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In today's culture, leaders are often applauded and respected while followers are often viewed as weak and passive. But scripture tells us a different story.... it says that being obedient "followers" of Christ is at the very heart of faith. Ed Stetzer talks with Biola Professors Richard Langer and Joanne Jung about our need to "follow" in the footsteps of the Savior... and how that "followership" is essential to our spiritual flourishing.
Joanne J. Jung is a professor of biblical and theological studies and the associate dean of online education and faculty development at the Talbot School of Theology, Biola University. She is the author of several books, including: "The Call to Follow: Hearing Jesus in a Culture Obsessed with Leadership".
Richard Langer is a professor of biblical and theological studies and director of the Office for the Integration of Faith and Learning at Biola University. He is an ordained minister with over twenty years of pastoral experience and a coauthor of several books, including: "The Call to Follow: Hearing Jesus in a Culture Obsessed with Leadership".
Ed Stetzer, Ph.D., is a professor and dean at Wheaton College where he also serves as Executive Director of the Wheaton College Billy Graham Center. He has planted, revitalized, and pastored churches; trained pastors and church planters on six continents; earned two master’s degrees and two doctorates; and he has written hundreds of articles and a dozen books. He is Regional Director for Lausanne North America, is the Editor-in-Chief of Outreach Magazine, and regularly writes for news outlets such as USA Today and CNN. He serves at his local church, Highpoint Church, as a teaching pastor. Ed and his wife Donna have been married for more than 35 years and are the parents of three daughters.
Discover new ways to show and share the love of Jesus to a broken and a hurting world. Join Ed Stetzer in an engaging discussion of todays cultural trends.