Over one billion people, according to a report published within the past year by IMB, fall into the categories of unengaged and/or unreached with less than 2% Evangelical Christians and no active church planting within that group during the past two years....
“I have never met a missionary who had extraordinary impact in their ministry if their life did not include extraordinary surrender to the principle that to live is Christ and to die is gain.” —Jason Mandryk
Why do Christians translate their holy book when some religions do not?
Can Scriptures translated into another language still be the Word of God?...
"The greatest risk is the risk of riskless living." —Stephen Covey
Culture Learning Brings Fresh Insight
“Verily I say unto you, except ye be converted and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the Kingdom of Heaven.” ~ Jesus (Matthew 18:3)
"Every missionary path has to find the way between these two dangers: irrelevance and syncretism. And if one is more afraid of one danger than the other, one will certainly fall into its opposite." —Lesslie Newbigin
"Suggesting a primarily oral society should remain in their primary oral communication situation is soft racism. People who promote this don’t realize that such a comment reveals racial bias. Some Africans interpret Western proponents of orality as “white people implying that Africans can be...
Note. This story refers to speakers of a small dialect of the much larger Tarahumara language group.
To Hear with Their Hearts
Be Thou, oh Father, my strength for the way,
Guide me with wisdom and be Thou my stay.
Open the door and let no delay,
Help us reach heathen,
While yet it is day.
Be Thou, oh Savior, my Word and my Life,
Thy Word incarnate keep me from sin’s strife....
“We are left with the reality that Jesus cared about all the problems of a person. He cares about what people care about and He wants us to care about it too." —Billy North