As we saw from Matthew chapter 10, Jesus chose to train and invest His life in twelve disciples. From tax collectors to fishermen, these twelve were not the ideal people to become the leaders of the church. What did Jesus see in these guys? Was it their talents, intelligence, or that they knew the right people? Did He see their ability to teach, fight, or handle money as the basis for choosing them? No. Jesus seemed to be looking for availability, rather than ability. He called each of them to follow Him, and they did.
There are many who are too busy to follow Jesus, or they are indifferent to following Him. What about you? Are you believing that God will only use you if you do something great first? Are you believing that you need to learn how to be more eloquent in your speaking, or you need to be a better person before He can use you? Even today, Jesus is still looking for those who are available. He is looking for students like you who are willing to give their time, resources, and talents to Him. He’s looking for students who will make themselves available to learn and grow, and to go help others to do likewise. We want to help you learn what it means to follow Jesus in everyday life. If you’ve not yet joined us this semester, contact us and let us know that you want to follow Jesus, and we will help you with the next steps!