What is a fisherman? Most people would describe him as a committed person who pursues his sport with dedication and zeal. For some it’s competition, for others it’s relaxation, many use it as a sport to bring together family and friends, and for sure, it is a wonderful way to appreciate God’s great outdoors.
It is hard to call yourself a fisherman if you are not fishing. In a similar sense, it is hard to call yourself a disciple if you are not fishing for men. When Jesus said, “Follow me and I will make you fishers of men,” to a group of common fisherman, He ignited a passion for evangelism that still burns in the hearts and minds of His disciples today.