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". These missionaries are said to "live by faith." Most faith missionaries are not financially supported by denominations.
Early advocates of faith missions included many Plymouth Brethren missionaries such as:
- Hudson Taylor, missionary to China, and founder of the China Inland Mission, who advocated "Moving men, by God, through prayer alone" and not soliciting funds at all.
Other early leaders included:
Modern examples include:
Faith mission organizations
OMF International (formerly China Inland Mission)
- Tucker (1983), 335
- 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
- Tucker (1983), 194
- "Asia Evangelistic Fellowship". Retrieved 31 January 2014.