“The home church on her knees, fasting and praying, is the great base of spiritual supplies, the sinews of war, and the pledge of victory in this dire and final conflict. Financial resources are not the real sinews of war in this fight. Machinery in itself carries no power to break down heathen...
"If you say, 'I want to be a missionary, but I'm not really interested in the church,' you're saying you have better ideas than God does." —Trip Lee
"I don't believe that Jesus separated the physical, social, economic problems so far from their spiritual lives.” —Billy North
"The Church, wherever it is, is not only Christ's witness to its own people and nation, but also the home base for a mission to the ends of the earth." —Lesslie Newbigin
“If you are ever inclined to pray for a missionary, do it at once, wherever you are. Perhaps he [or she] may be in great peril at that moment.” —Amy Carmichael
“Church planting is actually strategic warfare and is similar to attempting to establish a beachhead in enemy territory." —Fred Herron
While researching materials for a church planting course we are working on, I recently had the privilege of reading Val Yoder’s book, I Will Build My Church. All seventeen chapters of this short read have something worth chewing on. However, I personally found chapters 1, 7, and 12...
"Mission begins with a kind of explosion of joy. The news that the rejected and crucified Jesus is alive is something that cannot possibly be suppressed." —Lesslie Newbigin
If you know much about All-Nations Bible Translation, you will have no doubt heard how All-Nations partners with churches to do translation and church planting. All-Nations stresses its role as a facilitating organization, placing a large responsibility on the sending churches to support their...
"The completion of the Great Commission will include great suffering, but eternity will prove it is worth the price." —David Platt