This is a short epistle, but it contains such a quintessence of Christian doctrine, and is composed in such a masterly manner, that it contains all that is needful for Christian knowledge and life. Martin Luther regarding Titus
Austin Gardner has written a very helpful book on raising financial support for home and foreign missionaries. I read this prior to starting deputation & it was a huge help! Very practical and motivational. You should get it now!
The familiar words of our Lord Jesus Christ in Acts 1:8 define our present task: “But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth.”
For nearly two thousand years, the return of Christ has been mercifully delayed. There have been many great churches and missionary movements over the centuries, but the world still has not been reached. It’s time for our generation to fulfill the great commission. This is our day. Here are three statements to help expand your vision for church planting.
Building on Another Man’s Foundation is an Inadequate Vision
“Yea, so have I strived to preach the gospel, not where Christ was named, lest I should build upon another man’s foundation: But as it is written, To whom he was not spoken of, they shall see: and they that have not heard shall understand.” (Romans 15:20-21)
Depend upon it, God can bless his Word anywhere, among Cretans, or among any other sort of degraded people.
Spurgeon commenting on Titus 1:12