I'm on a missionary journey to become the best version of myself. – Kyle Shewfelt
A Christian missionary can be defined as "one who is to witness across cultures." Missionaries can be found in many countries around the world. Jesus instructed the apostles to make disciples of all nations (Matthew 28:19–20). This verse is referred to by Christian missionaries as the Great Commission, and it inspires their missionary work.
David Livingstone (19 March 1813 – 1 May 1873) was a Scottish Congregationalist pioneer medical missionary with the London Missionary Society and an explorer in Africa. His meeting with H. M. Stanley on 10 November 1871 gave rise to the popular quotation: "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?"
If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them. I want men who will come if there is no road at all. – David Livingstone
The U.S. Sends-and Receives More Christian Missionaries–Than Any Other Country
"The United States sent out 127,000 of the world's estimated 400,000 missionaries abroad in 2010, according to Todd Johnson, director of the Center for the Study of Global Christianity at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts." (Reuters)
Adoniram Judson left Massachusetts in 1812 to preach in Burma and is considered one of the founding fathers of the American Christian Missionaries Travel Culture.
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