"Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will send you out to fish for people" Mark 1:17 According the the gospel of Mark, this is the first thing Jesus said to his disciples. We see in Mark that he first called Andrew and his brother Simon (we know as Peter), and just a few verses later he sees James and his brother John. These men were fishermen. They made a living by selling the fish they would catch in their nets. Jesus at multiple times during his ministry interacts with the disciples professional expertise. Luke 5, Jesus teaches the crowds from one of their boats. Afterwards, He instructs them to cast off to deeper water and re-cast the nets. After explaining that they had not caught a
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