Jesus’ first words are “repent” (turn around and go a new way) and “follow me.” He promises transformation for those who follow him – taking the daily, dirty work of their lives and using their gifts to “catch” others in relationship with him. And they go – without hesitation. What happens when we live by Jesus’ bold words?
Pastor Mary’s message is based on Matthew 4: 12-23 and Psalm 27. To read it, click here. “Follow” reminds us that in a world of social media with Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram, following is the new thing to do. But following Jesus is more than this superficial connecting that we hide behind. To follow Jesus is a lifelong journey.