Emma Mae Jenkins, a young writer, has inspired many with the freedom she has to be herself—a dearly loved child of God. In her first book, Be Loved, she invites readers to join her on a journey of life-changing faith and the freedom that comes from knowing the love of God.
She chronicles her own high school journey through starting a new school, navigating the typical pressures of school work and sports, going to prom, and even homecoming. Emma Mae faced each new challenge with the confidence that God was with her and was going to make her uniquely useful in the place he had prepared for her.
For Emma Mae, it all starts with her relationship with Jesus. Because she knows she is loved by him, she is free to be herself and to live out her faith no matter what the cost. As a young, passionate, and intimate lover of Jesus, Emma Mae’s love for her Savior overflows unashamedly into her unconditional, fierce love for people.
Readers will experience the chain-breaking liberty of knowing the Lord’s presence and the freedom to be unique. This full-color, hardback book includes pictures from Emma Mae’s life, along with key Bible verses that God used to strengthen and guide her through the ups and downs of her high school years. Readers will learn to face the challenges of their student years with faith, courage, hope, and lifegiving love for others.
About the Author
Debut author Emma Mae Jenkins is a social media influencer, writer, speaker, and YouTuber with the sole purpose of leading others into a relationship with Jesus, sharing this chain-breaking freedom, and being a vessel of God’s Word. Emma Mae chronicled her journey through high school on social media and has inspired thousands of young people to live their faith freely and with courage.
“In her inspiring and upbeat new book, Emma Mae Jenkins shares about her single-minded devotion to Christ and her desire to extend his love and compassion to others. As she describes reaching out to her peers right where the Lord has placed her, I believe readers will be encouraged to consider how God is calling them to do the same.”
Jim Daly, President, Focus on the Family
“Emma’s love for God and his word is absolutely contagious. Watching the way she lives her life with a consistent and jubilant faith and a complete and total dependence on God has been an inspiration to me. Be Loved reflects Emma—who she is and how she lives her life, but even more importantly it reflects the God she serves wholeheartedly. I’m so excited for you to read it!”
Bella Robertson, Actress and television personality
“Emma is changing culture by loving people well. Be Loved is a treasury of wisdom and truth that will help young women navigate constant transition, cultural lies, and the lies to self. Emma provides ideas to influence your campus, turn negative thoughts into truth, and grow intimately with God. How beautifully illustrated, creative, and relatable it is. Be Loved is a must-read that will strengthen your identity. If you get this, you get what really matters.”
Elizabeth Britt Bramel, Director, NWA Beautiful Girls Retreat; founder of NWA Momentum Ministries
“Solomon said, ‘A joyful heart is good medicine.’ Be Loved is good medicine! I can’t wait to get a copy for my teenage daughter. Through telling her story and sharing key Scriptures, Emma Mae offers readers a full dose of gospel joy with a spoonful of gladness—straight from her heart. She doesn’t just tell you to put on joy; she takes you by the hand and walks there—straight to Christ.”
Marty Machowski, Family pastor; author of The Ology, Long Story Short, and other gospel-rich resources for church and home