My review of Greater by Pastor Steven Furtick. Easy read, works well when read alongside a small group study. Definitely gets you thinking on what it is God wants to do with you, rather than focusing on what you want to do for God.
Author: Steven Furtick
Goodreads Rating: 4 of 5 stars
How I Found It: My pastor did a sermon series, and our home groups did a small group Bible study on it. I read it as an optional part of the series.
Summary: Following the story of OT prophet Elisha from the moment Elijah named him as successor, Furtick draws parallels with his life and the lives of many others with the Elisha’s path from ordinary to greater. His overall goal is for his readers to understand that we need to look past becoming great, in order to truly become greater for God’s glory.
My Thoughts: I find this book to be an easy read, and at times I found Furtick’s style difficult or annoying; particularly his use of conversational humor that felt a bit interruptive. Based off of the accompany DVD curriculum, and his writing style, I…
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