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I Am a Follower

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I Am a Follower

The Way, Truth, and Life of Following Jesus

By Leonard Sweet; Lance Ford

Thomas Nelson Publishers, Paperback, 9780849946387, 304pp.

Publication Date: January 2, 2012

Description
FOLLOW ME.
These two words echo the heart-defining call of our Lord Jesus Christ tohis disciples.
Sadly, this life-changing invitation has lost much of its original meaning.Immersed in a society that worships success, we have succumbed to a trendyfixation with leadership. In I Am a Follower, author Leonard Sweet explainshow Christians in a twenty-first-century corporate-obsessed culture haveshifted away from a Jesus art of following toward a popularized form of leading.
Through a colorful melange of practical applications, imaginative metaphors, and probing biblical exposition based in gospel truth, Sweet reveals that thesummons of Jesus and the message of the New Testament point clearly to anemphasis not on imitation but on incarnation, not on leading but on following.
Join Sweet on an exciting and intentional journey from leadership cult tofollowership culture. Discover for yourself the way, the truth, and the abundantlife of following Jesus Christ and what it truly means to Follow Me
At times I felt like I was reading Jeremiah, challenging the shepherdsof Israel. This is a much needed and long overdue book. BOB ROBERTS, senior pastor, Northwood Church
If there was ever a leader who could convince me that it's really never been aboutleading, that would have to be Len Sweet. May we all, like Len, become followers. MARK BATTERSON, lead pastor, National Community Church.