Faith mission

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Faith mission is a term used most frequently among evangelical Christians to refer to a missionary organization with an approach to evangelism that encourages its missionaries to "trust in God to provide the necessary resources".[1] These missionaries are said to "live by faith." Most faith missionaries are not financially supported by denominations.

Faith missionaries[edit]

Early advocates of faith missions included many Plymouth Brethren missionaries such as:

Other early leaders included:

Modern examples include:

Faith mission organizations[edit]

Christian Missions in Many Lands

Echoes of Service

Mission Africa

OMF International (formerly China Inland Mission)

Open Air Campaigners

WEC International

Asia Evangelistic Fellowship International (AEFI)[4]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Tucker (1983), 335
  2. ^ Dann, R.B.Father of Faith Missions: The Life and Times of Anthony Norris Groves (1795–1853), Authentic Media 2004, ISBN 1-884543-90-1
  3. ^ Tucker (1983), 194
  4. ^ "Asia Evangelistic Fellowship". Retrieved 31 January 2014.