When two years had passed, Felix was succeeded by Porcius Festus, but because Felix wanted to grant a favor to the Jews, he left Paul in prison.
Felix kept Paul in prison, his case undecided so he could continue to hear Paul speak to him of Jesus and the Way. This is an unusual mission field – Felix, his wife, Paul’s jailers, but also,this is the birthplace of most of the epistles, the letters to the churches. found in the New Testament. If you feel that you are confined, and have no ministry opportunities, look around, you may have a greater impact than you realize.