The barometer of faithfulness in Christian ministry is judged not by what one may bring as an individual to the work of the kingdom, but rather what one contributes as a servant in the churches of the kingdom, whether known or in obscurity.
The triumphant march of the gospel around the globe cannot be explained by man, it can only be explained by God and his awesome, gracious, supernatural power.
How can the average Christian remember that he or she is to live “sent?”
If a church is not self-funding, it is also not self-governing, nor is it self-theologizing.
Our risk-aversion is a major reason why we do not send more overseas missionaries
Fuller is proof that one can both believe in God’s sovereignty and God’s call to live missionally.
The goal of missions is not merely individual conversions. Rather, it’s to see indigenous, gospel-preaching churches planted.
The Holy Spirit creates the desire in hearts and helps believers respond to God’s generosity and grace with offerings back to Him.
While missions is more than evangelism, it is never less than that.
We cannot afford to have Christ on our lips without Christ in our hearts.