Posers, Fakers, and Wannabes: Unmasking the Real You - eBook  -     By: Brennan Manning
Buy Item $9.29 Retail: $13.99 Save 34% ($4.70) Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

Posers, Fakers, and Wannabes: Unmasking the Real You - eBook

Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. / 2014 / ePub

$9.29 (CBD Price)
Retail: $13.99
Save 34% ($4.70)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW63077EB

Current Promotions
* This product is available for purchase worldwide.

Read this eBook on:

  • Other Formats

    Description Price Availability Quantity AddInclude
    eBook $9.29 Retail: $13.99 In Stock 0 Add To Cart
    Paperback $10.99 Retail: $12.99 In Stock Add To Cart
    Add To Cart
    Add To Cart

Have questions about eBooks? Check out our eBook FAQs.

Product Description

To be God's child, we've got to be real. There's no faking our way into heaven. No hitchhiking or smuggling ourselves in either. We can't fool God. The good thing is: the Father already knows us exactly as we are. He knows how we think and act. While it might be somewhat embarrassing at times, God's complete knowledge actually gives us freedom to come to terms with everything in our lives: the good, bad, and unspeakable. Taken from Brennan Manning's best-seller, Abba's Child this book helps us see how God's grace sets us free -- free to be who we really are. No more games, no acts, no masks. Just ourselves, as we really are in Him.

Product Information

Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Publication Date: 2014
ISBN: 9781615214372
ISBN-13: 9781615214372
Availability: In Stock

Product Reviews

4 Stars Out Of 5
4 out of 5
4 out Of 5
(4 out of 5)
4 out Of 5
(4 out of 5)
Meets Expectations:
3 out Of 5
(3 out of 5)
of customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Displaying items 1-3 of 3
Page 1 of 1
  1. Destiny
    Riverside, CA
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    February 22, 2011
    Riverside, CA
    Age: 18-24
    Gender: female
    Teenage years can be brutal. There is a constant pressure to fit in and be liked. Unfortunately, this pressure often causes teenagers to conform to what they believe others want them to be. In his book, Posers, Fakers & Wannabes, Brennan Manning shows readers the problem with developing false personas, and the freedom that can be gained when this activity is stopped. His main premise relies on the fact that God loves us just as we are. There is no need to hide who we are from God, or anyone else.

    Although the book is intended for teenagers, it does not read like a typical self-help book meant for this age group. In fact, most teenagers probably will not be familiar with many of Brennan's references. For example, he only alludes to older movies such as Woody Allen's Zelig (1983) and Frank Capra's It's a Wonderful Life (1946). Brennan also relies heavily on anecdotes from classic literature, a feature I personally enjoyed. At some points, the amount of quoted material distracted from Brennan's main points.Nevertheless, Posers, Fakers, & Wannabes is a great book for teaching both teenagers and adults to remove their masks and accept who they are.

    Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from NavPress as part of their book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255 : "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."
  2. Miriam
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    3 Stars Out Of 5
    January 18, 2011
    Age: 45-54
    Gender: female
    Quality: 4
    Value: 4
    Meets Expectations: 3
    I have to admit, though this was a well-written book with a wonderful message, I had a tough time following it. It seemed to me to jump around a lot. I know this book is written for teens so maybe that's why I had a tough time with it. Perhaps I went into this book with different expectations and that is what affected my reading.

    It had some really great points, but it didn't flow for me very well. I have read many other books by Brennan Manning and enjoyed them all. I just didn't feel like this one read as smooth as the others.

    The underlying message is one that teens need to hear. It is important to be yourself as a loved child of God, rather than trying to be something to please your parents or your peers. God made us to be just as we are and there is no need for fakes and masks.

    The book reads quickly with important points highlighted and only being 174 pages, it seems it would hold the attention of teens.

    I was provided a free copy of this book from NavPress publishers as part of their blogger review program. I was not obligated to provide a positive review. The opinions contained in this post are strictly my own.
  3. Mike Becher
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    December 29, 2006
    Mike Becher
    With basically every sentence acting as a single quote, I found myself engulfed in the pages of Brennan Mannings' and Jim Hancocks' book "Posers, Fakers, and Wannabes (unmasking the real you). Prior to picking up this book, which laid dormant on my shelf for several months after receiving it in the mail, I had never finished a book in one day... ever. I read this non-stop... never putting it down. I walked to the kitchen to get a glass of water still saturating my mind with its pages. It seemed like every paragraph was something I wanted to share with the world.Sadly, as a product of reading this book, I've come to realize that I am probably the source of motivation for many to bring their poser to the surface because of my reactions to their lives. With this revelation comes a clear sense that I need to embrace the lives that I encounter. I need to make it an easy transaction of "real life" for "real life." Which means that when the layers come off, and the dirt is known, I react with nurture, love, and long term determination to bring belonging to that trapped soul that the "poser" has pushed out of the way. It's brought meaning to my life to intentionally pursue such a calling... one that empowers me to represent Christ, His love, and his determination to connect with the grime of this world.Here's a full review of this book I wrote directly after reading it: http://boughtandpaidfor.blogspot.com/2006/03/best-book-ive-ever-read-no-joke.html
Displaying items 1-3 of 3
Page 1 of 1

Ask Christianbook


Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out - eBookeBOOK
    The Ragamuffin Gospel: Good News for the Bedraggled, Beat-Up, and Burnt Out - eBook
    Brennan Manning
    Multnomah Books / 2008 / ePub
    $9.89 Retail: $11.99 Save 18% ($2.10)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW12190EB
  2. With Open Hands - eBookeBOOK
    With Open Hands - eBook
    Henri Nouwen
    Sorin Books / 2006 / ePub
    $6.65 Retail: $10.95 Save 39% ($4.30)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW33369EB
  3. My Utmost for His Highest, Updated - eBookeBOOK
    My Utmost for His Highest, Updated - eBook
    Oswald Chambers
    Discovery House / 2010 / ePub
    $5.02 Retail: $9.99 Save 50% ($4.97)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 7 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW14683EB
  4. Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life - eBookeBOOK
    Out of Solitude: Three Meditations on the Christian Life - eBook
    Henri J.M. Nouwen
    Ave Maria Press / 2004 / ePub
    $6.89 Retail: $8.95 Save 23% ($2.06)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW33382EB

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search