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Vertical Church
By James MacDonald 

What People Are Saying

Rick Warren"I didn't just read this book—I savored it. It's packed with great content that every pastor, whether rookie or a veteran, will benefit from. I'm so grateful my friend James MacDonald invested the time to help us all, because it is a message of hope for every church.
—Rick Warren, Pastor, Saddleback Church

"Vertical Church will ignite your passion for the potential of God's power in the local church. Whether you're a leader in the church of just searching for more, you will discover deep and meaningful spiritual truths in this book that will inspire your faith."
—Craig Groeschel, Senior Pastor, Lifechurch.tv

"I love Vertical Church; it's about God's people and God's glory. It's not just another book by a critic or a theoretician but a real vision from a real pastor making a real difference for the glory of God and good of people."
—Mark Driscoll, Preaching & Vision Pastor, Mars Hill Church

"Give yourself to its message and your life and ministry will be radically altered in an upward direction."
—Greg Laurie, Senior Pastor, Harvest Christian Fellowship

"James MacDonald is a man captivated and consumed by the God of the Bible, and as always, that leads to a heart transformed by God expressing a passion to make God known, seen, and worshipped. The chapters on transcendence and glory stirred my heart to worship, and the chapter on prayer was challenging and convicting."
—Matt Chandler, Lead Pastor, The Village Church