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Permission to Speak Freely

Permission to Speak Freely Essays and Art on Fear, Confession, and Grace

By Anne Jackson
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.51 Stars

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On 11/2 klampert wrote: I am a bit late on this review because I have had the book a LONG time. Ironically though I finished this book in a day. The books tagline is “Essays and Art on Fear, Confession, and Grace” and it is just that. Anne is a very transparent writer as well as speaker. Anybody who follows her blog knows ... Permission to Speak Freely Book Review

klampert's Rating:

4 Stars

On 9/8 Tory wrote: Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson is a rare book that combines honesty with beauty. Her honesty is beautiful and rare as she recounts her story. She grew up as a pastor's kid yet deeply broken. It is hard not to read this and weep at the brokenness yet it is done in such a way that you feel ... Permission to Speak Freely

Tory's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/13 Ben Wheatley wrote: How do most people see the church? How do most Christians see it? How do you see it? As a place defined by love, grace, hope, forgiveness, acceptance and openness or as a place of judgement, alienation, hopelessness, rejection, closed minds and hearts . Anne Jackson’s, Permission so Speak Freely ... Permission so Speak Freely by Anne Jackson

Ben's Rating:

4 Stars

On 8/6 Leah Joy Kelton wrote: We all have them. Those moments when everything which keeps us going sort of fades into the background and we stand face-to-face with our own darkness, with the hollow places in us, with the gaps of disappointments and hurts and rejections and all the things which make us feel empty. An aching dissatisfaction. ... "...On Fear, Confession, and Grace"

Leah Joy Kelton's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/29 Paul Wilkinson wrote: I thought the service where we were guest worship leaders had gone rather well. I had mixed some pieces this congregation knew with some extra verses that would be new to them, and had arranged the 20 minute worship set so that the songs would really flow from one to the other. Frankly, I was looking ... Anne Jackson Redefines "Earning the Right to be Heard"

Paul's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/21 Roye Glass wrote: Anne Jackson’s, Permission so Speak Freely stems from this one question, “What is one thing you feel like you can’t say in church?” The church is to be a place of love, grace, family, hope, forgiveness, and safety for people. Let’s be honest, often-times the church finds itself in an alarming ... Permission to Speak Freely - Anne Jackson

Roye's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/2 santos samayoa wrote: “Permission to speak freely” is the second book I have read from Anne Jackson, the other was “Mad Church Disease.” I really enjoy Anne’s writing styles, her personal stories, and the way she illustrates pictures through her words. This book takes on a more personal note about sin, and how Christians ... Freedom

santos' Rating:

5 Stars

On 4/19 wlpersh wrote: This book at the center takes on the issue of sin and the need to deal with it through God's grace by the writer telling her story of struggling with addictions and abuse as she seeks to find healing and peace. She also shares the journeys of several other people as they also find their way to healing. ... A Little Short

wlpersh's Rating:

2 Stars

On 2/1 Holly Warner wrote: And this is the reviewPermission to Speak Freely by Anne JacksonThis book is about the story of her life mainly. She posed the question on her blog “What is the one thing you feel you can’t say in the church?” From there she goes into her personal story. Her father was a pastor and their family ... I got a free book from Book Sneeze and I get to review it on my blog!

Holly's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/9 Ryan Snyder wrote: Shame. The constant enemy of humankind's desire to be known. Despite the unquenchable desire to share our lives with those around us, all too often we hide behind self-erected walls, afraid to reveal anything our culture tells us is shameful. But, as Anne Jackson discovered, shame does not stifle the ... Permission to Speak Freely by Anne Jackson

Ryan's Rating:

5 Stars