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jonathangage

Terre Haute, IN, United States
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  • God Loves Broken People

  • And Those Who Pretend They're Not
  • By: Sheila Walsh
  • Narrated by: Sheila Walsh
  • Length: 7 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 53
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 44
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 43

The other side of brokenness...God loves broken people. And when weary, wounded men and women find a way to open their bruised hearts and somehow welcome Him into their personal darkness, they will find a love beyond anything they have ever known.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Heartfelt & Sincere

  • By Vickie on 12-05-12

Powerful book

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-18-17

This is an incredibly powerful book on the concept of brokenness. Sheila inspires me to walk this life before God. She inspires me to except that my brokenness may not be fixed in this life, that pain and suffering are not an aberration necessarily. She reminds me that God is never surprised by my circumstances and pains. She inspires me to press on accepting what God leads and permits and trusting in him.

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  • The Christian Atheist

  • When You Believe in God but Live as if He Doesn’t Exist
  • By: Craig Groeschel
  • Narrated by: Tom Schiff
  • Length: 5 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 454
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 356
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 352

The Christian Atheist speaks directly to those who believe in God but live as if he doesn’t exist to inspire them into a deeper Christ-filled life.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • boring narrator

  • By jonathangage on 11-14-12

boring narrator

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-14-12

What did you like best about The Christian Atheist? What did you like least?

The book is well thought out and written.

What didn’t you like about Tom Schiff’s performance?

The narrator, is pretty hard to listen to. It seems like the guy reading really doesn't believe what he is reading and is trying to make the content boring. What's more, Craig Groeshel is a fairly animated speaker whereas Tom Schiff read in a pretty monotone voice. Audible, please find narrators that are a better match.

10 of 10 people found this review helpful