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Your Setting Shapes Your Story



As we kick off a series through 1 Thessalonians, Ben Stuart introduces us to the context in which the letter was written and shows us how Paul’s words to the church in Thessalonica can still encourage us today.


"If you want to judge how well a person understands Christianity. Find out what he makes of the thought of being God's child, of having God as his father."

J.I. Packer

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Scripture References

  • Acts 17:1-9
  • 1 Thessalonians 1:1-3
Ben Stuart Ben Stuart is the pastor of Passion City Church D.C. Prior to joining Passion City Church, Ben served as the executive director of Breakaway Ministries on the campus of Texas A&M. He also earned a master’s degree in historical theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Donna, live to inspire and equip people to walk with God for a lifetime.