In the Spring of the year in Rome the apostle Paul is acquitted of the charges against him and is set free. He sails from Rome to the island of Crete in order to meet with Titus (Titus 1:5). He then leaves Titus in Crete and sails to Nicopolis (Titus 1;5, 3:12). From Nicopolis he writes the New Testament books of 1Timothy and Titus.
63 A.D. to 67 A.D.
Paul continues his mission of spreading the gospel by traveling to Spain. In the winter of 57 A.D. He writes to the church at Rome regarding his planned travel to this western part of the empire.
There is also evidence, though not conclusive, that Paul also preached the gospel in Britain (Britannia).
Paul is back in a prison in Rome. While prisoner he writes the book of 2Timothy, which will be his last.
Paul is beheading, under Roman Emperor Nero, around May or June. His death occurs just before Nero's suicide on June 9, 68 A.D. in Greece. He is about 66 years old.
Nero is the first emperor of the Roman Empire to actively persecute and kill Christians. Rome will carry out at least TEN major efforts to exterminate Christians and expunge Christianity from the empire. The persecutions first start under Nero in 67 A.D. and continue until 313.
Paul's impact on Christianity will be ENORMOUS. During his ministry he wrote FOURTEEN books of the Bible and carried out no less than five missionary journeys. He paid a price, however, for his strong devotion to God and the truth by spending a total of FIVE of his ministry years in prison. He remained faithful to the very end of his life.