John Piper points out the folly of waiting for some kind of mystical affection before we embark on the journey of mission. He says, “…don’t wait for a feeling of love in order to share Christ with a stranger. You already love your heavenly Father, and you know that this stranger is created by Him,…

Compassion is not enough of a motivation for the long-term: “Mission efforts which draw their motivation from compassionate response to human predicament will only go so far.”[1] For the reality is that… “… God’s global purpose is an ancient affair.”[2]     [1] Steven Hawthorne.”Perspectives of the World Christian Movement” p. 61 [2] Steven Hawthorne.”Perspectives of the…