Sending

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Articles written to encourage and equip those actively involved in the work of “sending” in regards to world evangelism.

The whole world is reeling with the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak. It has impacted every part of our world, our lives, and our conversations. I was asked how the current global environment has impacted missionaries and how pastors and churches can pray/help them specifically. Here are some thoughts I have and hopefully others will...
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But Christ multiplies himself through the self-multiplication of the individual Christian. He has kindled his light in our souls that we may give that light to others. How long it has taken us to realize that the command to “Go” is addressed not to official servants, but to all Christians, and that Christ’s purpose is...
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It is essential that the leaders of the Church in the home lands as well as on the mission field regard the evangelization of the world as a primary obligation and devote themselves to its accomplishment. The present attitude of the Church and the plans of her leaders are certainly not consistent with a deep...
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An enterprise which aims at the evangelization of the whole world in a generation, and contemplates the ultimate establishment of the Kingdom of Christ, requires that its leaders be Christian statesmen—men with far-seeing views, with comprehensive plans, with power of initiative and with victorious faith. While the call to evangelize was addressed to the whole...
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If we are to have more missionary pastors the subject of missions must receive larger attention in the theological seminaries. Chairs of missions should be established and filled only by men possessing both scientific attainments and a passion for the world’s evangelization. Students should be required to make an exhaustive study of the moral and...
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Frequently one hears it said that every Christian is a missionary—meaning, every Christian ought to be a missionary. The little chorus puts it, “Be a missionary every day!” It sounds good, but this kind of fuzzy thinking only clouds the issue. Every Christian cannot be a missionary, nor should be. But what is wrong in...
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Though in most every external aspect the life of John R. Mott seemed to be that of a typical religious youth, Mott’s plans and ambitions were in fact resting on an internal religious conflict, as he related in his later life. The talented and practical-minded Mott had great ambitions for a successful career in business...
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 We should see to it that no Christian student goes out into the world without having been brought face to face with the question of his responsibility to carry out the final commission of his Lord. All students who are to become leaders in the Church at home and abroad should be enlisted and guided...
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The missionary pastor has abandoned the merely occasional missionary sermon, and makes missions the fibre and substance of his teaching. Much personal effort is put forth in his parish. The missionary work is thoroughly organized. Scriptural habits of giving are cultivated. The people are taught to offer continual prayer for the extension of the Kingdom...
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The missionary church is a praying church. The history of missions is a history of prayer. Everything vital to the success of the world’s evangelization hinges on prayer. Are thousands of missionaries and tens of thousands of native workers needed ?” Pray ye therefore the Lord of the harvest, that He send forth laborers into...
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