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The Vertical Self

The Vertical Self How Biblical Faith Can Help Us Discover Who We Are in An Age of Self Obsession

By Mark Sayers
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.8 Stars

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On 2/22 Mary C. M. Phillips wrote: Don't be a sell-out. By selling out the author means by becoming the world's version of you. Instead, become or embrace...God's version of you. Mark Sayers is a senior leader at Red Church in Melbourne Australia and has some interesting thoughts on faith and culture. Everywhere we look we seem ... Don't be a sell-out

Mary C. M.'s Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/22 Bookwomanjoan wrote: Sayers, a minister in Australia, found that attempts to reshape the church in the west have not been effective because the people inside the churches are suffering from an identity crisis. They seem filled with insecurity about who they were and what difference their faith makes in their lives. The ... The Vertical Self by Mark Sayers

Bookwomanjoan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/20 Stephanie Skinner wrote: The Vertical SelfHow Biblical Faith Can Help Us Discover Who We Are in An Age of Self ObsessionBy Mark SayersWe are now living in an age of self, self in a way that protects it's image.  An age that focuses on looking good rather than being good.  In The Vertical Self, Mark Sayers challenges ... Review: The Vertical Self

Stephanie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/20 semmie wrote: The Vertical Self by Mark Sayers If you’re looking for a self-help, Dr. Phil approach to finding your untapped potential and personality, this book isn’t it. And truthfully, I can think of no higher praise to offer Mark Sayers. If you are looking for a Christian perspective not just on western culture, but on the effects of ... The Vertical Self

semmie's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/15 David Kludt wrote: Mark Sayers, a pastor from Australia, just published a new book entitled “The Vertical Self: How Biblical faith Can Help Us Discover Who We Are in an Age of Self Obsession” published by Thomas Nelson (who provided a copy of this book through their Book Sneeze review program).  In the book, Sayers contrasts the vertical ... The Vertical Self (book review)

David's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/15 Kimmie wrote: How do others perceive you? Are you sexy, cool, rich or smart? Are you in constant battle with yourself to please others, in order to feel accepted? Do you find it easy to be the true self in one place but difficult to keep up a phony persona in other places? How does God see you? It sounds as if we ... The Vertical Self

Kimmie's Rating:

4 Stars