The city of Philippi, which lay in extreme western Turkey about 50 miles east of the Mediterranean Sea, had originally been named "Krenides", meaning "wells" or "springs". |
Renamed for Prince Philip II, the father of the Greek leader Alexander the Great, this city saw the first women's prayer group in action.
According to Acts 16:9-16 in the King James Version, a businesswoman of this area was likely the first European convert to Christianity and was responsible for organizing this women's prayer group.
Who was she?
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