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Former Maximum Security Prisoner is Now a Mayor
Thirty-one-year-old Jermaine Wilson grew up in Leavenworth, Kansas selling drugs out of his childhood apartment. He started using drugs at age 11 and ...
The Next Billy Graham Might Be Drunk
Speaking about the power of Christ to redeem sinners and build his church, Russell Moore recently (2015) wrote:
The next Billy Graham might be drunk right ...
Miracle in Ethiopia
God has a way of turning the deepest pain into victory. Because Ethiopian Christians faithfully ministered to a convicted murderer in jail, God brought ...
How the Apostle Paul Suffered in Prison
The Apostle Paul spent roughly one-quarter of his missionary career in prisons. John McRay wrote in Christian History:
Roman imprisonment was preceded ...
The Importance of Paul's Prayers
It's useful to notice the prayers of Paul because what he prays for in the beginning he talks about in the letter.
Maybe you have had this experience ...
Jews Living in Diaspora
Paul, the "Apostle to the Gentiles," had plenty of opportunity to preach to Jews in his travels. There were some four to five million Jews living ...
Timothy, Paul's Trusted Confidant
Despite his youth, Timothy quickly gained Paul's confidence and served as his trusted companion and emissary for 17 years.
Timothy was born in Lystra ...
Luke, Paul's Biographer
"Only Luke is with me." So wrote Paul late in life from a Roman prison, just one evidence of their close relationship.
Early tradition suggests ...
John Mark, First Gospel Writer
Was Mark one of the first people in history to be raised in a Christian home? His mother's home in Jerusalem, where Mark was likely born and raised, ...
Paul Quoting Pagan Poets
Paul read pagan poets. In his writings, he quotes Epimenides of Crete (Titus 1:12), Aratus of Cilicia (Acts 17:28) and Menander, author of the Greek comedy ...