Liz Curtis Higgs

“What an amazing message! Marian Jordan Ellis mines the Scriptures to show us why and how we can stand, no matter what challenges we’re facing. Her stories are powerful, her approach is both biblical and practical, and her passion is contagious. More than once I wanted to jump to my feet and shout, ‘Yes!’ Stand has the power to change the church, one believer at a time. Put this book on your must-read list!” 

Liz Curtis Higgs
Bestselling author of Bad Girls of the Bible

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Karen Ehman

“When the circumstances of life—or the pull of the world—threaten to topple you over, what will enable you to resist temptation and empower you to stand without wavering? Marian Jordan Ellis has penned an inspiring and spiritually helpful book full of scriptural examples and practical tools to help you form new thought patterns and position you to walk in victory. Stand will guide you through a process of honoring Christ as you overcome adversity by keeping your feet solidly planted in the word of God.”

Karen Ehman
Proverbs 31 speaker and bestselling author of Keep It Shut and Listen, Love, Repeat

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Clayton and Sharie King

“This book will teach you how to conquer not only your emotional fears but also your spiritual fears. It will motivate you to stand and live a life full of faith in Jesus’s strength. The words in this book are relevant and timely for every believer today.”

Clayton and Sharie King
Cofounders of Crossroads Summer Camps and Clayton King Ministries

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Tracy Wilde

“Stand is a vital message for the church today. Marian Jordan Ellis has equipped readers with powerful tools to resist temptation, overcome adversity, and believe God’s promises in the midst of every trial. She beautifully draws from her own life and story and tethers her experience to the Word of God, which is able to withstand all heartbreak.”

Tracy Wilde
Author of Finding The Lost Art of Empathy

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Ben Stuart

“In the challenging circumstances of life we need the power and perspective to stand in the midst of difficult days. In Stand, Marian Jordan Ellis offers us a practical and faith-filled response to the biblical truth that our ultimate victory is in Jesus.”

Ben Stuart
Pastor of Passion City Church, Washington, D.C.

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Dr. Ed Young

“Marian Jordan Ellis is a gifted writer and teacher. Honed by experience, she is able to convey biblical truths in relatable terms. Marian never leaves her reader hanging on a biblical principle without teaching the practical steps it takes to stand on that principle. This book will reach a wide audience … both those who are mature in their faith and those who are seeking reasons to stand.”

Dr. Ed Young
Senior pastor, Second Baptist Church, Houston, Texas

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Dr. Ben Young

“Marian Jordan Ellis challenges readers to respond to trial and persecution in a powerfully counterintuitive way. Stand is a message of hope amidst hopelessness, faith amidst the fire, and light in the darkest of places.” 

Dr. Ben Young
Teaching pastor at Second Baptist Church, Houston, Texas

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