"The mission of God is the commitment of God to make Himself known to His creation ultimately for the purpose of redeeming and restoring all creation to its right relationship with God." —Christopher Wright
"If clear understanding is one of the main goals of translation, then enjoying and receiving the messages of the New Testament in their fullness requires having access to the Old." —Peter Yuh Kimen
“The missionary life is not a sprint; it is a marathon” —Robert S. Miller
From the book SPIRITUAL SURVIVAL HANDBOOK
“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
"It is not sufficient for the Church to attend to tactics: she must attend first to truth." —Lesslie Newbigin
"When we think about the gospel and the Great Commission, it’s all about coming and going. Come is the invitation. Go is the imperative. Both were given by Jesus and both demand a response from the ones to whom he was speaking." —Bobby Hile
"If you are going to be a missionary (or a pastor, or a Christian) your priority needs to be to get to know Jesus and to deepen your knowledge of him. Cross-cultural training and theology are important, but a first-hand experience of Jesus' work in your life is the absolute key." —Eddie Arthur...
“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....
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...