Author Archives: jwfisch

The voice of Christ for today and tomorrow

In the only recognized authority on the Jesus Movement, the book, God’s Forever Family, by Larry Eskridge, a great deal of time is spent on a Bible study in the home of Ted and Liz Wise, in Sausalito, California, as … Continue reading

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We are the Family of God

One aspect of the Jesus Movement that is missing from younger generations today is the realization of the importance of community. In many ways, social media has tried to make up for the loss of community, but it hasn’t done … Continue reading

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‘Everyone, Everywhere’

“Leadership rose from among the new believers.” – Number 9 of 14 Characteristics of the Jesus Movement Marti Fischer, my wife, has the spiritual gifts of a leader. To some that is somewhat of an issue in that they believe … Continue reading

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The experience of salvation

‭ I am over talking about the Jesus Movement strictly in the past tense, as if Jesus stopped moving. Of course He didn’t. Never has. The Jesus Movement is wherever Jesus is moving, and one place that is happening is … Continue reading

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An adventure of a Lifetime

We are providing over the next few weeks a new way of looking at a time and a generation that laid the foundation for today’s Christianity. As the leader of this Catch community, I am suggesting an adventure of a … Continue reading

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Try to catch the wind

There are two characteristics of the Jesus Movement that set it apart as a legitimate spiritual awakening on the level with other major spiritual movements in the history of western civilization like the Great Awakening and the Reformation. 1) There … Continue reading

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Jesus brings us all together

Jesus is the source of unity among believers. He was that fifty years ago in the Jesus Movement and He is that today as the next generations peers into a new frontier. When divisions and denominations exist in the church, … Continue reading

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Fifty years ago today

I am gradually learning to listen to my 22-year-old son. I am learning to respect his insights instead of thinking that I am the one who needs to bring him around all the time. It’s a big stretch for me. … Continue reading

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Less of everything else

We need more of Jesus and less of everything else.  By “everything else” I mean just about everything one could think of in relation to Christianity or religion that has little or nothing to do with Jesus, or that takes … Continue reading

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Jesus is still moving

We need more of Jesus and less of everything else. The Jesus Movement happened because it was all about Jesus. It would not have happened any other way. Jesus united Christians everywhere, and labels fell away. It didn’t matter your … Continue reading

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