""So he reasoned in the synagogue with both Jews and God-fearing Greeks, as well as in the marketplace (AGORA in Greek) day by day with those who happened to be there" (Acts 17:17, NIV).
"Agora" in the Greco-Roman world was a central place in the city where people gathered to do businesses, discuss political matters, and enjoy the cultural life of the city. The Apostle Paul intentionally went to Agora to meet people there and lead people to Jesus Christ.
Jesus says in Matthew 5:14, "You are the Light of the world." As Christians, we have an (1) identity of light and (2) a calling to shine, as Jesus says in verse 16, "Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven" (NIV).
AGORA Living Light's vision is to transform the Agora by helping Christians to live out the identify of light in their calling-places.
AGORA Living Light is a resource ministry of uVillage church.
Paul is the director of AGORA Living Light. Paul's passion is to help Christians live out their identify of light in all areas of their calling-places. Paul is a Marketplace Pastor at uVillage church. and also works as an accountant in a social housing sector in Vancouver, BC.
Paul received a B.A from the University of Washington in Seattle, MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and ThM from Regent College. Paul is also in the final stage of completing his CPA designation in Canada.