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Don't Settle for Safe

What’s keeping you from living the amazing life God dreamed up for you? Ever wondered what’s holding you back from your destiny? Maybe it’s a devastating loss. A secret pain. Paralyzing guilt. Or insecurities and fears. Maybe your past sometimes feels more like a burden than a blessing. You’ve gotten used to life as it is. It’s safe, even if it doesn’t feel very special.

That’s about to change. You’re about to stop surviving and start thriving. To embrace the uncomfortable to become unstoppable. Sarah Jakes Roberts will show you how.

Sarah knows all about dreams deferred. She became a single mother at 14, and then thought she’d found her happily-ever-after and married at nineteen. But then Sarah made the painful decision to divorce and became a single mom of two, all under the intense spotlight of being Bishop T.D. Jakes’ daughter.

Now an internationally-acclaimed speaker and co-pastor with her husband, Touré Roberts, Sarah writes candidly about what her past cost her—and what she gained. She wants to help you:

  • View your history with positivity
  • Demolish destructive patterns
  • Connect with true intimacy
  • Realize your true calling

Let Sarah’s personal stories and insights from Scripture empower you to leave behind the merely “safe” and walk into your divinely-ordained destiny today!

the author

Sarah Jakes Roberts

Sarah Jakes Roberts is a businesswoman, bestselling author, and media personality who expertly balances career, ministry, and family. She has been the driving force behind grassroots marketing for films, publications, and community programs that inspire and uplift people of all ages and backgrounds. Sarah is the daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes and Mrs. Serita Jakes and pastors a dynamic community of artists and professionals in Hollywood alongside her husband, Touré Roberts. Together they have six beautiful children and reside in Los Angeles.


the endorsements

Sarah Jakes Roberts is living proof of how living a daring and bold life can be incredibly transformative. With Don't Settle for Safe, she uses the depths of her experiences as a deep well of transparency to help those in need find relief from their pain. This book will help you discover how to use the most uncomfortable moments in your life as fuel to unleash the unstoppable power that lies within you.

– DeVon Franklin & Meagan Good, New York Times Bestselling authors of THE WAIT

The myth of safety, and the pursuit of comfort & security has caused so many to miss the abundant, purpose driven adventure that God has for us. Jesus did not come to earth, die on the Cross and rise again on the third day to make us safe. He came to make us dangerous to the kingdom of darkness. I'm so grateful for Sarah's voice in our generation. I love her engaging, honest, transparent, vulnerable & passionate writing style. Don't Settle For Safe is a timely book, that calls out the greatness in you. You will be inspired & equipped to live your one and only life wholeheartedly. God has so much more for you. Step out & take some risks. You can trust him.

– Christine Caine, author of Unashamed and founder of Propel

I am blown away by the wisdom, revelation, and transparency in Sarah’s new book Don’t Settle for Safe. A must read for every male and female who desires to experience the fullness of authentic God-given relationship.

– Nancy Alcorn, founder of Mercy Ministries and author of Ditch the Baggage, Change Your Life

Sarah is such a truly beautiful writer, and a woman of great wisdom and bravery. Each chapter in this book is a hand reaching out, inviting you to be courageous enough to grow into the person God created you to be. I love it.

– Shauna Niequest, New York Times Bestselling Author of Present Over Perfect

In this book, Sarah gets to the heart of most of our issues by reminding us that, regardless of what we’ve done and how we may feel about the paths our lives have taken, God still loves us. She masterfully, yet gently from the perspective of one having experienced life’s tough spots, connects our belief in God’s unfailing love to our success in cultivating love in our intimate relationships. I am so proud of the work that my friend Sarah is doing as she shares her life’s lessons with the world. I believe that she is one of the greatest voices of our generation because she chooses daily to remain transparent in her quest to reach the broken.

– Tasha Cobbs, Grammy Award Winning artist

Sarah Jakes Roberts is brilliantly honest and open, making us ask out loud the questions we've all had inside at some point. She eloquently challenges us to be bold and love God out loud with no fear. This book will bless and transform many lives.

– Erica Campbell, contemporary R&B recording artist

This book is not only a testament to God's love for us, it's also a guide offering practical advice to use in strengthening your personal relationship with God. I applaud Sarah's transparency in an effort to inspire and empower others.

– Cookie Johnson, wife to Magic Johnson

If you are ready to be open and honest with your feelings, identify mistakes, ready to do the work needed to bring change in your life, this book will help you break everything that is holding you back. Sarah's willingness to be honest, but yet gentle in her way to correct you is something I've never experienced before while reading a book. You will find yourself being who she describes or you'll even say things like "that's someone else I know, it's not me!" Thank you Sarah for encouraging us to be courageous and to never settle for safe.

– Michelle Williams

Sarah’s new book grabs you from the first line and never lets you go. Her vulnerability and transparency allow the reader to experience every high and empathize with every low. Many times l found myself in tears as her inspiring and thought-provoking honesty challenges you to look within yourself in compelling ways, something we all must do to experience true growth.

– Sanya Richards-Ross, Olympic gold medal winner in track and field

I wish I'd read this book when I was eighteen. Sarah has wisdom way beyond her years. She tells the truth with staggering vulnerability, for no other reason than her passionate mandate to help readers understand their value in Christ. For many, this will be a life-changing book.

Sheila Walsh, co-host of Life Today and author of The Longing In Me

Sarah inspires this generation to be brave—to live a life without regrets, facing the daunting challenges in life—all while holding on to God's perfect wild love. It's refreshing to hear raw honesty. This world needs more books like this.

– Caitlin Crosby

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