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 n.— «JT: In the mission statement there’s also a coined word “followship.” What does it mean?…What we want to do is teach people how to recognize spiritual leadership and how to make a commitment to follow visionary spiritual leadership. A lot of people have never been taught how to follow God. How to follow spiritual leadership. So when the vision is cast they don’t catch the vision because they don’t know how to do that. We want to teach people how to recognize visionary leadership. Godly leadership and make a commitment to follow.» —“Bishop’s new initiative calls out to a young audience” by Phyllis Sides Journal Times (Racine, Wisc.) May 21, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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