LOCKPORT, NY USA | Member Since 2010
This book gives the listener a more international view of what "chip on Obama's shoulder" really looks like. Mr. Obama is an actual African-American. He is not an American Negro. He is unlike the offspring of Negro slavery. He is anti-colonial, and he considers America and its close allies to be colonial exploiters of the Third World, the home of his African ancestors. He wants to bring America down. The voters better wake up before the 2012 Election and make this guy a one-term president before he transforms America into a place where its citizens have to eat cold rice out of a small bowl with their fingers, while waiting for the occasional bucket of raw fish heads from our new Chinese masters.
Right to the point, and I a few laughs based on the authors comments which were refreshingly honest.
James MacDonald really presses every button and rings every bell for anyone who is in church ministry leadership. Everything he said is true and I knew it the moment I heard it. I just had never put it all into words the way he has in the Vertical Church book. Listen to it if you dare and be ready for some inner conversion among those who are intellectually honest about the future of the Christianity in the Western World.
This book has the potential to become a Christian classic so how about "Pilgrim's Progress." This book comes to us at a crossroads in what must be a turn of the tide to church glory or continued fall of the church into the slough of despond.
This is a Five Star book. I fully intend to listen again to the entire book.
This book is filled with a number of keen insights that i was able to utilize.
This book was used during the August 2011 Regional Deacon Convocation which was held in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Two breakout sessions were held, which were well attended. Dr. Michael W. Higgins, the official estate appointed biographer of Fr. Nouwen was our featured speaker on the this book and related subject matters. I recommend the audiobook for your listening enjoyment.
The U.S. Constitution was written and ratified by the founding fathers of America to be a system of government. The whole misguided notion of it being a living document is specious. This book is well worth the time time it takes to listen.
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