Who Was Barnabas?
In Acts 11:26 we read of a great milestone in the history of the church. "The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch." Barnabas was the man working to bring this about!
- His name meant son of encouragement.
- He went on to write the Gospel of Mark.
- He encouraged faith and commitment to God.
- He practiced what he preached.
- He had patience.
- He was content to work behind the scenes.