• When Any Church Opinion Will Do!!!

    24 July, 2019

    Dusted by an ancient breeze, an eager band of twelve new disciples gathered around Jesus. A deliberate Jesus instructed this raw troupe how to begin and conduct missions. Part of Jesus' mission teaching to these innocent disciples was to look for welcome, a willing receptivity. (This is an…...[read more]

  • The Whisper of a Fine Witness

    5 July, 2019

    After the wind there came an earthquake, after the earthquake there came a fire, and after the fire there came a gentle whisper. (See 1 Kings 19:11-12). The Lord was in the whisper. The Lord does not (yet) announce Himself with trumpets and thunder. The heavens still proclaim Him to any who would…...[read more]

  • The Lost Cord of Early Christians

    3 July, 2019

    The year was 1925, the setting was the Belgian Congo. Charles Thomas Studd sat in an exhausted solitude well beyond much western Christian imagination and wrote: Sometimes I feel and especially of late, that my cross is heavy beyond endurance... my heart seems worn out and bruised beyond repair,…...[read more]

  • 8 Top Count Zinzendorf Quotes

    25 January, 2019

    To read the title 'Count' conjures images of the Muppets Count Dracula. Yet, Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf (1700-1760) does not fit such a caricature. Mission and not Muppets were at his heart. Zinzendorf is a curious addition to conclude this series with, for he first sought communal…...[read more]

  • 10 Top J.O. Fraser Quotes

    20 January, 2019

    James Outram Fraser (1886-1938) was a man of sure and deep prayer. He joined Hudson Taylor's China Inland Mission. Fraser pioneered Christian mission in 1910 to the remote Lisu peoples in what was known as China's far west. As with Hudson Taylor and C.T. Studd he was an accomplished man -…...[read more]

  • 8 Top C.T. Studd Quotes

    12 January, 2019

    Charles Thomas Studd (1860-1931) joined the China Inland Mission as part of a remarkable band of recruits, called The Cambridge Seven. (These ex-Cambridge men would later be dubbed 'the spiritual millionaires'.) Studd began his missions career with Hudson Taylor in China in 1885. As with…...[read more]

  • 8 Top Hudson Taylor Quotes

    5 January, 2019

    Was Hudson Taylor (1832-1905) truly a man after Jesus' own heart, seeking only His Lord's interests first? At 21 sailed from England on a slow boat to China. In an instant he was confronted the six day terror of a storm torn Irish sea. As the son of a pharmacist, and having gained medical…...[read more]

  • The 5 Ancient Rules for Mission

    18 October, 2018

    Amidst an abiding discontent born of fruitlessness on January 4, 1906 James Outtram Fraser, missioner to the Lisu peoples wrote in his diary: I do not intend to be one of those who bemoan little results, while 'resting in the faithfulness of God'. Are you too weary of laboring without…...[read more]

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