Paul’s relationship with the church in Ephesus displays what a gospel-saturated church looks like. Built on truth, authenticity and lasting friendships, the church can be a positive influence in any culture.
We often look back on ancient history or read something about the religious practices of old tribes. We see child sacrifice and are appalled at how that is. We think it is ridiculous that people pray to small wooden statues or travel to a temple in a far off land to offer sacrifices. But do […]
We have all had those times in our lives when we feel discouraged and drained (relationship trouble, unemployed for a season, health issues, death, disease, etc.). Often in those times you feel all alone. You feel that nobody understands and you may feel that God is far from you. You are worn down, discouraged, tired, […]
Acts 17 and Paul’s actions in Athens display how to communicate the gospel to a biblically illiterate culture. So we will examine Paul’s method and his motivation.