The Summing Junction

  We first meet Saul of Tarsus in Dr. Luke’s historical account The Acts of the Apostles. But they yelled at [Stephen] at the tops of their voices, blocked their ears, and made a concerted dash at him. They bundled him out of the city and stoned him. The witnesses laid their cloaks down at…

Pray it Forward

  “I, Paul, am in prison because I am a missionary for Jesus Christ to you who are not Jews.” Ephesian 3:1      1st Century AD. You are in a prison in Ephesus. You long to know how your young children are doing, your young children in the faith. You have been called to…

So God Gave Them Up

As you begin reading Paul’s letter to the house churches in Rome you clearly see Paul’s heart for the church and for the Kingdom of God now in place in this most cosmopolitan of cities:  “This letter comes to all in Rome who love God, all who are called to be his holy people. Grace and…