Leonard Sweet is the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew University (NJ), a distinguished visiting professor at George Fox University (OR), and a weekly contributor to Sermons.com and the podcast Napkin Scribbles. A pioneer in online learning with some of the highest "influence" rankings of any religious figure in the world of social media (Twitter, Facebook), he has authored numerous articles, sermons, and more than fifty books.
Frank Viola is a popular conference speaker and the best-selling author of numerous books on the deeper Christian life, including Epic Jesus, Revise Us Again, From Eternity to Here, and Jesus Manifesto (coauthored with Leonard Sweet). His blog Beyond Evangelical is rated as one of the most popular in Christian circles today.
This is the best Frank Viola book, I love how he starts from scripture and presents a clear, simple, logical and eloquent manifestoPublished 3 months ago by Someguywashere
In a day where Christianity seems to look a bit different everywhere we look, Leonard Sweet and Frank Viola challenge us to focus on the essentials - namely, Jesus Christ. Read morePublished on Nov. 30 2010 by Daniel Im
Today's world is becoming ever more secular. It is hard to make time for church or for any spiritual practices. Read morePublished on July 2 2010 by Bargain Canuck
"But what about you?" he asked.
"Who do you say I am?"
Simon Peter answered,
"You are the Christ, the Son of the living God. Read more
The first 1/3 of this book SHOULD be a review to Christians, but given how popular churches in the US have replaced JEsus with, say, the Bible, their CEO-like Pastor, the fight for... Read morePublished on June 13 2010 by Pomo
"So what is Christianity? It is Christ. Nothing more. Nothing less. Christianity is not an ideology or a philosophy. Read morePublished on June 8 2010 by David Warkentin
UNDER THE PEN: JESUS MANIFESTO by LEONORD SWEET and FRANK VIOLA
It is difficult to take a book in which one chapter begins "Someone who is part of our Twitter... Read more
I was immediately drawn to this book because of the description, saying on a whole Christians are starved for a real experience of the living Christ. Read morePublished on May 31 2010 by Lauren Oleary
this book was a challenge from start to finish. not in the sense that it was difficult or hard to read, but that it pushed me to examine my life as a follower of Christ. Read morePublished on May 31 2010 by Blair Roberts