"The goal of our mission is not that everyone has an opportunity to hear the gospel. That’s only a step towards the actual goal of making disciples of all nations." —CC
“The measure of our compassion lies not in our service to others but in our willingness to see ourselves connected to them.” —Gregory Boyle
"Undoing Babel would imply eliminating linguistic difference and giving everyone a single language to speak. In fact, the gospel does something quite different—uniting people in one community whilst retaining their different ethnic, social and cultural differences." —Ian Paul
Theologian Gustavo Gutierrez challenges us: “So you say you love the poor. Name them.” A name is a good place to start, a meal is better, and life together is even better than that. Real love requires knowing, listening, understanding. It cannot be foisted on people from a distance. —Jennifer...
"Mission flows from fullness, not emptiness. We seek not so much to draw in as to give out. We don’t ‘gain converts’, we offer Christ." —Glen Scrivener
“There is not something called Christianity and then missionaries who spread it. Christianity is in its very essence a mission to the world. If it is not reaching, teaching, baptizing, and multiplying disciples it is not Christianity." —Michael Horton
“When a European has been living for two or three years among strangers, he is sure to be fully convinced that he knows all about them; when he has been ten years or so amongst them, if he is an observant man, he finds that he knows very little about them, and so begins to learn”. (R. H....
“Church planting is actually strategic warfare and is similar to attempting to establish a beachhead in enemy territory." —Fred Herron
“Prioritize people and process over product and progress.”—Pete Unseth
"Church planting in any situation must make a high priority of the goal of reproduction—the multiplication of local churches throughout the land." —Samuel D. Faircloth