What does it mean to be a missionary church? This article considers Acts 11:19-21 in context. From these verses the author draws several important lessons regarding what it might mean for a church to be a missionary church.
This article addresses the nature of Jewish Christianity and the legitimacy of the Gentile mission. This essay makes use of the Cornelius narrative in Acts 10:1-Acts 11:18 and the reference to it in Acts 15:7-9 to reflect on the development of the early church's self-understanding and identity.