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Preaching and Prison in Philippi
Acts 16. 11-24

A friend of mine, a few years after being ordained, was sent to work in an inner suburb where, for a long time, vice had reigned unchecked. The police knew what was going on but were following a policy of containment rather than confrontation: as long as it didn’t spread, they could keep an eye on it without interfering. Drugs, sex and stolen goods of all sorts were readily available; petty and not-so-petty crime flourished. And my friend, perhaps with cheerful naivety and perhaps with a strong sense of God’s call, began to preach the gospel in a way that that particular church hadn’t experienced for many years...

Taken from Acts for Everyone Part 2 by Tom Wright

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