5 marks of an apostle

In recent years there have been attempts to recover the term ‘apostolic’ in contemporary church life. As always it’s essential to root yourself in the Biblical texts. Some time ago I heard Andrew Wilson give a talk on apostleship using 1 Corinthians 4:1-21. 5 markers of apostleship Apostles are judged by God (1-5)  Apostles embody humility (6-7) Apostles live cross-shaped lives (8-13) Apostles father churches through the gospel (14-16) A comment on this one: fatherhood in Paul’s thinking is the one who preached the gospel and saw them saved. There’s no such…

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