"Because of the intense drudgery involved in learning language, nothing short of whole-hearted, sacrificial support for language learning—making concrete plans and expecting intense commitment until high-level mastery of the language is achieved—will enable new missionaries to master their...
“Prioritize people and process over product and progress.”—Pete Unseth
“I would have those words translated into all languages... I long for the plowboy to sing them to himself as he follows the plow, the weaver to hum them to the tune of his shuttle, the traveler to beguile with them the dullness of his journey..." —Desiderius Erasmus
Remember: we’ve been sent out as ambassadors. In the secular world, ambassadors are usually highly intelligent people. Their preparation includes developing a detailed knowledge of their own nation’s interests, the interests of the nations to which they are sent, and how—in a language and...
"It is the whole business of the whole church to preach the whole Gospel to the whole world." —CH Spurgeon
"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
“Christ wants not nibblers of the possible, but grabbers of the impossible.” —C.T. Studd
"There are two mandates in the New Testament. One is witness, the other is service. To ignore either of them is to seriously cripple the church . . . to engage in evangelism of soul without recognition that those souls also have bodies is foolish and unreal . . . love which is demonstrated in...
"No one is advocating 'slow' for the sake of slow. But when 'slow' allows people to know the God of the universe who sent his Son to die for sinners, I’m willing to proceed as slowly as necessary." —Brad Buser
"Translating the Bible into the common language of common people is an uncommon challenge that produces an uncommon reward."—William Barrick