Category: Missionary Devotion

Grown Out Of Love

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. Roland Allen The Apostle John was known as the “disciple whom Jesus loved” His Gospel account has been called the Gospel of love. In his first… Continue Reading “Grown Out Of Love”

Bound To Go

Unless I am sure I am doing more at home to send the gospel abroad than I can do abroad, I am bound to go.-A. B. Simpson In Matthew’s rendering of the Great Commission Jesus puts legs on the Great Commandment. Love of God… Continue Reading “Bound To Go”

From The Beginning

World missions was on God’s mind from the beginning. Dave Davidson God seeks a dwelling place among the creation that He has made in His Own image. Although with horror we read about the walk of God and mankind being shattered by sin in… Continue Reading “From The Beginning”

Treasure

Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just carry the humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give. David Livingston There is an… Continue Reading “Treasure”

Example

In Proverbs we read: “He that winneth souls is wise.” If any man, woman, or child by a godly life and example can win one soul to God, his life will not have been a failure. He will have outshone all the mighty men… Continue Reading “Example”

No Substitute For Action

Sympathy is no substitute for action. David Livingstone Felling sorrow and pity for another’s situation is a good starting point but eventually we must take action. Echoing through the pages of scripture is the disappointed yet sympathetic voice of God questioning Adam and Eve… Continue Reading “No Substitute For Action”

sharper

The New Testament apostles did not turn the world upside-down by social work; they turned the world upside-down by proclaiming the Word of God, which is sharper than any two-edged sword. K.P. Yohannan We all like helping people but we dare not conflate missionary… Continue Reading “sharper”

Our Motto

The motto of every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or school-master ought to be “devoted for life”. Adoniram Judson The Call of Christ is not to be taken lightly. His voice echoes with authority throughout the past, in the present and into the future. He… Continue Reading “Our Motto”

He Is No Fool…

He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose Jim Elliot, missionary who lost his life in the late 1950’s trying to reach the Waorani people of Ecuador These words have inspired generations of believers.… Continue Reading “He Is No Fool…”

From The Pews outward

I spent twenty years of my life trying to recruit people out of local churches and into missions structures so that they could be involved in fulfilling God’s global mission. Now I have another idea. Let’s take God’s global mission and put it right… Continue Reading “From The Pews outward”

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