THE CHURCHexists to carryon the missionof Jesus, to buildthe kingdom ofGod. How thatlooks has variedin differentplaces and times.
and then James and John to followhim (Mark 1: 16-20). And that is thechurch in its simplest terms: the followers of Jesus Christ.
Jesus came proclaiming the kingdom, or reign, of God, and it was essential that people responded to thatcall for the sake of salvation. Evenmore, though, Jesus chose people toshare in his ministry so that the message could be brought more widely,that is, to everyone. Twelve apostleswere “appointed,” called “to be withhim,” and “sent out to proclaim the
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