If, Student Edition

Trading Your If Only Regrets for God’s What If Possibilities

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All that stands between you and your wildest dreams is one little if.

Are you stuck in if only--if only I hadn't said that to my parents, if only I hadn't quit that team, if only I hadn't screwed up that friendship? God can turn those if only regrets into a what if attitude that looks forward to the future with confidence. There are 1,784 ifs in the Bible. The most significant? "If God is for us, who can be against us?" It's the game changer! God is always on your side--every day, in every way--and that one little if changes everything.

With enthusiasm and contagious joy, Mark and Parker Batterson help you overcome guilt, fear, and doubt, because in Christ there is no condemnation. And because of that, the possibilities for your life are limitless.

"Batterson doesn't say if only and settle for regret. He says what if and leans into adventure. Read this book and you will too!"--Jon Acuff, New York Times bestselling author of Do Over

"Whatever is holding you back, lay it down. You don't want to miss the stories God has for you. Because if God is real, what do we have to lose?"--Jennie Allen, visionary of IF:Gathering, author of Restless

"Finally, a book that shows you how and why we should all take the risks that lead to a life of genuine and faithful purpose."--Judah Smith, New York Times bestselling author of Jesus Is

Mark Batterson is the New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker and The Grave Robber. He is the lead pastor of National Community Church in Washington, DC. Mark has a doctor of ministry degree from Regent University and lives on Capitol Hill with his wife, Lora, and their three children.

Parker Batterson has coauthored three books with his father. His passions include film, outdoor adventure, and all things coffee.

The Authors

  1. Mark Batterson

    Mark Batterson

    Mark Batterson is the New York Times bestselling author of The Circle Maker, The Grave Robber, A Trip around the Sun, and If. He is the lead pastor of National Community Church, one church with eight campuses in...

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  2. Parker Batterson

    Parker Batterson

    Parker Batterson is a student at Southeastern University where he is studying film. His passions include photography, music, and extreme hikes. He has written three other books with his father, including The Grave Robber, Student Edition.

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