Read John 10:16
- There is a tombstone in Westminister Abbey upon which are engraved the words, “Other sheep I have which are not of this fold; them also I must bring.” It marks the grave of the great missionary David Livingstone. The incredible truth of this verse stirred him to bring the gospel to the lost souls of Africa. Presently, there are countless individuals among unreached people groups who will respond to the gospel and become believers. They are just waiting to hear it from someone.
Read John 10:16 again. Does it stir your heart? Explain.
Use Your Skills To Reach The World (1:19)
- International Project is a strategic disciple making ministry committed to reaching new arrivals to the U.S., with the gospel.
- "The harvest is plentiful. How is God working in your heart?" How do you answer this question?
Missionary? We're Just Two Accountants (4:05)
- What does this video say about the different roles on the mission field?
- What else stood out to you from this video?
Six Ways to Reach God's World (4:57)
- This is an overview video. Each of the six ways described in this video are in the next several PODs.
- What stood out to you from this video?
All excerpts are from Isobel Kuhn: On the Roof of the World by Janet Benge.
- “I have no intention of going anywhere as a missionary” (locations 101–2).
What is the danger of declaring to God what you WON'T do?
- “There would be more good-byes to come—it was part of being a missionary—and it was best not to dwell too long on them. If such partings were part of God’s will, He would have to bear the burden. It was not one that Belle could carry” (locations 1514–15).
Is the gospel worth hard good-byes? Explain.
- “A noble life is not a blaze of sudden glory won. But just an adding up of days in which good work is done” (locations 2156–59).
What does this mean?
If you have not already done so, view SOGY. Become familiar with the concept of Supporting Others or Going Yourself.
Reflect on what you learned in this meeting, and let it generate prayer as you pray together as a group.