He is no fool to give up what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose -Jim Elliot Jim Elliot was a member of the famous missionary team to the Aucca Indians. He, along with several other missionaries were murdered by natives and his story is recorded in the book Through Gates of Splendor. […]

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“Brother, if you would enter that Province, you must go forward on your knees.” – J. Hudson Taylor, founder of the China Inland Mission – Are you facing a trial that seems impossible? Has God placed a calling or dream in your heart that is beyond your abilities? It is easy to let these challenges […]

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“I have always believed that the Good Samaritan went across the road to the wounded man just because he wanted to.” – Wilfred Thomason Grenfell Grenfell was a medical missionary to Newfoundland and Labrador. His ministry spread throughout the rugged coastal regions, ministering to indigenous fishermen villages. Do you know that as a Christian, God’s […]

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“Had I cared for the comments of people, I should never have been a missionary” C.T. Studd C.T. Studd served as a missionary in China and Africa. He was a leading figure in the Student Volunteer Movement. Read another Musing and Meditation from C.T. Studd here There is an American Dream. The details may be […]

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I wasn’t God’s first choice for what I’ve done for China. I don’t know who it was. It must have been a well-educated man. I don’t know what happened. Perhaps he died. Perhaps he wasn’t willing and God looked down and saw Gladys Aylward. And God said – “Well, she’s willing.” Gladys Aylward Gladys Aylward […]

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“And people who do not know the Lord ask why in the world we waste our lives as missionaries. They forget that they too are expending their lives and when the bubble has burst they will have nothing of eternal significance to show for the years they have wasted.” – Nate Saint, martyr Nate Saint […]

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“Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God” William Carey William Carey served in India. His passion for missions came from reading the travel journals of Captain James Cook. He wrote a booklet, An Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to use Means for the Conversion of the Heathens. This booklet presented a […]

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“The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed” Hudson Taylor Hudson Taylor was the founder of the China Inland Mission. His dedication to the Great Commission made him one of the most influential missionaries and mission leaders in history. His passion was for all people, not […]

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“No one has the right to hear the gospel twice, while there remains someone who has not heard it once.” Oswald J. Smith Oswald Smith was a pastor in Toronto. He traveled extensively around the world engaging in missions as well as seeking to mobilize others to the nations. How many bibles do you own? […]

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“I have but one candle of life to burn. I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than a land flooded with light.” John Keith Falconer Falconer forsook a life of ease as a Scottish aristocrat and athlete to take the gospel to the Arabic world. He is buried in Yemen […]

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