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  • Missions

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Aug 22, 2009

    Missions While churches concern themselves with missions abroad, many miss the opportunity afforded by the 400,000 international students who study in the U.S.A. each year. Many of them are open to new ideas and would be responsive to the gospel. We more

  • The Mission

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 27, 2011

    THE MISSION In the movie The Mission, 16th c. Jesuit monks have been working with the Guarani Indians, bringing them not only the gospel but agriculture and medicine and music. Across the ocean, the Treaty of Madrid transfers the land from Portugal to Spain. The Jesuits are evicted, the Indian more

  • Missions ...

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Aug 8, 2012

    Missions quotes: "I have but one candle of life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light" — John Keith Falconer "God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply" — Hudson Taylor [ video ] "God isn't looking for people of more

  • Mission

    Contributed by Don Berry-Graham on Mar 1, 2016

    Or what about the missionaries preaching in Africa from Revelation 3:20 (ESV), “Behold, I stand at the door and knock,” without knowing that in this African context only thieves knock on doors to see if anyone is home. Friends, on the other hand, announce their presence by calling out. So these more

  • Giving To Missions  PRO

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 26, 2001
    based on 21 ratings

    GIVING TO MISSIONS Americans give $700 million per year to mission agencies. However, they pay as much for pet food every 52 days. A person must overeat by at least $1.50 worth of food per month to maintain one excess pound of flesh. Yet $1.50 per month is more than what 90 percent of all more

  • Definition Of Mission  PRO

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 9, 2002
    based on 5 ratings

    DEFINITION OF MISSION I think mission was put very nicely by the ’Sunday Times’ journalist Matthew Parris – a man, who is by his own confession, not a Christian. ’The New Testament offers a picture of God, who does not sound at all vague. He has sent His Son to earth. He has distinct plans for more

  • Hair Mission  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 10 ratings

    HAIR MISSION In dire need of a beauty makeover, I went to my salon with a fashion magazine photo of a gorgeous, young, lustrous-haired model. I showed the stylist the trendy new cut I wanted and settled into the chair as he began humming a catchy tune and got to work on my thin, graying hair. I more

  • The Mission Is Worth ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 11, 2008

    THE MISSION IS WORTH IT "If God gives me another life, may I give it to him as a missionary." –Samuel Kang, executive head of the Korean World Missions Association. “If I am a Christian, I am not set on saving my own skin, but on seeing that the salvation of God comes through me to others.” more

  • Remember The Mission

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Dec 12, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    REMEMBER THE MISSION In 1629, when the favorite wife of Indian ruler Shah Jahan died, he ordered that a magnificent tomb be built as a memorial to her. The shah placed his wife's casket in the middle of a parcel of land, and construction of the temple literally began around it. But several years more

  • Sacrifice On The Mission ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 27, 2012

    SACRIFICE ON THE MISSION FIELD Let me leave you with this true story I read about two faithful women, who were cross-bearers for Christ. Irene Ferrel graduated from the Bible Institute of Los Angeles with a burden for overseas missions. She found her place in the Congo, where for 10 years she more

  • Geddie's Mission

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Sep 2, 2012

    GEDDIE'S MISSION Dr. John Geddie was a Scots-Canadian missionary who was known as "the father of Presbyterian missions in the South Seas." In 1848 he pioneered missionary work in the New Hebrides islands, Aneityum (Anatom) and worked there for God for 24 years. On the tablet erected to his memory more

  • Where Is The Mission Field?

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 10, 2023
    based on 1 rating

    Most people associate missions with leaving for another city, country, or continent. This is because, technically speaking, we refer to those who have crossed cultural, ethnic, or geographic lines in order to share about Jesus as missionaries. However, mission work includes more than rain forest more

  • The History Of Missions Is The History Of ...

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Feb 9, 2006

    "The history of missions is the history of answered prayer. From Pentecost to the Haystack meeting in New England and from the days when Robert Morrison landed in China to the martyrdom of John and Betty Stam, prayer has been more

  • The Martyrs Of The Ecuador Mission  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jan 16, 2002
    based on 12 ratings

    The Martyrs of the Ecuador Mission 8 January 1956 (modified by sermon author) In the dense rain-forests of Ecuador, on the Pacific side of the Andes Mountains, lives a tribe of Indians. -They simply call themselves the “people” but their neighbor’s call them “savages” -For many generations more

  • Because Of A Mission Trip  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Jun 18, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    You might recall this recent news story… Illustration- Abdul Rahman Afghanistan’s Muslim religious and governmental leaders had demanded that 41-year-old Abdul Rahman be executed because of his conversion to Christianity more than 14 years ago. Rahman converted to Christianity while working for more

  • A Mission Poem By Jeff ...

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 4, 2009

    A Mission Poem by Jeff Strite: God called us to support His worldwide missions By giving to us His Great Commission It calls mankind to have - for their sins - remission And for their souls, in heaven, to gain admission Now God has given us His explicit permission To approach the world with His more

  • Cultural Blindness In Missions

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Apr 4, 2011

    CULTURAL BLINDNESS IN MISSIONS David Livermore, in his book, Serving with Eyes Wide Open, talks about a friend of his, Ashish, who came from Northern India to visit him in Chicago. They were eating at Gino's Pizzeria, and there they ran into a youth pastor David knew, along with his youth group. more

  • The Mission: Tethered To Sin

    Contributed by William Hooper on May 3, 2011

    THE MISSION: TETHERED TO SIN In the award winning film called "The Mission," Robert DeNiro plays a mercenary who has taken asylum in the local church after killing his brother in a fit of jealous rage. He eventually leaves the church and heads to a mission post located above the waterfalls in a more

  • The Mission Of David Livingstone  PRO

    Contributed by Sermon Central on Aug 30, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    THE MISSION OF DAVID LIVINGSTONE The modern missionary movement really got started about 150 years ago with people who were concerned about the continent of Africa. There was a Scottish preacher by the name of Robert Moffatt who was serving in South Africa. He returned to Scotland to try to enlist more

  • A Great Mission Statement  PRO

    Contributed by Dr. Larry Petton on Jan 14, 2014
    based on 4 ratings

    Sign on a Pastor’s desk: "I’m just a NOBODY telling EVERYBODY about more