Everybody's Normal Till You Get to Know Them

  • by John Ortberg
  • Narrated by Jay Charles
  • 7 hrs and 49 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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.

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outstanding

Ortberg does an outstanding job in this book on relationships containing humor and great depth.
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- Michael

Disappointed

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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- Jim

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-19-2004
  • Publisher: Zondervan