“And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near.”

— Hebrews 10:25 (NLT)

11 And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, 12 for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, 13 till we all come to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ;

Ephesians 4:11-13 (NKJV)