Opening Exercise: Read letters/stories from people who have not yet heard the gospel or who have just recently heard.
Discuss the pluses or minus we experience by living in the age of the Holy Spirit as apposed to the time when the Father or Son primarily addressed humanity.
Is the early church a picture of how things should be, or just a picture of how it was? What aspects of the early church should we adopt in today’s church?
Recall the failures and stumbling blocks the early church experienced in bringing gospel expansion to all nations. Where are we failing or stumbling? What paradigms and approaches need adjustment? What frontiers must we target?