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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 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 12/9 Lucy Mills wrote: In his compelling book I am a Follower, Leonard Sweet launches straight into his main thesis: we have believed we are in a leadership crisis, and that the church needs more leaders. Wrong, says Sweet. It's never been about leading. The first words Jesus says to his disciples is 'Follow Me'. Sweet points ... it's never been about leading

Lucy's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/20 jarvis wrote: With all that I have learned about leadership; I have to admit…this book was really refreshing. I loved the premise behind this book, “It’s never been about leading, it’s been about following Jesus”. I love that. The book emphasizes the point that to be a true leaders you must learn to be a ... training to be a follower

jarvis' Rating:

5 Stars

On 8/15 Darrell Buchanan wrote: In the end we are all followers. That is Len Sweet’s point in I Am a Follower: The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus. As one who is frequently inundated with material on how to be a better church leader, Sweet’s book is a helpful rejoinder. Sweet is not claiming that there isn’t a need for ... 200 Words: I Am a Follower

Darrell's Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/29 Momma in Progress wrote: Because I love books, today I'm sharing another of my recent favorites.Back in January, I did a book review of the daily devotional A Year With Jesus by R.P. Nettelhorst. Today I am reviewing a second book, I Am a Follower: The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus by Leonard ... Book Review: I Am a Follower, by Leonard Sweet

Momma in Progress' Rating:

5 Stars

On 7/1 Andie Jaye wrote: As a woman of faith, I'm constantly exploring my relationship with God.  Sometimes it's hard to remember what he has called me to do, which is to be a mother, a teacher, and an advocate for Him.  How can I set an example for my children if I am lost myself?  Leonard Sweet's book, I Am ... I Am A Follower by Leonard Sweet Review

Andie Jaye's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/8 Ben Birdsong wrote: In I Am a Follower: The Way, The Truth, and The Life of Following Jesus, Leonard Sweet makes a plea that the church has lost the biblical focus on being a follower of Jesus in the midst of the leadership culture of modern evangelicalism.  Sweet argues that Jesus never called anyone to lead but simply ... Book Review Friday: I Am a Follower by Leonard Sweet

Ben's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/6 Danielle wrote: I loved reading this book...such an intimate experience. It took me forever, and I read it section by section almost every day. I liked how it was partitioned up into sections because my attention span could not read more than three pages per day. It is an easy and reflective read. I will most definitely ... I am a follower by Leonard Sweet

Danielle's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/5 karlpmitchell wrote: I first learned of BookSneeze through Mark Driscoll and Mars Hill. However, my first book was not one of his, or even one from a Mars Hill pastor. Rather, I noticed a Leonard Sweet book. I had never read one of his before, and upon reading the summary, my interest was definitely piqued. Therefore, I ... I am a Follower by Len Sweet

karlpmitchell's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/15 jonathan everette wrote: I think the best description that I can give of Leonard Sweet's book, I am a Follower, is that it is the anti-leadership leadership book. That might not make sense. But it will if you read this book. Which you should do, especially if you are a Christian in any type of leadership.Sweet brings us back ... I am a Follower - A Review

jonathan's Rating:

5 Stars