“Love is the root of missions; sacrifice is the fruit of missions.” —Roderick Davis, missionary to Kenya
“We talk of the Second Coming; half the world has never heard of the first.” — Oswald J. Smith
“There is nothing in the world or the Church—except the church’s disobedience—to render the evangelization of the world in this generation an impossibility.” —Robert Speer, leader in Student Volunteer Movement
“The opportunities for using our financial resources to spread the gospel and strengthen the church all over the world are greater than they’ve ever been. As God raised up Esther for just such a time as hers, I’m convinced he’s going to raise us up, with all our wealth, to help fulfill the great commission….
“The history of missions is the history of answered prayer.” ― Samuel Zwemer, missionary to Muslims
“The best remedy for a sick church is to put it on a missionary diet.” —David Livingstone, a missionary and pioneer to inland Africa.
“Depend on it. God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply. He is too wise a God to frustrate His purposes for lack of funds, and He can just as easily supply them ahead of time as afterwards, and He much prefers doing so.” ―James Hudson Taylor, missionary to China and founder…
“God is asking us to focus on the principle of love. This is the only force powerful enough to propel us across the bridges of detachment and simplicity. Only love can draw us to reality in our handling of material things, and only love can prevent us from shipwrecking on the rocks of legalism in this…
“The church exists by mission as a fire exists by burning.” ~ Emil Bruner ~ Emil bruner was a swiss theologian.
“Would that God would make hell so real to us that we cannot rest; heaven so real that we must have men there, Christ so real that our supreme motive and aim shall be to make the Man of Sorrows the Man of Joy by the conversion to him of many.” ~ Hudson Taylor ~…