Which celebrities do you follow? How do you follow them?
Which sports teams do you follow? How do you follow them?
Which reality TV shows do you follow? How do you follow them?
Which politicians do you follow? How do you follow them?
What do you think it means to follow Jesus?
Read Mark 1:16-20. How would you summarize these verses in one sentence?
What do you think Jesus meant when He promised to make these men into "fishers of men?"
What would it look like today for someone to be a "fisher of men?"
Read these verses again and make a list of all the things that were left behind when Jesus called the fishermen. What would be the modern day equivalents of each item on the list?
What types of things do you think Jesus expects people to leave behind if they are to follow Him?
If Jesus were to offer the same call to you, what would you have to leave behind in order to follow Him?
What action steps would you have to take in order to leave this thing behind? Are you willing to take these steps? Why or why not?
Does Jesus expect his followers to be fishers of men today?
If you were to be a fisher of men, what would you do differently than normal?
Who are 3-5 people you know that need to know Jesus? What can you do to draw them closer to you?
Having studied this short passage, what specific actions will you take this week to be a more effective follower of Jesus?