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

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

St. Paul micromanaging the primitive communities?

He had been traveling all around the most important cities of the Roman Empire planting christian communities.  He had been, as a custom, spending some time at a specific city.  We would stay for months.  He would preach, he would gather new disciples.  Most importantly, he would leave leaders in his place (Titus 1:5).  Yet, … More St. Paul micromanaging the primitive communities?