Companion Resources & Downloads

Followership Guide coverHere you can find resource links and downloads to complement your use of Embracing Followership: A Discussion Guide for Teams & Small Groups, the 12-session study guide that supplements Embracing Followership: How to Thrive in a Leader-Centric Culture.

The following category links take you to blog posts on this site that are recommended reading for each study:

Study 1:
Study 5:
Study 9:
Study 2:
Study 6:
Study 10:
Study 3:
Study 7:
Body/Group Life
Study 11:
Study 4:
Study 8:
Study 12:

Below are free downloadable materials, some of which are presented at the end of the discussion guide and others which have been newly developed to supplement and further the content of various studies (and/or chapters from the original Embracing Followership book). Follow this blog (see button in sidebar) for notification about new additions!

dloadFollowership Self-Evaluation (accompanies Study 1 & Chapters 2-10; printable download; intro post)

dloadLeader-Follower Lists (accompanies Study 2 & Chapters 1-6 & 23; printable download; intro post)

dloadCulture Combination Considerations (accompanies Study 3 & Chapters 5, 10, 15, & 17; printable download; intro post)

dload“If someone gave you…” Activity (accompanies Study 4 & Chapters 5, 7, 11, & 12; printable download; explanatory blog post & sample/demo PowerPoint slide)

dloadRed Zone Worksheet (accompanies Study 5 & Chapter 13; printable download)

dloadEnneagram Profile Worksheet (accompanies Study 6 & Chapter 11; printable download; intro post)

dloadBody Life Activity (accompanies Study 7 & Chapters 6 & 12; printable download)

dloadFree Sample Study (Study 8: “Honor Thy Colaborer”), with Facilitator’s Notes (printable download)

dloadLeadership Self-Evaluation (Study 9 & Chapters 24-27; printable download; intro post)

dloadAchieving Satisfying Group Communication (accompanies Study 10 & Chapters 9, 10, & 15; printable download; intro post)

dloadSurfacing Team Expectations (accompanies Study 11 & Chapters 9 & 16; printable download; intro post)

dloadLeader’s Evaluation of Followership (accompanies Study 12 & Chapters 2-10; printable download; intro post)

Observation-Interpretation-Application Bible Study Materials (for use with each study):

Additional resources on followership—including videos and book recommendations—can be found on the general Resources page of this website.


The tools included in the Logos Bible software were foundational to the development of this Bible study/discussion guide. You can get the basic version of this software for free at:

Other Bible studies written by the author, Allen Hamlin Jr, are available for free download:

The Trinity (5 studies; print size: LTR / A4)

The Five Circles & the Nature of Humanity (5 studies; looking at our spirit, mind, will, emotions, and body as the parts of who God has created us to be; print size: LTR / A4)

Allen blogged a 2-year journey of reflecting on the Psalms. You can find a reading plan and more at

A few sermons are also available for download (along with some of Allen’s creative writings) at Allen’s original blog site:

Allen has also been a contributing blogger at (see e.g. 1 2 3 4 5 6), and has been co-hosting a ‘talk show’ on questions of the Christian faith: Questions in the Vicarage Garden.

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