REVIEW: Jesus – a theography by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola

This is, the subtitle claims, a theography. A biography of God, you might say - more specifically, God the Son. This is the story of Jesus Christ, and yet the book does not begin at Bethlehem but way back into the never-begun beginning of the triune heart of God (my phrase, not the authors'!) This is an absorbing book … Continue reading REVIEW: Jesus – a theography by Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola

it’s never been about leading: REVIEW of I am a Follower by Leonard Sweet

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 are 'Follow Me'. Sweet points out the negative associations … Continue reading it’s never been about leading: REVIEW of I am a Follower by Leonard Sweet