“Votes are still coming in, but initial results show a win for the National League for Democracy (NLD). According to Reuters, the party currently ruling Myanmar–also known as Burma–openly admitted defeat as election results were announced yesterday afternoon.” The National League for Democracy defeated the military junta which had been in power for years. This… Continue reading Myanmar Elections Opens Way for the Gospel
Less than 5% of total missionary activity is focused on those who have never once had a chance to hear about the Good News of the Gospel. ~ Barrett and Johnshon, World Christian Trends ~
“The witness of simple believers relying on the power of God is at the heart of all successful missionary work. As you witness these miracles and hear stories from indigenous missionaries around the world, you cannot help but be struck by how similar their accounts are to the stories in the Gospels and the book… Continue reading Quote of the Day| 11.26.14
“The core of the unreached people of our world live in a rectangular shaped window. Often called the Resistance Belt, the window extends from West Africa to East Asia, from 10 degrees north to 40 degrees north of the equator. This specific region, which has increasingly become known as The 10/40 Window, encompasses the majority… Continue reading Quote of the Day| 11.24.14
Early Life of Don Richardson Don Richardson was born in Canada in 1935. After graduating high school, Don went to Prairie Bible School in Alberta, Canada. There he met his future wife, Carol. Dating, however, was highly discouraged at the Bible School. One thing that caught Don’s eyes concerning Carol, was her commitment to love… Continue reading Don Richardson – Missionary to Indonesia
Early Life Livingstone was born in a small town in Scotland on March 19, 1813. As a child in school, he had a great interest in science, which eventually led him to being a medical doctor. In 1832, Livingstone read a book about the need for medical doctors in China, and from this day on,… Continue reading David Livingstone
“O God! Old and feeble and unworthy as I am, help me to win them.” – Mary Slessor Early Life Mary Slessor was born in Scotland in 1848. Her mother was a Christian. She knew God worked through prayer, so she spent hours praying. Mary’s mother was praying her son, Robert would become a missionary.… Continue reading Mary Slessor
“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 Early Life of C.T. Studd Charles Thomas Studd (C.T. Studd) was born in England on December 6, 1860. In 1877, his father Edward converted to Christianity while attending a Dwight… Continue reading C.T. Studd – Missionary to Africa, China and India
“The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.” – Hudson Taylor Early Life of Hudson Taylor Hudson Taylor was born in Yorkshire, England on May 21, 1832. His father was a chemist and Methodist lay minister. Hudson was dedicated to reaching China with the Good News… Continue reading Hudson Taylor
Eric Liddell is famous for his 1924 Olympic race as depicted in “Chariots of Fire” and his refusal to run on Sunday because of his faith. Yet, much of what made his life significant happened after the movie.
“Then Jesus said to His disciples, ‘If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. For whoever desires to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for My sake will find it.’” ~ Matthew 16:24-25 ~
“There is no gospel without mission, and there is no mission without the gospel.” ~ Alex Deasley~
“Oh, that I had a thousand lives, and a thousand bodies! All of them should be devoted to no other employment but to preach Christ to these degraded, despised, yet beloved mortals.” ~ Robert Moffat ~ Robert moffat was a scottish missionary to south africa and the father-in-law of dr.david livingstone.
“Missions: the Word of God from the heart of God to the heart of man through a consecrated, dedicated, and pure vessel.” ~ Nick Frost ~
“Is social reform, compassionate concern or evangelism to be the driving purpose of missions? Tens of millions of Christians in the United States and Europe cannot reply correctly to this question. Fundraising promotions have merged the three into one, and the average Christian can no longer separate the Gospel of Christ from the various social… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.30.15
“I wasn’t God’s first choice for what I’ve done for China… I don’t know who it was… It must have been a man – a wonderful man… a well-educated man. I don’t know what happened. Perhaps he died. Perhaps he wasn’t willing… and God looked down… and saw Gladys Aylward… And God said – ‘Well,… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.29.15
I have seen, at different times, the smoke of a thousand villages – villages whose people are without Christ, without God, and without hope in the world. ~ Robert Moffat ~ Robert Moffat was a scottish missionary to south africa and father-in-law of Dr. david livingstone.
“I would sooner pluck one single brand from the burning than explain all mysteries.” ~ Charles Spurgeon ~
“Satan has presented us with an alluring array of substitutes for the Great Commission. We need to wait humbly upon God for discernment about the validity of the mission causes that get His tithes and offerings.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions
“Then Jesus came to them and said, ‘All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.28.15
“When James Calvert went out as a missionary to the cannibals of the Fiji Islands, the ship captain tried to turn him back, saying, ‘You will lose your life and the lives of those with you if you go among such savages.’ To that, Calvert replied, ‘We died before we came here.’” ~ David Augsburger,… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.24.15
“I am willing to go anywhere, at anytime, to do anything for Jesus.” ~ Luther Wishard ~ Luther Wishard was the first full-time staff of the YMCA (Young Men’s Christian Association) and a mission mobilizer who inspired students to go overseas as missionaries.
“We can make it possible for millions of brown and yellow feet to move out with the liberating Gospel of Jesus. Thousands of national missionaries will go to the lost if Christians in the West will help.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution In World Missions ~
“Despite Christ’s command to evangelize, 67% of all humans from AD 30 to the present day have never even heard his name.” ~ Barrett and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.” ~ Psalm 46:10 ~
“If you found a cure for cancer, wouldn’t it be inconceivable to hide it from the rest of mankind? How much more inconceivable to keep silent the cure from the eternal wages of death?” ~ Dave Davidson ~
“I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking Him to do his work through me.” ~ Hudson Taylor ~ Hudson Taylor was a missionary to china and founded China inland missions.
“This generation of Christians is responsible for this generation of souls on the earth!” ~ Keith Green ~
“I will place no value on anything I have or may possess, except in relation to the kingdom of Christ. If anything will advance the interests of that kingdom, it shall be given away or kept only as by giving or keeping of it I shall most promote the glory of Him to whom I… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.16.15
“The cutting edge of biblical, New Testament missions is proclamation, conversion and disciple making that leads to the establishment of local churches. Any time this basic task is confused with political or social action, missions lose their integrity and power.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Come, Let’s Reach the World ~
“He told them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field.’” ~ Luke 10:2 ~
“The missionary life and ministry of Hudson Taylor were marked by four imprssive achievements: 1. he did the work of a missionary as defined by the Lord Jesus; 2. he proclaimed the New Testament missionary message; 3. he paved the way for authentic, indigenous churches; 4. he developed and possessed an inner life that reflected… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.13.15
“Only 2.4% of all foreign missonaries go to the unevangelized world.” ~ Barrett and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“As we have a high old time this Christmas may we who know Christ hear the cry of the damned as they hurtle headlong into the Christless night without ever a chance. May we be moved with compassion as our Lord was. May we shed tears of repentance for these we have failed to bring… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.8.15
“Time is short. The world is at the brink of eternity. Right now we have the greatest opportunity to rise up and take the victory of the cross to the last corners of this earth. The Lord Jesus is graciously calling a remnant to the joys of simple obedience. For those who respond, I believe… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.5.15
“91% of all Christian outreach/evangelism does not target unevangelized countries, but countries that are already 95% evangelized.” ~ Barret and Johnson, World Christian Trends ~
“When God changes the heart and spirit, the physical changes also. If you want to meet the needs of the poor in this world, there is no better place to start than by preaching the Gospel. It has done more to lift up the downtrodden, the hungry and the needy than all the social programs… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 6.1.15
“Great Commission Christians don’t care who gets the glory or who is on the front lines. Instead, they are willing to be goers or senders as the Lord leads. If our hearts are in the right place, we will want to be involved in the battle wherever the Commander-in-Chief puts us. We know from Acts… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 5.24.15
“By rediscovering the correct emphasis on New Testament priorities rather than becoming preoccupied with institutions and social services, the church [in China] has actually grown faster and stronger than it did under foreign missionary control.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Come Let’s Reach the World ~
“The Holy Spirit, when we give Him the freedom to work, prompts spontaneous growth and expansion.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution in World Missions ~
“The apostles learned “Missionary Principles and Practices 101” at the feet of Jesus, the master missionary. There is no better place, therefore, to begin forming a New Testament missionary definition than by studying the life of our Lord Jesus Himself. The Lord, who founded the Church and gave us our missionary marching orders, was, in… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 5.13.15
“Thus, for the Western church today, priority number one must no longer be going but rather must be sending. Priority number two, then, should be going as servants to train and assist our brothers and sisters in finishing this final task.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Come, Let’s Reach the World ~
“In Luke 19:10, Jesus clearly stated His primary mission: “For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost.” Jesus knew that the main problem of mankind is sin, and that’s why His primary mission was to die on the cross to deliver us from it” ~ K.P. Yohannan,… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 5.6.15
“The single most important social reform that can be brought to Asia is the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” ~ K.P. Yohannan, Revolution in World Missions ~
“How then does a true missionary start an indigenous church? For anyone in the Two-Thirds World today, it begins with a decision to identify totally with Christ. It means being willing to live with the suffering and poverty of unreached people – unselfishly surrendering comforts, security and privacy in order to reach them. Missionary life… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 4.25.15
“This book is a cry for Christians to act. We have an amazing opportunity set before us. There has been no time in history when so many millions are as open to the Gospel as they are today. But we must see the reformation of much of Western missions. Only such a reformation will… Continue reading Quote of the Day | 4.19.15
A Christian missionary is one sent to a foreign field, another village or city with the purpose of spreading the Gospel. In Romans 10:14-15 Paul writes, “But how can they call on him to save them unless they believe in him? And how can they believe in him if they have never heard about him?… Continue reading What are Christian Missionaries?
“I have but one passion: It is He, it is He alone. The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning souls for Christ.” ― Count Nicolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf Introduction It was a stormy night on… Continue reading Moravian Movement
Amy Carmichael was born in Ireland on December 16, 1867. As a young girl, she would often pray for her brown eyes to turn blue so she could fit in with everyone else.
Carey was born in England in 1761. As a young adult, Carey was a cobbler. During this time, he started studying the Bible. While going through the Bible, he became convinced that the heart of God is to reach the lost.