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I Am a Follower

I Am a Follower The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus

By Leonard Sweet
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.88 Stars

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On 4/17 D_VANZ wrote: Review: "I Am a Follower: The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus."By: Leonard SweetSweet's book attempts to turn the well established idea of leadership within the church on its head by looking at what the Bible has to say about leadership. Thousands of dollars, millions of books and many conferences ... BOOK REVIEW: "I Am A Follower"

D_VANZ's Rating:

3 Stars

On 4/11 Sunny_Bluesky wrote: Are you followers of Jesus? Our immediate response will be yes. However, how many of us are truly followers of Jesus?  Not many. The reason is that following Jesus is not a popular thing.  In the opening page, Leonard Sweet critiquethe present landscape of Christianity that places ... I Am A Follower by Leonard Sweet

Sunny_Bluesky's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/25 Cary Plunkett wrote: When I first saw a new Leonard Sweet book to review I was pretty excited about it. However, for some reason or another, it just sat on my nightstand month after month. I had attempted to read it several times but for some reason or another I just couldn’t sit down and commit time to reading it. ... I am a follower

Cary's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/18 Tracey Gilbert wrote: In the begining of this book it was hard to get started reading. There were many good points in this book of how to be more of a follower than a leader. As a strong characteristic person of leadership it was hard for me to lay down a lot of my own ways to comprehend this book. I do suggest that people ... I am a follower

Tracey Gilbert's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/11 Duncan Robinson wrote: Oh it was with excited anticipation that I got a hold of this book. Excited at the prospect that someone somewhere was discussing the idea of followership in depth. To say this is a statement against leadership is an understatement, this is a full blown assault on everything wrong with leadership and ... I Am A Follower – Leonard Sweet

Duncan's Rating:

3 Stars

On 3/3 Just Beth wrote: In a culture driven by building leaders, Leonard Sweet reminds us our calling as Christians, no matter our ministry position, is to lead by following. Like the disciples who abandoned all when Jesus said, "Follow me," we, according to Sweet, we make the most impact in our churches and in our communities ... Powerful Topic; Bogged-Down Book

Just Beth's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/21 TofC wrote: This is a book for those desire to follow Jesus and are wrestling through the leadership discipleship tension. It’s chapters are based around Jesus’ imperative of His being the way, truth, and life and it’s implications about following Him . It is appropriate for anyone realizing the restlessness ... a base hit

TofC's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/21 Tim wrote: Pastors reading this will know the tension. The tension between leading and serving. Not that Jesus exhibits that tension, nor are we called to that tension. Mostly, the tension arises when we, as pastors, look to the world to supply the models of leadership instead of looking to Jesus Christ to supply ... Review: I am a Follower

Tim's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/18 jeff ulrich wrote: I Am A Follower The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus By Leonard Sweet For as long as I can remember in church leadership we have learned as much as we could about being a GREAT leader. Mr. Sweets book takes us down the road that in many cases it is a waste of time. If we would spend as much ... Follow the Leader

jeff's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/16 FamilyFaithBlog wrote: I recently read the book “I am a Follower” by Leonard Sweet and was a little disappointed. Sweet started well but could not finish his book. I think Sweet does a great job raising up a contemporary problem for the church: that we are followers of culture more than we are of Jesus. Some of his illustrations ... I am a follower - review

FamilyFaithBlog's Rating:

3 Stars