousum

    I was intrigued by the title of the book, but there's not much to brag about. This is the first book that I have read by Steven Furtick, and I haven't heard any of his sermons. Maybe I will give "Cras...

  • Kristen

    I loved this book! I struggle on a daily basis with feeling unqualified so this book caught my attention right away. I will definitely be refering back to this book in the future and I would highly re...