"A vision without a task is but a dream; a task without a vision is but drudgery; a vision and a task is the hope of the world." —Inscription on a church building in Sussex, England, ca. 1730
"God can do more in 10 minutes of our praying than we can do in 10 years of our working." —Finny K.
"Men do not reject the Bible because it contradicts itself, but because it contradicts them." —E. Paul Hovey
"Our motivation and vision for mission start with the incarnate Christ, bursting upon history holding nothing back but emptying himself and eventually submitting to death on a cross.
"There will be no more need for translation when languages stop changing, when each generation is the same as the last, when everyone has all they need. Not ‘Christ won’t return until translation is done’ but ‘translation work won’t be done until Christ returns.’" —Peter Brassington
“Thanks be to God, I can now say I have attained.
“The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances.” —Elisabeth Elliot
“When you read in reports of troubles and opposition, of burning up books, imprisoning colporteurs, and expelling workers, you must not think that the Gospel is being defeated. It is conquering. What we see under such circumstances is only the dust in the wake of the ploughman.
"Let no one cause to depart from the standard that is laid through the letter of the Scripture which is revealed by the blood of Christ and of many witnesses of Jesus." —Michael Sattler
“There is an offense in the foreignness of the culture we bring along with the gospel, which must be eliminated. But there is the offense of the gospel itself, which we dare not weaken.” —P. G. Hiebert