Jacob was a liar and a scoundrel, but after a mighty encounter with God he was changed forever. From the dawn of his transformation Jacob became known as Israel, the Champion of God. In this book, author James R. Lamar will challenge you to walk boldly in a relationship with God and experience the same life-altering power that Jacob did. Israel was a blessed man and became a blessed nation. He was a spiritual Olympian for us all to admire. In these pages mark the steps of Jacob to becoming Israel and also layout the qualities of a great spiritual Olympian. Israel represents the victor, the champion and the one willing to fight for the Kingdom of God. James Lamar believes God is asking us all the question, "Where is my Israel?" James Lamar is a reverend through the Assemblies of God. He and his wife Aimee have served in several ministry capacities including youth and media. James and Aimee currently reside in Memphis, TN. James is an honor graduate from the University of Memphis with a degree in Organizational Leadership. He and Aimee are also graduates of Master's Commission, where they have preached and ministered to schools and churches around the nation. James is a studious minister who enjoys revealing deep truths from the Bible and applying them to our everyday life. His preaching style in intense, humorous and convicting. He and Aimee would love an opportunity to come and share with your group or church. If you are interested in having James and Aimee speak to your group please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.