As we continue to think about our strategic emphases that will position us to fulfill our mission, Pastor Eric helps us think about what it means to embrace the gospel. In so doing, he walks us through a process by which we can determine where we are in our spiritual maturity and also direct our steps in where we need to go.
18 While walking by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon (who is called Peter) and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. 19 And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”[a] 20 Immediately they left their nets and followed him. 21 And going on from there he saw two other brothers, James the son of Zebedee and John his brother, in the boat with Zebedee their father, mending their nets, and he called them.22 Immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.