Fan or Follower?

Fans often confuse admiration for devotion.  They mistake their knowledge of Jesus for intimacy with Jesus.  Fans assume their good intentions make up for their apathetic faith.  Maybe you’ve already decided you’re a follow and not a Fan; well, I hope you keep reading, because, one of the core symptoms of “fandom” is that fans almost always consider themselves to be followers.

– Idleman, Kyle; Not a Fan: Becoming a Completely Committed Follower of Jesus; Zondervan; copyright 2011; Grand Rapids, MI; Kindle Edition; page 28

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