Soundbites from the Battlefield

"There is not an inch of any sphere of life over which Jesus Christ does not say, 'Mine'." (Abraham Kuyper)

"No local church can afford to go without the encouragement and nourishment that will come to it by sending away its best people." (David Penman)

"In America the most important thing is that people have freedom. In restricted countries the most important thing is what people do with freedom." (George Otis)

"Jesus will judge us not only for what we did, but also for what we could have done and didn't." (George Otis)

"Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God." (William Carey)

"We cannot preach good news and be bad news." (Tekmito Adegemo)

"Far away is far away only if you don't go there." (George Otis)

"Is our failure to thrive in Muslim countries the absence of martyrs? Can a covert church grow in strength? Does a young church need martyr models?" (George Otis)

"God almost never calls His people to a fair fight." (George Otis)

"The cross is not the terrible end to an otherwise God-fearing and happy life, but it meets us at the beginning of our communion with Christ. When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die." (Dietrich Bonhoeffer)

"I tell you, my friends, do not fear those who kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do." (Jesus)

"He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose." (Jim Elliot)

"For me to live is Christ, and to die is gain." (Apostle Paul)

"I am immortal until God's work for me to do is done. The Lord reigns." (Henry Martyn)

"Some of you they will put to death; you will be hated by all for my name's sake. But not a hair of your head will perish." (Jesus)

"Lord make me free to be like Jesus." (John Piper)

Pastor John

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