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.

Bible Characters