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Lessons from a Follower :: The Costly Choice

We’ve come to the end of the book of John where Jesus reinstates Peter. Previously, Peter denied Christ three times. In a similar fashion, Jesus asks Peter three times if Peter loves Jesus. After reminding Peter of who he is and what he is called to, Jesus shares that the journey forward will be costly.

For six weeks we are focusing our attention together on what it looks like to be a follower of Jesus Christ.  Being a “follower” of anything or anyone isn’t really esteemed in our culture.  We value leaders.

And yet, there is a major difference between being a fan of Jesus, and being a committed follower of Jesus.The goal of this series is together to grow as more devoted followers of Jesus, by looking to the example of one of Jesus’ first followers, A man first known as Simon, but given the name Pete