Sermon No: 858-The prototype Christian church (Missionary church)
SERMON TOPIC: The prototype Christian church (Missionary church)
Speaker: Gavin Paynter
Date: 17 June 2012
Topic Groups: MISSIONS, EVANGELISM, THE CHURCH
Followers of Jesus were known by some as the “Nazarene sect” (Acts 24:5).
At the time of Stephen’s martyrdom, Christianity was referred to as “the Way” (Acts 9:1-2)
But the disciples were first called Christians at Antioch.
As Antioch was the very church from where we derive the name “Christian”, by which we are still called today, and also THE FIRST MISSIONARY CHURCH, let’s have a close look at this church as a prototype Christian church.