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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 3/14 Sharkbait wrote: I read this book, because I thought this sounded like a good principle: That we need to move away from a culture of leadership (actually it says cult of leadership) and focus on followership. Which is a good idea. However I felt that the author spent too much time focusing on why leadership is bad, ... I AM A FOLLOWE

Sharkbait's Rating:

2 Stars

On 4/24 Nathan McCorkindale wrote: I tried reading this book who knows how many times. A number of years ago I heard Leonard Sweet speak and was absolutely blown away by his stories and inspired by his speaking. Since then I have tried a couple of times to read his books, but for whatever reason the dynamics of his speaking just haven't ... Fails to make it from the speaker to the page

Nathan's Rating:

2 Stars

On 2/19 beneames wrote: From memory I think this is the first of Leonard Sweet's books that I've actually finished, and as I was reading I started to realise why. It's not the content. The content is great. Sweet has been an out-of-the-box thinker for years, and I love hearing his ideas. I love hearing his take on church and ... Review: I Am a Follower

beneames' Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/18 beautifulmanda wrote: Leonard Sweet turns the world of discipleship and ministry upside-down in his book, I Am a Follower. His premise is that grasping for leadership is contrary to the heart of God. Jesus didn't call any of us to be leaders. He called each and every one of us to be followers - His followers. Using the ... Leonard Sweet: I Am a Follower

beautifulmanda's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/24 Angel3618 wrote: I had never read a Len Sweet book before Booksneeze came along. In fact, I'm sure I would have gone my whole life never having read one of his books (as before Booksneeze I wasn't really sure where to buy or acquire Christian Lit). However, Len seemed to have a very eye-catching cover to his book and ... Review: I Am A Follower by Len Sweet

Angel3618's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/15 Prodigal Father wrote: I Am a Follower by Leonard SweetI received this book a few months ago, but didn't have time to read it beyond the first section. Over Christmas I treated myself to catching up. I am glad I did.It is interesting how we, with all sincerity, get tangled in the latest fad. One such is the cult of the ... A thought provoking read

Prodigal Father's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/13 Ben Wheatley wrote: Most people think of leadership as a position but I like to think of it as a process and in a sense the same can be said of following. In his book I Am A Follower, Leonard Sweet provides a critical reflection of the trend to professionalise ministry within churches going beyond the leadership-laity divide ... I Am a Follower: The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus

Ben's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/12 meaningful home life wrote: Leonard Sweet's book, "I Am A Follower; The Way, Truth and Life of Following Jesus" was written for any Christian that is looking for effective leadership models.  In an era when churches tend to follow the world's business structure, Sweet reminds us that leaders, in any shape and form, are to ... Book Review: I Am A Follower: The Way,Truth, And Life of Following Jesus

meaningful home life's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/12 Chris Kidd wrote: Too often in the culture of church we focus on leadership and growth models – we have seminars, books, models, techniques, tools, study guides, celebrities and more. I Am A Follower by Leonard Sweet challenges the church that their priority is on following Jesus. “I Am A Follower” is a new kind ... I Am A Follower - a challenge to church fascination on leadership

Chris Kidd's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/3 exlathisname wrote: recently ready the book, “I Am A Follower” by Leonard Sweet. We live in a world that is staurated with people wanting to be leaders. Our society claims that leadership is where the success is and everyone should try to get there. As a Pastor I even have longed for leadership. My personality is ... I Am A Follower. The Way, Truth, And Life Of Following Jesus

exlathisname's Rating:

4 Stars