March 2018

Moment for Missions

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!” ~ Isaiah 6:8 (NRSV)

The living God of the Bible is a sending God, which is what ‘mission’ means. He sent the prophets to Israel. He sent his son into the world… He also sent the Spirit to the church and sends him into our hearts today. ~ John Stott, Authentic Christianity, (1995), p. 315

~Gregg Finley, on behalf of the Missions Committee

Moment for Missions (December 2016)

Take a moment for missions

From the Bible: “ The Lord will be king over the whole earth.” (Zechariah 14:9)

Quote about missions: “ I have but one passion: It is He, it is He alone.” – Nicolaus von Zinzendorf

Prayer requests: Pray that cathedral families, especially those who are suffering, struggling or grieving, may find in the birth of Jesus a sign of certain hope.

Moment for Missions (November 2016)

Take a moment for missions

From the Bible: “ Let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, the Lord reigns!”

(1 Chronicles 16:31)

Quote about missions: “ Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell; I wish to run a rescue mission within a yard of hell.” – C.T. Studd

Prayer requests: Pray for our religious leaders, our mission partners and for all whose ministry is to respond to human need and to teach the truth.

Moment for Missions (October 2016)

Take a moment for missions

From the Bible: “ Sing to the Lord, all the earth…Declare His glory among the nations.” (Psalm 96)

Quote about missions: “The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.”Hudson Taylor

Prayer requests: Pray that the cathedral family will embrace the spirit of mission and announce the gospel to unbelievers with vigour and enthusiasm.

Moment for Missions (August 2016)

Take a moment for missions

From the Bible: “My name will be great among the nations, from the rising to the setting of the sun.” (Malachi 1:10-11)

Quote about missions: “Go ye is as much a part of Christ’s gospel as Come unto Me.” J. Stuart Holden

Prayer requests: Pray for strength and healing for Canon Paul Jeffries, his staff and students in Uganda as they cope with the shock, grief and aftermath of the murders and robbery that took place at Bishop McAllister College this summer.

Moment for Missions (June 2016)

From the Bible: “Go and make disciples of all nations.” (Matthew 28:19)

Quote about missions: “In the vast plain of the north I have sometimes seen, in the morning sun, the smoke of a thousand villages where no missionary has ever been.”Robert Moffat

Prayer requests: Pray that, by meditating on the scriptures, the cathedral family may become more aware of its mission to evangelize.

Take a moment for missions (May 2016)

From the Bible: “May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else.” (I Thessalonians 3:12)

Quote about missions: “Let my heart be broken with the things that break God’s heart.”Bob Pierce

Prayer requests: Pray that Christians who are persecuted because of their faith may remain strong and faithful to the gospel, thanks to the incessant prayer of the cathedral family.