Dancing in grace, standing our holy ground, and running on mission.
This is what the daughters of God were made for.

Dance Stand Run casts a fresh vision for how to break free of cheap grace and empty rule-keeping, and finally, how to live out your holy influence with confidence before a watching world.

Spoiler alert: it’s a beautiful thing.

Beloved writer, speaker, and bestselling coauthor of Wild and Free Jess Connolly will be the first to admit that not long ago, like many women, she grasped grace but she had forgotten holiness. Dance Stand Run charts her discovery that holiness was never meant to be a shaming reminder of what we “should” be doing, but rather a profound privilege of becoming more like Christ. That’s when we start to change the world, rather than being changed by it.

For anyone longing to take their place in what God is doing in the world, Dance Stand Run will rally your strength, refresh your purpose, and energize your faith in a God who calls us to be like Him.



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what real people are saying about the book!

Jess is a friend who challenges me to the core. Her candor and conviction in Dance, Stand, Run left a mark on my heart. Take your time, let the words settle deep. You’ll be changed and grateful.
— Rebekah Lyons, author of You are Free + Freefall to Fly
For any woman who has ever felt the yearning for “more” in God, this book was written just for you. Come and get filled up by the One who gives abundant grace, calls us to holiness, and releases us to live on mission.
— Ann Swindell, speaker and author of Still Waiting
If there is anyone who so fervently strives for the balance between grace and holiness, it’s Jess. In her presence, I have been offered both pause and power, both hush and hustle. With surprisingly disarming honesty, Jess manages to spur us on and settle us down, all in one, dripping-with-love invitation.
— Erin Loechner, author of Chasing Slow
If you’ve been a Christian for no days, one day, or your whole life, Dance Stand Run feels like a compass for life in 2017. It’s this great tool that helps us navigate what the Bible says, what it means, and what it actually looks like manifested in our everyday lives. Jess Connolly is truly a gift to our generation. She’s real, passionate, funny, and truly a spokeswoman for God and His Word. In a world that’s full of noise, Dance Stand Run is a welcome landing spot to stop, reflect, and then GO in freedom and power. READ THIS.
— Brittany Corner
Dance Stand Run takes the ideas that whisper and swirl around in our hearts, and puts them to paper. Jess does a beautiful job of calling the women of God to a new and better way of following Jesus, in a gentle and “me too” kind of way. Great leaders always go first with humility and repentance, and I feel like I’m watching her do just that when I read her words.
— Rach Kincaid