The missionary calling has sometimes been interpreted as a calling to stem this fearful cataract of souls going to eternal perdition. But I do not find this in the center of the New Testament representation of the missionary calling.
I feel truer to myself?more of a missionary than a politician.1995 On the Carter Library as a centre for the study of international issues. In Life, Nov.
Solid, lasting missionary work is done on our knees.james o. fraser
It [Jamaat-e-Islami] is not a missionary organisation or a body of preachers or evangelists, but an organisation of God’s troopers.abul ala maududi
The legendary missionary journey of St. Paul, which led to the foundation of the British church, presupposes the existence of a Jewish community - always the initial object of his propaganda - even before the capture of Jerusalem by Titus in the year 70.cecil roth
American statesmen might like some Europeans more than others and even detect quaint resemblances to their own outlook; but they no more committed themselves to a particular group or country than a nineteenth-century missionary committed himself to the African tribe in which he happened to find himself.a. j. p. taylor
I almost wish I had a hundred bodies; they should all be devoted to my Savior in the missionary cause.james hudson taylor
The work of a true missionary is work indeed, often very monotonous, apparently not very successful, and carried on through great and varied but unceasing difficulties.james hudson taylor
Covert action should not be confused with missionary work.henry kissinger
Are there no Moravians in the Moon, that not a missionary has yet visited this poor pagan planet of ours, to civilise civilisation and christianise Christendom?Herman Melville
If he became convinced tomorrow that coming out for cannibalism would get him the votes he needs so sorely, he would begin fattening a missionary in the White House yard come Wednesday.h. l. mencken
Lying at the meeting-place of the sea routes leading to Syria, Asia Minor, and Greece, Cyprus seemed the inevitable first stage of a missionary venture.The book St. Paul’s Journeys in the Greek Orient, WOL, “They Sailed Away to Cyprus”
It's possible to be a missionary without ever leaving your zip code.Planting Missional Churches by Ed Stetzer (p. 2)
Missional means actually doing mission right where you are. Missional means adopting the posture of a missionary , learning and adapting to the culture around you while remaining biblically sound.Planting Missional Churches by Ed Stetzer (p. 19)
Our mission has not life of its own: only in the hands of the sending God can it truly be called mission. Not least since the missionary initiative comes from God alone.Transforming Mission by David J. Bosch (p. 390)
The Church is by nature missionary to the extent that, if it ceases to be missionary, it has not just failed in one of its tasks, it has ceased being Church.What is Mission?: Theological Explorations by J. Andrew Kirk, 2000, p. 30.
The supreme need of the world today is for a true conception and a deeper knowledge of God. The Hindu mother tosses her baby to the crocodiles, the devout pilgrim mutilates his body, the pious monk retires to the wilderness, the martial Moslem massacres the unbelieving, the consecrated missionary lays down his life for his enemy all of these deeds are founded on varying conceptions of God.p.15 (Something More, A Consideration of the Vast, Undeveloped Resources of Life (1920))
Solid, lasting missionary work is done on our knees.Source: Geraldine Taylor. Behind the Ranges: The Life-changing Story of J.O. Fraser. Singapore: OMF International (IHQ) Ltd., 1998, 52.
Are there no Moravians in the Moon, that not a missionary has yet visited this poor pagan planet of ours, to civilise civilisation and christianise Christendom?Herman Melville, in White-Jacket (1850), Chapter 64; this has often been quoted with modernized American spelling, rendering it "to civilize civilization and christianize Christendom?".
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