"A vision without a task is but a dream; a task without a vision is but drudgery; a vision and a task is the hope of the world." —Inscription on a church building in Sussex, England, ca. 1730
Extreme Prayer tells Greg Pruett’s story, from a failing missionary with a failing marriage, to leadership in a ministry that regularly exceeds its ambitious goals in Kingdom advancement. All because of prayer.
“The secret is Christ in me, not me in a different set of circumstances.” —Elisabeth Elliot
I am working my way through the book of Luke and the parable of the Good Samaritan really impacted me. I have been reflecting on it everyday since then. Why? I have read it many, many times in my life. I have heard it told many, many times. But that impact should not surprise me because it's the...
“To go back is nothing but death; to go forward is fear of death, and life everlasting beyond it. I will yet go forward.” —John Bunyan
"Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many.” —Jesus
In the Indian Ocean, hundreds of miles off the eastern coast of India, a small group of Sentinel tribal people have lived and died for centuries. These remote Islanders have had a renowned reputation for violently resisting contact with the outside world.
A week ago, a young American...
"The motto of every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be ‘Devoted for life.’”—Adoniram Judson
Recently I heard a message by Paris Reidhead entitled, “Ten Shekels and a Shirt.” In this message, Reidhead tells the story of two Moravian missionaries who left their communities to sell themselves into slavery in order to reach African slaves with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As the two...
"Lord, let me make a difference for you that is utterly disproportionate to who I am." —David Brainerd