Generally, when I hear the word “follower”, it has very negative connotations. It brings words to mind like:
However, my feelings on this word have changed greatly since I am reading a very thought-provoking and convicting book Not a Fan by Kyle Idleman.
Have you heard about this book? If you are a Christian, I hope you get on Amazon right now and order it.
It is that good, and it is changing the way I think about my walk with Christ.
I don’t want to be a person who is only “an enthusiastic admirer” of Jesus.
I want to be a true follower of Him.
I don’t want to be a person who knows about Jesus.
I want to have a true relationship with him.
I don’t want to be someone who is focused on the outside of a person.
I want to see others as Jesus sees them and love them.
I don’t want to focus on “the do.”
I want to focus on what “He has done.”
So, for this year, the word for me will be……..