Bible Text: Colossians 1:1-2 | Preacher: Dr. George A. Mulford | Series: Colossians: Complete in Christ We are beginning a new series, but there is some background information we need to understand to frame the context of what we will be studying. Tonight, we will look at the author of the book of Colossians and get some history on the area around Colosse. We also need to understand the purpose of the epistle.