May 7, 2017

Church: Keeping Faith with the Goodness of the World  

The Christian churches of the day were little communities made up of women without husbands, slaves without masters, and foreigners living in someone else's country. They were viewed with suspicion and hostility by many of those around them – all except the Christians whose churches dotted the urban Mediterranean world. Fact is, the Christian Church was initially established because of the fact of the twin facts of migration and homelessness that were ever-present realities in the first century world