had a powerful ministry explaining the kingdom of God
predicted His own death and resurrection did’t preach it
trained his disciples and commanded them
Go ye therefore and teach the gospel of the kingdom
to all the world
Trade connected worlds apart
Did Thomas really set sail or did he take an overland route?
Was he killed by the soldiers or Brahmin priests
or a wayward peacock arrow?
Paul’s letters from prison taught more of the kingdom
and how to deal with the church
before Nero took off his head
Peter’s request to Nero “crucify me upside down”
Philip cruelly put to death
James stoned and clubbed to death
Simon refused to worship another god which always led to death
Jude (or Thaddeus) martyred
Another James was he killed too?
Bartholomew had various accounts of how he met his death
We all know Judas killed himself
John the most beloved died of his old age