Paul in Corinth
During his second missionary journey, Paul stayed in Corinth for a year and a half. He shared his life and message with the locals and founded a church.
Why is this topic important:
During his second missionary journey, Paul stayed in Corinth for a year and a half. He shared his life and message with the locals and founded a church. As we read in his letters, Paul had real love and concern for that church and deliberately made time for a second pastoral visit to them. Visiting the site today can offer us a deeper understanding of the historical context of the Epistles to the Corinthians.
What we are going to do:
Furthermore, to reflect on the challenges of teaching and sharing the gospel in a large urban center which has a pleasure-seeking culture.
Sofia was born in Athens and was raised in Corfu. She’s a member of the First Evangelical Church since 2011.
She studied History & Archaeology (BA) and Museum Studies (MA). She is a part-time student at the Greek Bible College, and a PhD Candidate at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her research field is Paul’s Second Missionary Journey, in the context of Greek & Roman archaeology, contemporary tourism and pilgrimage.
She has worked as an archaeologist in surface surveys and excavations in Greece and abroad, and as a museum curator in exhibitions, educational programs, and in scientific data documentation. Since 2015, she’s a licensed tour guide. Currently, she is working in museum projects and she’s leading tours all over Greece.