Fisherman and Jesus Make Good Company

Matthew 4:19 Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” 

Our family is a fishing family.  I think we have stinkbait in our blood.  Or blood in our stinkbait; I’m not sure which.  We just love to fish.  My grandfather and father passed on the fishing gene to me.  Although I don’t get out as much as I’d like, I enjoy it tremendously when I do.

There’s a misconception by many that fishing is a passive activity.  Anyone who has fished seriously knows this is false.  If you picture fishing as sitting for hours on end and waiting for the fish to “bite”, you’re probably not a fisherman (or at least one that catches anything.)

Fishing is an active sport. Continue reading