“The Great Commission is not an option to be considered;
it is a command to be obeyed”
— Hudson Taylor, missionary to China

“‘Not called!’ did you say? ‘Not heard the call,’ I think you should say.
— William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army

“If you found a cure for cancer, wouldn’t it be inconceivable to
hide it from the rest of mankind? How much more inconceivable
to keep silent the cure from the eternal wages of death.”
— Dave Davidson

“The mark of a great church is not its seating capacity, but its sending capacity.”

— Mike Stachura


“Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God”
— William Carey, the father of modern missions

“The Bible is not the basis of missions; missions is the basis of the Bible”
— Ralph Winter, U.S. Center for World Mission


“We must be global Christians with a global vision
because our God is a global God.”
— John Stott

“God isn’t looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him”
— Hudson Taylor

“The gospel is only good news if it gets there in time”
— Carl F. H. H 

“We talk of the Second Coming, half the world has never heard of the first.”
— Oswald J. Smith

“No one has the right to hear the gospel twice, while there remains someone who has not heard it once.”
— Oswald J. Smith

“Any church that is not seriously involved in helping fulfill the Great Commission has forfeited its biblical right to exist.”
— Oswald J. Smith

“I believe that in each generation God has called enough men and women to evangelize all the yet unreached tribes of the earth. It is not God who does not call. It is man who will not respond!”
— Isobel Kuhn, missionary to China and Thailand

“The true greatness of any church in not how many it seats but how many it sends!”
— Unknown

“Prayer is the mighty engine that is to move the missionary work.”
— A.B. Simpson

“Never pity missionaries; envy them. They are where the real
action is — where life and death, sin and grace, Heaven
and Hell converge.”
— Robert C. Shannon

“He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep
to gain that which he cannot lose”
— Jim Elliot, missionary martyr who lost his life
in the late 1950’s trying to reach the Auca Indians of Ecuador

“We are debtors to every man to give him the gospel in the same measure in which we have received it”
— P.F. Bresee, founder of the Church of the Nazarene