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This five-session small group Bible study, Early Church, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume five of the 16-part That the World May Know series.
In Early Church, filmed on-location at Korazim, Sardis, Pergamon, Ephesus, and Laodicea, Vander Laan uncovers the passion and commitment early believers displayed as they claimed Jesus in the face of fierce consequences and powerful adversaries.
That the World May Know is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers.
The Early Church, Session 1, Everything to Lose, Nothing to Gain
In Session 1, “Everything to Lose, Nothing to Gain,” you will study three lessons Jesus taught his disciples on how to teach the Word amongst evil, pagan population centers and discuss what it means to be a disciple of Jesus today.