Equipping Your Reimagine Journey
Recently I’ve been reflecting on the stunning passage of Scripture where Jesus tells some fishermen in Galilee, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men” (Matthew 4:19). Captivated by this teacher and miracle-worker—later revealed as the Son of God—these men “immediately left their nets and followed Him.”
Think of how radical their response was. Without protesting or asking questions, they each left their livelihood in order to pursue an uncertain future as a follower of Jesus.
You see, right from the beginning, the Christian life was meant to be a GREAT ADVENTURE. But let’s be honest: Many of us who follow Jesus today have settled for a humdrum, risk-free brand of discipleship. Instead of being a great adventure, our lives could be described as a GREAT YAWN.
You’ve probably heard the principle: No risk, no reward. And often the greater the risk, the greater the potential reward.
Yet when was the last time you took a true step of faith in following Christ—some kind of action that would really cost you something if you got it wrong?
Well...a series of events, some expected and some not, have come together recently to propel me once again toward a more adventurous Christian life:
Right now I’m scheduled to be back in my office at Inspiration Ministries on June 19, but that’s about all I know at the moment.
When I tell people about this season of new adventures in my life, they nearly all respond, “Wow, Jim. That’s really exciting!”
Yes, it IS really exciting. But it’s also a bit scary! It’s like jumping out of an airplane and hoping your parachute will work.
I’m looking for people to join me in the GREAT ADVENTURE. Of course, I would value your prayers, and I would love to have you click this link to make a special donation to Crosslink Ministries: http://smplfy.cm/2pJozpo
But even more than that, I invite you to join me in the fantastic adventure of drawing near to God and listening for His instructions for your life. Rediscover what it means to trust the Lord and let go of the things of this world.
Genuine faith is exhilarating…FUN! But it’s surely no fun being in a rut and sleepwalking through life.
The Bible says God has an open door for you, and He’s beckoning you to enter in: “Come up here, and I will show you things which must take place after this” (Revelation 4:1-2). Will you heed the call?