20 Quotes that will Inspire Your Missions Department

by Church Resource Team on October 18, 2015


"Sympathy is no substitute for action." David Livingstone

"Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God." William Carey

"He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose." Jim Elliot

“It is just as proper to say Christ’s global cause has a Church as to say Christ’s Church has a global cause.” David Bryant

"To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map." William Carey

"Does it not stir up our hearts, to go forth and help them, does it not make us long to leave our luxury, our exceeding abundant light, and go to them that sit in darkness?" Amy Carmichael

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

“When have we forgotten that the church doesn’t exist for us? We are the church and we exist for the world.” Erwin McManus

“People of vision gauge decisions on the future; the story of the past cannot be rewritten.” Oswald Sanders

"God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with." Billy Graham

"Love knows no limits to its endurance, no end to its trust, no fading of its hope; it can outlast anything." Elisabeth Elliot

"God uses men who are weak and feeble enough to lean on Him." Hudson Tay

"The Church must send or the church will end." Mendell Taylo

"Let my heart be broken with the things that break God's heart" Bob Pierce, World Vision founder

"No one has ever become poor by giving." Anne Frank

"God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him." Jim Elliot

"Your ordinary acts of love and hope point to the extraordinary promise that every human life is of inestimable value." Desmond Tutu

"Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can." John Wesley

"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." John Quincy Adams

"Radical obedience to Christ is not easy... It's not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world." David Platt

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