Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Missionary Quotes from famous authors such as David A. Bednar, Mike Rowe, Richard G. Scott, Pope Benedict XVI, Ezra Taft Benson. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
An Apostle is a missionary, bearing testimony of the reality and divinity of Jesus Christ in all the world.
Most of the things I do brand wise are both missionary and mercenary in their position, and that’s really important to me; that’s one of the first things I look at when I say, ‘does it make sense to do a deal?’
The key to successful missionary work is a close relationship between the missionaries and the members. Creating an environment in working with members that will bring more into the Church.
If it is true that the great missionaries of the 16th century were convinced that one who was not baptized was lost – and that explains their missionary commitment – in the Catholic Church after the Second Vatican Council, that conviction was definitely abandoned.
Can human hearts be changed? Why, of course! It happens every day in the great missionary work of the Church. It is one of the most widespread of Christ’s modern miracles. If it hasn’t happened to you – it should.
Conquest is the missionary of valor, and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.
My mom, she’s from Ireland, coached tennis in Nigeria when she was a missionary and turned me on to it when I was young.
My mother taught me a lot of things, but they had big presuppositions built in – like her expectation that I’d be a missionary nurse in a religious order.
When I think of how we show faith, I cannot help but think of the example of my own father. I recall vividly how the spirit of missionary work came into my life. I was about thirteen years of age when my father received a call to go on a mission.
I grew up going to a real small missionary baptist church. We would sing a lot of the old standards… the hymns and everything. Those songs are still my favorite and are pretty timeless.
My heart goes out to a missionary who does not receive regular mail from home. Generally, a letter once a week is a good rule. But on the other hand, too much mail can be damaging to a missionary’s morale.
Missionary work has never been easy, and yet the joyful rewards cannot be equaled by any other experience.
I promise to be the best missionary I can – a Mormon missionary for the LGBTQ community – and to hopefully use this privilege I’ve been given to give them a voice.
The Sandwich Islands are not the same as Otaheite nor as the Fijis, from which they are distant about 4,000 miles, nor are their people of the same race. The natives are not cannibals, and it is doubtful if they ever were so. Their idols only exist in missionary museums.
Amazon may be the most beguiling company that ever existed, and it is just getting started. It is both missionary and mercenary… That has always been a potent combination.
In the future, I would like to become a missionary. I’d like to go to countries where I have received much love as a musician and personally return all of that love.
Many years ago, it was my opportunity to serve as president of the Canadian Mission. There we had a branch with very limited priesthood. We always had a missionary presiding over the branch. I received a strong impression that we needed to have a member of the branch preside there.
Let anti-slavery charity boxes stand uppermost among those for missionary, tract and educational purposes. On this subject, Christians have been asleep; let them shake off their slumbers and arm for the holy contest.
I am not suggesting that all those missionary organizations working in Haiti should pack up and go home, but I am urging them to understand that Haiti does not need clever Americans with newly contrived schemes for saving their country.
Haven’t two hundred years of failed missionary work overseas taught anybody anything? You can’t convert people to anything – whether religion, or something as inane as our flicks.
Through the care of the Samaritan’s Purse and SIM missionary team in Liberia, the use of an experimental drug, and the expertise and resources of the health care team at Emory University Hospital, God saved my life – a direct answer to thousands and thousands of prayers.
It is my growing conviction that the Baptist churches in America are behind the age in missionary spirit. They now and then make a spasmodic effort to throw off a nightmare debt of some years’ accumulation, and then sink back into unconscious repose.
The biggest challenge facing a missionary today is to forget himself and lose himself in the work.
The decision to serve a mission will shape the spiritual destiny of the missionary, his or her spouse, and their posterity for generations to come. A desire to serve is a natural outcome of one’s conversion, worthiness, and preparation.
The course that I have uniformly pursued, ever since I became a missionary, has been rather peculiar. In order to become an acceptable and eloquent preacher in a foreign language, I deliberately abjured my own. When I crossed the river, I burnt my ships.
A person employed in direct missionary work among the natives, especially if his employ is somewhat itinerant, can easily make long and interesting journals.
Any known attempt at proselyting would be instantly amenable at a criminal tribunal and would probably be punished by the death of the proselyte and the banishment of the missionary. All efforts must be conducted in private and are therefore very limited.
He was an innovator, an experimenter, a missionary in bringing the gospel of good cooking to the home table.
Missionary work essentially is a priesthood responsibility, and all of us who hold the priesthood are the Lord’s authorized servants on the earth and are missionaries at all times and in all places – and we always will be.
There were only two things I knew in a Christian framework that I could do. One would be the pastor of a church, the other would be a missionary. I didn’t particularly like snakes, so I decided I should probably be a pastor.
I’m on a missionary journey to become the best version of myself.
I have been so incredibly blessed, and I just feel like my calling is to be a missionary and share the gospel… The Lord’s given me a platform to stand on and an audience that is listening. I feel like it’s so important to share what makes me happy.
I was sent to a nice Church of England girls’ school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary – prior to marriage.
I don’t care if the audience is 600 Saul Bellows; I’m going to knock them dead with a comedy routine. I’m out there as a missionary for literature because, if people laugh and enjoy themselves, they might actually do something as bizarre as reading the book.
I realized mechanical engineering doesn’t much lend itself to missionary work.