Against the backdrop of James 4, Trading Punches traces Alistair Bates’s dramatic shift from a youth failing at life to finding his fulfillment in God. Bates shares his journey as he discovers God’s love and power as well as a passion for life. Suffer with him as he spars with the choice between managing his ministry on his own or with God. Read the remarkable account of a community emerging from conflict, and delight in the transforming power of God’s grace. Having exchanged blows with the flesh, the world, and the devil, by the grace of God Alistair is still standing. You too can learn how to use God’s power to effectively trade punches with the enemies in your life and emerge a winner.