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Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them | [John Ortberg]

Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them

In Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them, teacher and best-selling author John Ortberg zooms in on the things that make community tick. You'll get a thought-provoking look at God's heart, at others, and at yourself. Even better, you'll gain wisdom and tools for drawing closer to others in powerful, impactful ways. With humor, insight, and a gift for storytelling, Ortberg shows how community pays tremendous dividends in happiness, health, support, and growth.
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Publisher's Summary

Normal? Who's Normal?

Not you, that's for sure! No one you've ever met, either. None of us are normal according to God's definition, and the closer we get to each other, the plainer that is.

Yet for all our quirks, sins, and jagged edges, we need each other. Community is more than just a word; it is one of our most fundamental requirements. So how do flawed, abnormal people such as ourselves master the forces that can drive us apart and come together in the life-changing relationships God designed us for?

In Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them, teacher and best-selling author John Ortberg zooms in on the things that make community tick. You'll get a thought-provoking look at God's heart, at others, and at yourself. Even better, you'll gain wisdom and tools for drawing closer to others in powerful, impactful ways. With humor, insight, and a gift for storytelling, Ortberg shows how community pays tremendous dividends in happiness, health, support, and growth. It's where all of us weird, unwieldy people encounter God's love in tangible ways and discover the transforming power of being loved, accepted, and valued just the way we are.

©2003 John Ortberg; (P)2003 Zondervan

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    I had heard good things. Unfortunately, I did not read them. Sure, there are a few nuggets but not enough to be worth the time to listen.

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    Janet Gooseberry Hill, Australia 06-10-10
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    "Not his best book"

    I enjoyed the first half of this book more than the second half. I found myself losing interest the more I listened to it. However, I like John Ortberg's writings and his 'easy to listen to' manner is always attractive.

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    Chris Wilmington, NC, USA 02-15-10
    Chris Wilmington, NC, USA 02-15-10 Member Since 2003
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    Down to earth and easily used tools to reach out farther than just portraying an image. Encourages you to step out of your shell and really experience God's call in your and my life.

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    Charles Miller 04-04-05 Member Since 2001
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    "Great book"

    John really puts this one together right. I listed to it twice in a month's time and after ordering from Audible for about four years, that's a first. I also purchased the book. John has a unique talent at putting catchy humor in just the right places to get an important message about life across. e.g. Sarah was the first Mom to go to the checkout with both Pampers and Depends... and they also ate the same strained vegetables. ... A great listen.

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    K Philip hodgdon, ME, USA 08-31-04
    K Philip hodgdon, ME, USA 08-31-04
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    "The need for community"

    Everybody's Normal.. presents a clear case for the need for Christian community If the Church is to become a place of healing.

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    Eric Culver City, CA, United States 05-21-07
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    "everybody normal till, you get to now them"

    Can always count on John Ortberg, to explain how Jesus Christ fits so easily into our lives,in a straight forward way...

    It explains just how were all a work in progress, and John will give you the steps to get yourself, & help others achieve community, on earth, as it is in heaven..

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