I want you to know, brothers, that what has happened to me has really served to advance the gospel, so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to all the rest that my imprisonment is for Christ. And most of the brothers, having become confident in the Lord by my imprisonment, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.
Relevant to the World
When Mark Dever spoke to 675 church leaders gathered at the Minneapolis Hilton for the Desiring God Pre-Conference Seminar, he said, “One of the ways to be most relevant to the world is to not be like it. The more we are like them, the fewer questions they have for us. ... Contextualization can make us more a church of our age than a Christian Church.”