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I Am a Follower The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus
By Leonard Sweet
Published by Thomas Nelson
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On 2/15 Galadriel wrote: From kindergarten games to corporate seminars, the emphasis is often on leadership. Who would want to follow when one could lead? This attitude has even infiltrated the church in America. I am a Follower by Leonard Sweet attempts to turn this obsession on its head. After all, Jesus called his disciples ... I Am a Follower
On 2/13 Joel Bremer wrote: "I am a follwer" is written by Len Sweet. I read his books in college and wasnt the best fan of his writing style. this book intreged me, so i took a chance. I love Sweet's concept that we are all follower of Jesus not leaders. Jesus is the leader, we are the followers. I loved the concept Sweet ... I am a follower review
On 2/3 georgekking wrote: Mine was a love-hate affair with Leonard Sweet’s latest book, I Am a Follower: The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus. The premise of the book, “It’s never been about leading,” (from the front cover) has been a growing interest of mine in the midst of all the business-model-leadership books ... Review of "I Am a Follower"
On 2/2 womensspiritualdynamics wrote: Leonard Sweet’s I Am A Follower has a wealth creative elements. He includes remarkable video links. He sculpts metaphor upon metaphor for each of his points. He takes many risks in his use of words and language, which adds an element of fun. Sweet’s main idea, that following Jesus and wooing others ... More Poetic Than Demonstrative
On 2/1 Emily Akin wrote: "It's never been about leading" appears in very small print on the cover of this book. And that's the initial message. How did we Christians ever get so obsessed with leadership when Jesus explicitly asked us to be followers? In I Am a FOLLOWER: The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus, Len Sweet ... I Am a FOLLOWER by Leonard Sweet
On 1/27 Tim Lubinus wrote: Leonard Sweet's thesis is that many of us have inadvertently bought into an incorrect view of leadership. In the church, it isn't all about gaining leadership as we have been told, it is about joining together to be followers of Christ. This changes everything! The goal in ministry isn't to get the most ... Don't follow me, join me in following Christ!
On 1/25 Natasha Golinksy wrote: Although I loved the premise of the book, I found it very long and the theme overextended. I agreed with the author that as a Christian our goal should not necessarily be to always be the leader but to be the first follower and let Jesus do the leading. I found that the book was repetitive and discouraging ... Review of "I am a follower"
On 1/24 David Porter wrote: Leonard Sweet has written a variety of books, and I was intrigued when I saw the title of this one. I Am a Follower invites the reader to learn more about what being a disciple of Jesus is truly about. The subtitle is “The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus.” Sweet begins by arguing against ... I Am A Follower by Leonard Sweet: A Review
On 1/24 chris terry wrote: Leonard Sweet has written some interesting and thought-provoking things in his book I am a Follower – the way, truth, and life of Following Jesus. Sweet proposes that the church has gotten side-tracked by becoming entirely enamored with the concepts and philosophy of leadership – unashamedly borrowing ... I am a Follower
On 1/22 invisibleforeigner wrote: I liked I Am a Follower. I thought it did a good job counteracting the impulse, especially in evangelical circles, to think that a good or successful church is defined by the number of leaders it produces or the size of the congregation that it attracts. I can think of a more than a few pastors who would ... Interesting, But Not World-Changing