Item description for Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them by John Ortberg...
Overview How imperfect people like you and I can pursue community with other imperfect people. Read by Jay Charles.
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Format: Audiobook, Unabridged
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.7" Width: 5.1" Height: 1.1" Weight: 0.46 lbs.
Release Date Mar 31, 2003
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310250838 ISBN13 9780310250838 UPC 025986250836
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More About John Ortberg
John Ortberg is the senior pastor at Menlo Church. John's teaching centers aroundhow faith in Christ can impact our everyday lives with God. He has written books onspiritual formation including, The Life You've Always Wanted, Who is This Man?, The Me I Want To Be, Soul Keeping, and most recently, All The Places To Go. John teachesaround the world at conferences and churches.
Born and raised in Rockford, Illinois, John graduated from Wheaton College with adegree in psychology. He holds a Master of Divinity and doctorate degree in clinicalpsychology from Fuller Seminary, and has done post-graduate work at theUniversity of Aberdeen, Scotland. Prior to joining Menlo Church, John served asteaching pastor at Chicago's Willow Creek Community Church.
John Ortberg currently resides in the state of Illinois.
Reviews - What do customers think about Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them?
above normal Feb 15, 2007
John Ortberg, in my opinion is a master at taking the obvious and turning it in such a way that it becomes real. He has taken areas in our lives that we sometimes don't wish to talk about and brought them out in the open. You will not be disappointed in this book if you have read any of his other books. I have read several and each one is just as good as the others. His style is easy to read and yet insightful. John, write more books... you're doing great..
Awesome book Feb 4, 2007
This is one of the best books I have read in years. I checked it out of the libary and liked it so much, I bought my own copy to have. John Ortberg has a wonderful way of relating biblical issues to our everyday lives. The insights in this book can be life changing and is a must read for every Christian.
Many Pearls -- of Wisdom Feb 1, 2007
The book is an excellent example of the power of Self-Disclosure which Sidney Jouard introduced to the therapeutic community several years ago. This is an excellent book by which both those who perceive themselves as marching to the beat of a different drummer, and those who perceive they are observing the marchers, may find common ground -- and trust.
Everybody's Normal Til You Get to Know Them Jan 11, 2007
Wow! This book was presented to all the leaders in my church because it makes you take a look at others in light of yourself. One of the most profound statements in the book is, "Lack of confrontation breeds resentment," paraphrased. It has been a positive impact on me, my pastor and our congregation in more effectively communicating with one another. I give it the highest positive rating.
Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them Jan 9, 2007
This was one of the best books I have ever read. It isn't one you can pick up and read from cover to cover in a day. I read a chapter and then I spent the rest of the day to reflect on how my life is like this and how to improve. It has really made a difference in my understanding of people and God's love for us.