"The greatest missionary is the Bible in the mother tongue.
It needs no furlough and is never considered a foreigner." William Cameron Townsend.
From the Battlefield to the Mission Field
William Cameron Townsend was one of the most influential mission leaders in the last century. Born in California in 1896, raised in a Presbyterian Church, he was inspired to join the Student Volunteer Movement after hearing missionary John Mott speak at Occidental College in Los Angeles. In 1917, as William Townsend prepared to join the army and participate in the war, he was challenged by a missionary on furlough to make the Great Commission his priority and go to the mission field instead of the battlefield.
Greetings in the precious Name of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.
"Declare His glory among the nations, His wonders among all peoples.” 1 Chronicles 16:24
Making Disciples of Nations
Since the completion of our Great Commission Course and my Mission to America, we organised the March for Life to Parliament on the National Day of Repentance and I travelled to the Transvaal to conduct a Great Commission Seminar. All departments at Frontline Fellowship have been chasing deadlines to complete new books, tracts, manuals, audio visual materials and DVDs in time for our various Overland Mission teams. We now have Mission teams in Namibia and Lesotho and I will be flying to join our team in Zambia tomorrow.