Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Buy Used
+ $3.99 shipping
Used: Good | Details
Sold by GoldVictory
Condition: Used: Good
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

Nudge: Awakening Each Other to the God Who's Already There Hardcover – Bargain Price, August 1, 2010

4.2 out of 5 stars 52 customer reviews

See all 7 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
New from Used from
"Please retry"
Hardcover, Bargain Price, August 1, 2010
$2.69 $7.25

This is a bargain book and quantities are limited. Bargain books are new but could include a small mark from the publisher and an Amazon.com price sticker identifying them as such. Details

Practical help for prayer
Praying the Bible
Praying the Bible
Praying the Bible
click to open popover

Special Offers and Product Promotions

Editorial Reviews


“Startled me with insight and made me think harder about vital issues of evangelism than any recent book I’ve read. This book is meant to revolutionize our view of evangelism—and I think it just might.”
-John G. Stackhouse Jr., Sangwoo Youtong Chee professor of theology and culture at Regent College, and author of Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today

About the Author

Leonard Sweet is the E. Stanley Jones Professor of Evangelism at Drew University and a Distinguished Visiting Professor at George Fox University, and a chief contributor to Sermons.com. Sweet is the author of hundres of articles and numberous books, including The Gospel According to Starbucks, 11, So Beautiful, AquaChurch 2.0,and SoulTsunami.  To learn more visit www.LeonardSweet.com.


Product Details

  • Hardcover: 336 pages
  • Publisher: David C. Cook; New edition (August 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1434764745
  • ASIN: B004HB1BLU
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.2 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,594,671 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

Top Customer Reviews

Format: Hardcover
It seems I often get what I call "spiritual nudges". You know, those times you have a thought flit through your head and instead of flitting right out again, it stays. It consumes your every waking moment.

Sometimes they happen when you're in the drive-thru line at McDonalds, the thought that says, "Pay for the car behind you. Tell the worker to say, 'Jesus paid for your meal'" type of thought. Or sometimes you're nudged to tell the cashier at the bank, grocery store, gas station, or just your neighbor, "Hey! Did you know Jesus loves you?!"

Those nudges that you can't escape and can't ignore. But seem so very hard to do, so hard it is almost impossible? Those nudges that when you've moved on and haven't done what you know you should have, you feel a tremendous sense of loss?

We traveled last weekend to visit family and since finances are tight, we took our supper of ham and cheese sandwiches and chips with us. As I was getting on the interstate (I'm more of a highway driver, I like to see the sights no one sees anymore because everyone is in too big of a hurry on the interstate), there was a couple with a sign. I have no idea what the sign said, but they looked like they could use a good meal. I felt the nudge to stop and empty our supper cooler at their feet, apologize that it wasn't much but it was all I had. And instead I kept my supper and zipped onto the interstate. All the while feeling, I had somehow failed miserably the test I had just been given. I could have been the flesh-and-blood Jesus for that couple and I chose to keep my meager meal.

Leonard Sweet wrote in his latest book, Nudge, about this very thing. Nudge is about being awake and aware of all the times we are nudged by God to evangelize, even in some small way, those around us.
Read more ›
Comment 27 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
I fondly remember sitting in Bible college, listening to my Personal Evangelism professor tell stories about he led people to pray with him. I remember all the times I led someone down the "Roman's Road". A few years after Bible college, I realized that the "road" did not work for me anymore. I guess I quit believing it maybe ever worked at all.

Throughout my years as a follower of Jesus, I have heard of relationship evangelism. Although a lot of people thought it was a cop out, I started many more conversations started about having a faith in Jesus.

Nudge by Leonard Sweet is the next phase of "evangelism" or the spreading of the good news.

The book brings up two areas, shining and sensing. My heart resonated more with the sensing. Leonard talks about every sense and how we can experience the living God and therefore help others to experience who God is. He writes in a way, that I like to slowly and methodically read through his writing, as it is full of good short stories and quotes. He backs up a lot of what he says with other's thinking.

This book also made me think a lot about semiotics or the signs of messages coming. It is incredible to think of all the imagery that Jesus used as he lived and also told stories. I could tell you so much more about this book, but I would hate to ruin it for you. Much of it was new to me, and the depth of the content was really interesting.

Congratulations again to Leonard Sweet for yet another book that has helped me make more sense of my faith in Jesus.

Comment 10 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse
Format: Hardcover
Leonard Sweet's "Nudge" is an artistic masterpiece that challenges, de/constructs, defamiliarizes, fractures, opens up, expands, nudges and Pneumafies our contemporary and anemic understanding of evangelism. Leonard Sweet's masterful metaphors, sacred stories, awe-inspiring anecdotes, wondrous wordsmithing and exceptional wit invites us to a profound new out/in-look on evangelism or what Sweet calls, "Nudging". "Nudge" seeks to, "awaken each other to the God who is already there". It is a book that I believe should be a standard textbook in all evangelism classes throughout all seminaries seeking to grapple with what it means to be followers/livers/lovers/proclaimers/planters/sanctified semioticians of the Grand Signifier Jesus Christ.

For me Sweet is a de/constructionist; one who shakes, rattles and roles-over the average person's understanding of evangelism at the same time constructing something that is beautiful, helpful, hopeful and sensational (encompassing all of the senses: touch, taste, smell, hearing and sight). In "Nudge," Leonard Sweet becomes an iconoclast; chipping away at the false pictures, images and old, archaic, outdated and sometimes just purely unbiblical conceptual contemporary understandings of evangelism.

For example, it is typical in many churches to speak of our task as Christians, "to bring Christ to the Nations." It is a common understanding that until we bring God to people groups and locations then it is naively assumed or declared that God is not there (so much for His omnipresence). Sweet aptly and boldly writes, "If you think about it, isn't it the height of theological arrogance the notion that you and I take Jesus to anyone? You mean Jesus never arrived on the scene until you got there? You mean Jesus wasn't present until I showed up?
Read more ›
Comment 16 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Most Recent Customer Reviews

Pages with Related Products. See and discover other items: spiritual journal