He died for them. They lived for Him. No matter what happened" threats, beatings, stoning, exile, or imprisonment" the leaders of the infant Christian church were determined to take the good news of Jesus' life, death, and resurrection to the entire world. That was their mission, their sole purpose in life. In this fresh, unified narrative their stories and letters are arranged in chronological order" Luke's account of the various missionary journeys interspersed with the letters the apostles wrote to the churches. Written in modern language and free from the disjointed interruption of chapter or verse, this is the message of God's love for humanity and the astonishing power of that love to change lives.