"When people come into the Christian faith for the material possessions they get, something goes terribly wrong in the spread of the gospel. That might be the single most important reason why the dependency problem so often cripples the Christian movement and why it is so urgent that it be...
“Church planting is actually strategic warfare and is similar to attempting to establish a beachhead in enemy territory." —Fred Herron
"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
"The completion of the Great Commission will include great suffering, but eternity will prove it is worth the price." —David Platt
"Paul’s churches were indigenous churches in the proper sense of the word; and I believe that the secret of their foundation lay in his recognition of the church as a local church . . . and in his profound belief and trust in the Holy Spirit indwelling his converts and the churches of which they...
“His authority on earth allows us to dare to go to all the nations. His authority in heaven gives us our only hope of success. And His presence with us leaves us no other choice.” —John Stott
“The message about Christ has to penetrate beyond language, in the sense of the translation of words; it has to pass into the local systems of thinking and choosing, the networks of relationship, that make up identity.” —Andrew Walls
"I believe it will only be known on the Last Day how much has been accomplished in missionary work by the prayers of earnest believers at home." —James Fraser
"Keep Jesus as the center of your life, and you will find yourself in the center of His great mission." —Philip Nation
"Crossing the sea does not make any woman a missionary in spirit, nor turn soft iron into steel. Spend much time at Calvary before you come. Look at that love, look and look till you can say to Him, ‘Yes, Lord, anything’.” —Amy Carmichael