How did Paul go from being a persecutor of the church to an apostle of God who preached the gospel? How did Jews and Gentiles in Rome become the saints of God who belong to Jesus Christ? How did we get here, in this state of grace, believing in Christ, connected as a congregation, and testifying to God’s mercy in the world? Romans reminds us that we are called. God has called us to himself, to each other, and to follow his Son. The question now is, where are we going?