“This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all men to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.” 1 Timothy 2:3-4
“The Bible is not the basis of missions; missions is the basis of the Bible.” ~ Ralph Winter ~ Ralph winter was the founder of the u.s. center for world missions.
“Sing praises to the LORD, enthroned in Zion; proclaim among the nations what he has done.” ~ Psalm 9:11 ~
“People who do not know the Lord ask why in the world we waste our lives as missionaries. They forget that they too are expending their lives… and when the bubble has burst, they will have nothing of eternal significance to show for the years they have wasted.” ~ Nate Saint ~ Nate Saint was… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“Christ’s ministry of reconciliation has now been given to us, as 2 Corinthians 5:18-21 tells us. God has entrusted us with this work, so that we are ambassadors as Christ was, seeking the lost, restoring men and women to God.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Come, Let’s Reach the World ~
“God, I pray Thee, light these idle sticks of my life and may I burn for Thee. Consume my life, my God, for it is Thine. I seek not a long life, but a full one, like You, Lord Jesus.” ~ Jim Elliot ~ Jim elliot was a missionary in ecuador who was martyered with… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“We Christians are debtors to all men at all times in all places, but we are so smug to the lostness of men. We’ve been ‘living in Laodicea,’ lax, loose, lustful, and lazy. Why is there this criminal indifference to the lostness of men? Our condemnation is that we know how to live better than… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“The only weapon that will ever effectively win the war against disease, hunger, injustice, and poverty in Asia is the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions ~
“The Church exists for nothing else but to draw men into Christ, to make them little Christs. If they are not doing that, all the cathedrals, clergy, missions, sermons, even the Bible itself, are simply a waste of time. God became Man for no other purpose.” ~ C.S. Lewis ~
“Satan is delighted for us to be satisfied with having given of our time, contributed significant expense and helping a lot of people without introducing them to the One who can give eternal hope.” ~ Jerry Rankin ~ jerry rankin was the former international mission board president.
“More than 2 billion people are still unreached with the Gospel. The unreached or “hidden peoples” have only one missionary working for every 78,000 people, and there are still 1,240 distinct cultural groups in the world without a single church among them to preach the Gospel.” ~ Barrett and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.” ~ C.T. Studd ~ C.t studd was a cricket player and missionary to china, india and africa.
“You can’t take it [money] with you but you can send it on ahead” ~ Oswald J. Smith ~ Oswald j. smith was a pastor and missions advocate.
“Jesus apprenticed His disciples as missionaries, rather than providing them with formal training in a classroom setting. As He eventually sent them out to proclaim the Gospel by themselves, we see that they learned from their own successes and failures. They learned to extend the kingdom of God through miracles and anointed proclamation (Mark 9:… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“While women weep, as they do now, I’ll fight; while children go hungry, as they do now, I’ll fight; while men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I’ll fight; while there is a drunkard left, while there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, while there remains… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“It is one of the great tragedies of church history – the divorce between the church and her mission. Today few churches even know that the divorce occurred, making it even more painful. The separation has persisted so long that it seems normal.” ~ Tom Julien ~
“Lack of world vision in any Christian produces a ‘pea-sized Christianity.’” ~ David Bryant ~
“If the Great Commission is true, our plans are not too big; they are too small.” ~ Pat Morley ~
“God did not shower such great blessing on this nation for the Christians to live in extravagance, in self-indulgence, and in spiritual weakness.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions ~
“A congregation that is not deeply and earnestly involved in the worldwide proclamation of the gospel does not understand the nature of salvation.” ~Ted Engstrom ~ ted engstrom was the former head of youth for christ international and world vision international
“I love to live on the brink of eternity.” ~ David Brainerd ~ David was a missionary to the native americans.
“The Christian is not obedient unless he is doing all in his power to send the gospel to the heathen world.” ~ A.B. Simpson ~ A.B. Simpson was the founder of christian missionary alliance.
“If it be the duty of all men to believe the Gospel… then it be the duty of those who are entrusted with the Gospel to endeavor to make it known among all nations.” ~ William Carey ~ william carey was a missionary to india who translated the bible into several indian languages.
“If Western Christian leaders will return to New Testament principles for assisting indigenous missionary movements overseas, it is likely we could see world evangelization completed in our generation.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions ~
“The worldwide proclamation of the Gospel awaits accomplishment by a generation which shall have the obedience, courage, and determination to attempt the task.” ~ John R. Mott ~ john mott was a leader of the ymca.
“God has huge plans for the world today! He is not content to merely establish a handful of struggling churches among each tongue, tribe and nation. Even now He is preparing and empowering His Church to carry the seeds of revival to the uttermost ends of the earth.” ~ David Smithers ~
“God is reaching the lost not through programs but through individuals whose lives are so committed to Him that He uses them as vessels to anoint a lost world.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions ~
“All of history is moving toward one great goal, the white-hot worship of God and His Son among all the peoples of the earth.” ~ John Piper ~
“Nothing pleases Christ more than for us to share with Him His burden for the world and its people. Nothing so weds us to the heart of Christ as our tears shed as we intercede for lost ones with Him. Then truly we become people after God’s own heart. Then we begin to know what… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“Is it possible to get close to the Master’s heart without getting close to the Master’s mission?” ~ Larry Moyer ~
“Most of all, Jesus showed them that they needed to abide in Him, in the same way that He dwelt in God the Father (see John 14:10-12; 15: 1, 9-10). Missionary service is based on intimate resting in God. Only as we rely on God to do the work is the task accomplished – for… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“Look at the nations and be amazed! Watch and be astounded at what I will do! For I am doing something in your own day, something you wouldn’t believe even if someone told you about it.” ~ Habakkuk 1:5 ~
“We can reach our world, if we will. The greatest lack today is not people or funds. The greatest need is prayer.” ~ Wesley Deuwel ~ wesley deuwel is the former president of oms international.
“I cannot tell you what joy it gave me to bring the first soul to the Lord Jesus Christ. I have tasted almost all the pleasures that this world can give. I do not suppose there is one that I have not experienced, but I can tell you that those pleasures were as nothing compared… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“96% of Christian broadcasting (radio/TV) benefits Christian nations (World C), while 0.1% benefits unevangelized nations (World A).” ~ Barrett and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“A declining interest in missions is the sure sign that a church and people have left their first love.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions ~
“The bedrock of missions is not the value of man, it is the spread of God’s glory. the biblical commitment to evangelism and missions is rooted in God’s passionate concern to make His name known.” ~ Steve Fernandez ~
“Of the more than 135,000 North American missionaries now actively commissioned, fewer than 10,000 are working among totally unreached peoples.” ~ Barrett and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“A tiny group of believers who have the gospel keep mumbling it over and over to themselves. Meanwhile, millions who have never heard it once fall into the flames of eternal hell without ever hearing the salvation story.” ~ K.P. Yohannan ~
“We are never closer to God than when we share His heart for the unevangelized.” ~ Patrick Johnstone ~ patrick johnstone was a missionary in africa, asia and the pacifics.
“Surely there can be no greater joy than that of saving souls.” ~ Lottie Moon ~ lottie moon was a baptist missionary to china.
“The average North American Christian gives only 50 cents a week to global missions.” ~ Barrett and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“Few of the unreached people groups in our modern world are reachable by cross-cultural missionaries from the West. Even though reaching them requires some cross-cultural work, this is best done by those from nearby cultures.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Come, Let’s Reach the World”
“Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin, and desire nothing but God, and I care not a straw whether they be clergymen or laymen; such alone will shake the gates of hell and set up the kingdom of heaven on earth.” ~ John Wesley ~ John Wesley was the founder of the… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“818 unevangelized ethnolinguistic peoples have never been targeted by by any Christian agencies ever.” ~ Barrett and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“A missionary working on the borders of Tibet wrote these impressive words: ‘The eyes of Christians should turn as instinctively toward the lands closed to the Gospel in this missionary age as do the eyes of a conquering army toward the few remaining outposts of the enemy which withstand the victors and hinder complete victory,… Continue reading Quote of the Day
“When we allow a mission activity to focus only on the physical needs of man without the correct spiritual balance, we are participating in a program that ultimately will fail.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions
“Where passion for God is weak, zeal for missions will be weak.” ~ John Piper ~
“Why should anyone hear the Gospel twice before everyone has heard it once?” ~ Oswald Smith ~
“Of the 55 least evangelized countries, 97% of their population lives in the 10/40 Window.” ~ AD 2000 and Beyond