Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. Matthew 28:19–20 (NIV) Jesus spoke these words just before His ascension to describe the church’s primary mission. Mark’s gospel is…

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For a great and effective door has opened to me, and there are many adversaries. 1 Corinthians 16:9 (NKJV) For some time now, I have been periodically coming back to this verse. I keep asking myself this question: “Does Paul see this as an opportunity in spite of many adversaries or does he believe that…

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