When Paul & companions travel to Philippi, they run into a remarkable woman named Lydia, a “worshipper of God and dealer in purple cloth.” She invites them to stay in her home. More remarkably, after they are targeted, arrested, beaten, imprisoned, & let out of jail, she welcomes them back!
Peter attracts a lot of attention for raising Dorcas from the dead, but who is Dorcas, and why is she important for understanding our call as apostles of God?
When this thing we call church gets started, it is referred to as “The Way”. We’ll study a couple of early chapters of Acts to see what the Spirit, the main character of Acts, moves the women & men milling around Jerusalem in the wake of Jesus’ assassination to do and to be.