Archive for May 7, 2012

What do you think of when you hear the word missionary?

  • Foreign lands?
  • Travelling thousands of miles from home?
  • Poverty?
  • Homelessness?
  • Starvation?
  • Illness?

Let me challenge you by saying, given the amount of poverty, homelessness and hunger in some of our cities and towns, is it not about time we did more missionary work on our own doorstep?

Before anyone jumps on my back, I’m definitely not saying we shouldn’t help those in far away lands. I’m simply saying that for most of us we don’t have to go very far from our own homes to find people and children in grave need of our help.

Here’s The Mission by Newsboys: