When St. Paul had to play the managerial role of a judge

So St. Paul had already been away from the community he had founded in Corinth.  Yet, despite having left leaders in that community, he still kept an eye in the spiritual performance of the people he had come to love as a father loves his children.  He received news from them and he began to … More When St. Paul had to play the managerial role of a judge

Clarity of expectations and Jesus’ mentoring style

“Come and see” (John 1:39) was the invitation Jesus had made to John and Andrew.  That was the beginning of their gradual commitment into discipleship.  Each of the 12 apostles would be carefully chosen to be with him to be sent into a mission.  Jesus carefully mentored each of them.  He modeled the type of leader … More Clarity of expectations and Jesus’ mentoring style

The power of one and the possibility of exponential multiplication

The first message of Peter to a crowd right after Pentecost brought about the conversion and baptism of 3,000. (Acts 2:41)  This big catch is presented not as a sign of his human eloquence but as a sign of his renewed spirit and conviction, fruit of the Holy Spirit in his life.  At times, followers … More The power of one and the possibility of exponential multiplication

Market segmentation in Paul’s strategy to announce the Gospel

Jesus had commanded them to go and announce his Divine Message to all the world, to every creature.  Paul took this commandment to heart.  He had grown up as a devout Jew.  His family had been wealthy and had not spared resources in the education of the young man.  He was originally from Tarsus, capital … More Market segmentation in Paul’s strategy to announce the Gospel