The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.— Hudson Taylor
Instructive Mission Trip quotations
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forwad for the trip.
The best remedy for a sick church is to put it on a missionary diet.
The desperately poor are not going to come to us to hear the Good News. We have to go to them.
The mission of your life should be to leave a better world behind than what you inherited.
To belong to Jesus is to embrace the nations with Him.
Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin. Put your ear down to the burdened, agonized heart of humanity, and listen to its pitiful wail for help.
Answering a student's question, 'Will the heathen who have not heard the Gospel be saved?' thus, 'It is more a question with me whether we, who have the Gospel and fail to give it to those who have not, can be saved.
If the things behind you are tripping you, you're moving in the wrong direction.
The will of God - nothing less, nothing more, nothing else.
Radical Christianity is not going on a missions trip or a big conference.
Radical Christianity is staying steady for decades.
Live your life as a missions trip.
Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished If you're alive it isn't.
'Go ye' is as much a part of Christ's Gospel as 'Come unto Me.'
The Church must send or the church will end.
Christ wants not nibblers of the possible, but grabbers of the impossible.
Surround yourself with those on the same mission as you
The Christian is not obedient unless he is doing all in his power to send the Gospel to the heathen world.
God uses men who are weak and feeble enough to lean on him.
Also I heard the voice of the Lord, saying, Whom shall I send, and who will go for us? Then said I, Here am I; send me.
People don't take trips, trips take people.
God isn't looking for people of great faith, but for individuals ready to follow Him
Walk away from your own preoccupations . . . and see the perishing multitudes.
It is not in our choice to spread the gospel or not. It is our death if we do not.
You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can see the whole trip that way.
To stay here and disobey God - I can't afford to take the consequence.
I would rather go and obey God than to stay here and know that I disobeyed.
Plan for the worst, expect the best.
Expose your life to real need. Visit a developing a country. Take a short term mission trip. Write an inmate, send a letter to a sponsored child, serve in the inner city, at a food bank, with a crisis pregnancy center. Make time for shut-ins, the elderly, the sick, the single-parents, the new believers. Just find one way you can make your awareness of your gift-graced life intersect with a real place of need - and Christ in us will do the rest.