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Philippi: In the footsteps of Alexander and St. Paul


Philippi, Macedonia, Greece
Philippi, Macedonia, Greece


Archaeological Museum of Philippi.
Archaeological Museum of Philippi.

Philippi would be a doorway to Asia Minor. It would serve three empires. It would be a major player in creating history.



Lydia of Philippisia became St. Paul’s first convert in 49 A.C.E. receiving baptism in the Zygaktis River – a gesture with international ramifications.

Read the rest of this dramatic story…

In Greece, Philippi made history


St. Lydia's baptismal site
St. Lydia’s baptismal site

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