Leonard Sweet (PhD, University of Rochester) holds the E. Stanley Jones chair at Drew University. Founder and president of SpiritVenture Ministries, he also serves as a distinguished visiting professor at George Fox University, and is the chief writer for preachingplus.com. Sweet is a popular speaker and has written numerous books, including Jesus Drives Me Crazy, SoulTsunami, SoulSalsa, Carpe Mañana, and (with Brian McLaren and Jerry Haselmeyer) A Is for Abductive: The Language of the Emerging Church.
Frank Viola has helped thousands of people around the world to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ and enter into a more vibrant and authentic experience of church. He has written many books on these themes, including Pagan Christianity (with George Barna), Reimagining Church, Jesus Manifesto (with Leonard Sweet), God's Favorite Place on Earth and From Eternity to Here. Viola blogs regularly at frankviola.org, which is one of the most popular Christian blogs today.
This is the best Frank Viola book, I love how he starts from scripture and presents a clear, simple, logical and eloquent manifestoPublished 8 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