Additions to the Church
Church Growth
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FacadeThe front, or “face,” that a building presents to the viewer (see Kleinbauer.1992, Subject Index, s.v.). In early Christian contexts monumental facades were initially created in a classicizing vein and were employed primarily on important public buildings, palaces, and churches. Secular institutions,
Key passages
Ac 4:4

But many of those who listened to the message believed, and the number of the men was approximately five thousand.

Ac 14:27

And when they arrived and called the church together, they reported all that God had done with them, and that he had opened a door of faith for the Gentiles.

Ac 21:20

And when they heard this, they began to glorify God. And they said to him, “You see, brother, how many ten thousands there are among the Jews who have believed, and they are all zealous adherents of the law.