It is essential that all Christians understand that they are missionaries, and that the world that lies outside of their church’s doors in the mission field.
It is one thing for a minister to be an advocate and supporter of missions: it is another and very different thing for him to understand that missions are the chief end of the church, and therefore the chief end for which his congregation exists. It is only when this truth masters him in its spiritual power that he will be able to give the subject of missions its true place in his ministry.
– E. R. Hendrix
Luke 14:23 – Then the master said to the servant, ‘Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.