Why Missions? (Click on Image above for more information)
The need is compelling.
Humanity is lost, eternity is certain, and Jesus is the only
way of salvation. If Jesus died for everyone, then everyone must be told.
Two-thirds of the world’s population has yet to receive an adequate witness of
salvation in Jesus Christ.
The command is clear.
The Great Commission is not optional for the church. Because
of our Lord’s command, every follower of Christ is responsible in some way to
those who wait to hear the saving message of Christ.
The call demands a response.
For some of us, the question is this: Has God called me to
What compels a person to leave the comforts and security of
home, family and friends to serve Christ in a foreign land? The call. Being a
missionary is not a career choice based on human ambition. Saying “yes” to God’s
call means surrendering personal dreams and ambitions on the altar of
For some, the call is dramatic and unforgettable. For
others, it is the steadily growing realization they have no alternative but to
spend their lives taking the gospel to those who are waiting to hear.
To those He calls, what matters most is not results but simply
obedience to the Master.
Henry Martyn endured great physical suffering and wrestled
with discouragement during a time when no one responded to his preaching. Yet
on April 6, 1807, in Dinapore, India, he wrote in his journal: “If we labor to
the end of our days without seeing one convert, it shall not be worse for us in
time, and our reward is the same in eternity.”
More than 4 billion spiritually lost people are waiting to
hear the good news of salvation and eternal life. Jesus knows and calls each
messenger personally. He knows each lost soul and longs to reach each heart ...
to let each one know of His love and salvation.