The book of Romans is unique in that much of the time that Paul spent in prison and as he made his way toward Rome he wrote letters directed to specific church locations and congregations. Some of those letters were to the congregations in Rome even before Paul eventually arrived.
Joe Dobson pastors the United Church of God congregations in the Kansas City and Topeka, KS and Columbia and St. Joseph, MO areas. Joe and his wife Pat are empty-nesters living in Olathe, KS. They have two sons, two daughters-in-law and four wonderful grandchildren.