Exciting News: You Are Invited to Join The Happiness Dare Launch Team!

June 13, 2016 | 9 comments

The other day, I was at the bookstore and saw an entire shelf of books for sale under the heading “Finding Happiness.” I have read many of those books, and they are full of fascinating research and fun stories. But all of those books on that shelf are missing one thing. They are missing the source of deepest happiness, Jesus Christ.


That’s why I wrote The Happiness Dare: Pursuing Your Heart’s Deepest, Holiest, and Most Vulnerable Desire.

I had to know what it really meant to be happy. I had to know if, as as Christian, it was okay to desire happiness. I had all the questions you might be asking:

Does God actually want us to be happy? Is happiness shallow? Does God care only about our holiness, instead of our happiness? Isn’t it joy that we’re really after?

I started asking those questions nearly two years ago. That’s when I embarked on a terrific dare from God to find out the answers. That dare led me to write a book.

I wrote that book for my own heart, but I also wrote it for you. You are the reason the dare turned into a book.

The book comes out August 2, 2016. And I would love your help in bringing this message of happiness and hope to a world desperately in need of the source of both.

Will you join my launch team?



What is a launch team?

A launch team is a group of 200-300 people who are excited about the message, joining to help spread the word about the book in a variety of ways. But our launch team is more than a launch team. It’s also a book club! If you sign up, you will get a free copy of the ebook very soon, and you’ll be among the first readers!

Why a book club?

First, I truly want you to experience happiness the way our Father intended. Second, when we dive into happiness together, we can ignite a flame through our families, communities, and beyond. We’ll encourage each other and those around us to experience a true, deep happiness.

What does a launch team member receive?

You will get:

1 – A complimentary ebook

2 – An interactive journal experience, led by me. We’ll have a private Facebook group where I’ll be coaching and encouraging the group all the way through the book.

3 – Gifts and prizes!

What does a launch team member do?

You read the book and share about it in your world (real life and online) before it releases. You can do that on social media, your blog (if you have one) and/or in your everyday life. We’ll provide you with fun graphics and other information that you can share. And we’d be thrilled if you’d also write a short review. (We’ll explain all of that in the Facebook group.)

How do I apply?

Are you ready to take #TheHappiness Dare? Just sign up here. (Click here). Want to bring a friend along? Send her the link. The more the merrier! As I wrote in #TheHappinessDare, “together is what makes us brave when life makes us scared.” Friend, I need you on this journey! Maybe you need this journey, too?

We’ll be in touch via email with all the details you’ll need to get started by Friday, June 17. Be sure to whitelist [email protected] in your email so that your notification doesn’t end up in the junk mail. 🙂

Thank you for your continued support and encouragement over the years. With your help, I’m confident that this new book can revolutionize happiness. I can’t wait!



Click here to sign up!



The Happiness Dare. Available for retailer at online retailers, such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Christianbook.com, and more.

by | June 13, 2016 | 9 comments


  1. Lynn Mosher

    Ooo…ooo…ooo!!! Count me in! Woo-hoo! 😀 <3

    • dukeslee

      Oh yeah, Lynn! Did you sign up on the form?

      • Lynn Mosher

        Sure ’nuff! 😀

  2. Carla

    I can’t wait!!!

  3. Terry Felix

    YaY! I applied…excited that your launch day is getting close 🙂

  4. Lynn D. Morrissey

    Sooo excited for you Jennifer….and so in line w/ God has been showing me, too. I have been reading too, and would also love your take on God-centered happiness. I love all you write. Will try my best to participate, but can’t absolutely guarantee it, given my schedule….so I lv that part to you. But one way or the other, I know I will read and review and recommend the book (not totally sure on the timing of the ebook club). But gotta tell you….in this world of woe (oh my, all the horrendously sad things happening of late), we need joy in Jesus more than ever. And you and I both know that it is a false dichotomy to differentiate between happiness in Him and joy in Him. So much love and happiness to you dear friend!

  5. Elizabeth Stewart

    I’m so sad! I clicked but it says no longer accepting entries.

  6. Jocelyn

    Hi Jennifer, when I signed up, the app said it was not necessary to have a facebook account. But when my email came yesterday, it indicated that I could only get the ebook via facebook. Just was wondering if I can still be on your team w/o facebook.



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