Bible Characters – Early Church Workers
Ananias and Sapphira
Ananias and Sapphira withheld money from their community and paid the ultimate price.
Aristobulus and Narcissus
Aristobulus was the grandson of Herod the Great.
Barnabas vouched for Saul after he became Paul on the road to Damascus, and afterward the two worked together often, spreading Christianity. He had a very high standing in the eyes of the believers.
Epaenetus was Paul's very close friend. He was the first Christian convert in Asia.
Paul referred to Herodion has his kinsman, but that could mean they were just close friends.
Onesimus was Philemon's slave who was converted to Christianity by Paul.
Philemon was a wealthy man who was good friends with Paul.
Priscilla and Aquila
Priscilla and Aquila were faithful early Christians who risked their lives for Paul.
Rufus and his Mother
Rufus and his mother likely served as an adopted family to Paul when he became a Christian.
Silas and Silvanus were the same person. He was a prophet who worked with Paul.
Stephen was a wise prophet, healer, and teacher who was filled with the Holy Spirit, even during his unfair trial. He was the first Christian martyr.
Timothy was one of the early church workers. He accompanied Paul on many of his missionary travels.
Paul and Titus were close friends, so much so that Paul referred to him as his brother.
Urbanus, Stachys, and Apelles
These three likely worked closely with Paul.