“Translation is a powerful process. It can uncover dimensions of a message which have not been recognized in quite the same way in previous translation processes.” —Darrell Gruder
“Rather than preaching mission, advocating for mission, mobilizing for mission, or revising mission, the biblical injunction is to proclaim, promote, and live the kingdom of God.” —Michael Stroop
"Little by little the enemy wants to pull us away. Instead of your relationship with the Lord being the priority of your heart, other things—ministry, people, responsibilities—now occupy the center. If the sanctuary of your heart becomes a marketplace of business, that is a frightening spiritual...
"What translators rather dryly refer to as looking for key terms is in fact an exciting theological reflection on God’s revelation to us. Things which are unclear or opaque in one language or culture become crystal clear when expressed in another." —Eddie Arthur
"Christianity lives – one might say it survives – by crossing the boundaries of ethnicity, language and culture. Without that process, it can wither and die." —Andrew Walls
"Language is more than just a string of words; it is a cumulative articulated coordinate of ideas. With nothing behind it or before it, language evaporates." —Lamin Sanneh
"Every dimension of our mission flows from the lordship of Christ, and from the will and mission of God that the whole world and all creation will come to recognize that fact, and in doing so will come to know, love, praise, and worship our Creator and Redeemer." —Chris Wright
“We now know that God is like Jesus. He is Christ-like. And if He is, He is a good God. If the Heart at the back of the universe is like this gentle heart that broke upon the Cross, He can have my heart without qualification and without reservation.” –E. Stanley Jones
"There is no success without sacrifice. If you succeed without sacrifice, it is because someone has suffered before you. If you sacrifice without success, it is because someone will succeed after." —Adoniram Judson
'When I read Anabaptist history, and Early Church history as well, what I found is not a people hiding in the back of a hollar hoping that the world doesn't come and pollute them with their sin. I found people charging the gates of Hell with the Gospel to conquer a world and turn it upside down...