Jesus told His disciples that anyone who wished to follow Him would have to take up his own cross. Many of the early believers did just that, willingly following in their rabbi's footsteps even when it meant certain death. Count their cost as you follow the stories of some of these ancient brothers and sisters.

1 Why Christians Suffer - The Weight of Gethsemane
2 Run! The Passion of Elijah
3 Learning to Walk Like Jesus - Paul's Journey to Rome
4 An Unlikely Disciple
5 Don't Forget Us