Why do churches neglect gathering as a church to pray? See how the early church devoted themselves to corporate prayer as they recognised their utter dependence on God.
Between Christ’s resurrection and ascension to heaven, He gives His disciples a clear mandate to carry the Good News to the ends of the earth. This is the means by which God’s Kingdom is established.
The church in Antioch is in many ways a model church — even as the hand of the Lord was upon the people there it serves as an example for churches today if we are to please the Lord of the church — it was well founded on Christ, it was well grounded in Christ, and it was well balanced like Christ.