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The Prodigal

The Prodigal A Ragamuffin Story

By Brennan Manning and Greg Garrett
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.57 Stars

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On 5/14 Jenn Grandlienard wrote: Jack Chisholm is “the people’s pastor,” who leads a huge megachurch with the famous slogan, “we have got to do better.” He knows how to preach about “doing,” but he knows nothing about grace. When all of the sudden he wakes up from a night of multiple mistakes ... The Prodigal: A Ragamuffin Story.

Jenn's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/13 Julie wrote: Book Description: From the inspirational author of The Ragamuffin Gospel comes a powerful contemporary retelling of the Parable of the Prodigal Son. Jack Chisholm is 'the people's pastor.' He leads a devoted and growing megachurch, has several best-selling books, and a memorable slogan, 'We have got ... The Prodigal: A Ragamuffin Story by Brennan Manning - Review

Julie 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/5 Stephanie Cherry wrote: I recently journeyed through Brennan Manning's last literary offering, The Prodigal. He had wanted to write a novel on grace. His desire was to place God's mercy center stage in story form. Though ailing at the end of his life, with the help of Greg Garrett, he was able to accomplish this. I'm generally ... Grace Upon Grace

Stephanie Cherry's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/12 Krista wrote: The Prodigal is the story of a mega church preacher who was at the top of his craft and the peak of his career. And he makes one mistake that changes everything for him. While the one mistake seems devastating to him, it turns out to be the one thing he needs to find true faith and reconnect with God ... Enjoyed an interesting point of view

Krista's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/28 William Hancock wrote: From the opening lines of The Ragamuffin Gospel I knew that Brennan Manning had a way of delivering the truth about the grace of God that I had never experienced before. In his last work The Prodigal co-written by Greg Garrett I was not disappointed either. From the opening pages Manning invites the ... A beautiful ending to a true prodigal..

William's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/22 Sojourner wrote: Book Review: The Prodigal About the Book: From the inspirational author of The Ragamuffin Gospel comes a powerful contemporary retelling of the Parable of the Prodigal Son. Jack Chisholm is “the people’s pastor.” He leads a devoted and growing megachurch, has several best-selling books, and a ... Book Review: The Prodigal

Sojourner's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/18 Lisa wrote: Jack Chisholm is a popular pastor fallen from Grace. His is a story that even though a person might be at his/her lowest point there's still a Father who is willing to welcome us home with open arms. I laughed, and mostly cried but I found this to be an uplifting, powerful story. I liked it so much I ... The Prodigal

Lisa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/18 AllenKenya wrote: Mega-church pastor, Jack, falls from grace — not in the sense of losing his salvation, but he gets drunk and sleeps with his assistant when they get stranded on a church missions publicity trip. The church he founded fires him, his wife leaves and takes their daughter. Jack is devastated by what "they" ... Book Review: The Prodigal: A Ragamuffin Story

AllenKenya's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/10 Faith Farrell wrote:   A preacher whose message consisted of "We've got to do better!"A pulpit-pounder who wasn't excited about grace and truth and mercy,but was very vocal about morality, and improving our behavior and image.Pastor Jack intended to do right and he intended to light fires of rightness under his ... *The Prodigal*

Faith's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/9 Debbie wrote: Jack Chisholm had a seemingly wonderful life as a big church pastor. He had a well paid position, a huge church body with much financial support, a beautiful wife and daughter, and frequent TV appearances. Then, in one fell swoop it was gone. On a sponsored visit to Mexico he had one night of indiscretion ... Book Review: The Prodigal A Ragamuffin Story, by Brennan Manning and Greg Garrett

Debbie's Rating:

5 Stars