Relevant Pioneer Quotes





“I am a missionary, heart and soul. God had an only Son, and He was a missionary and a physician. I am a poor, poor imitation of Him, or wish to be.”

– David Livingstone (excerpt of a letter sent to his brother, Charles, who was urging him to leave Africa and come to America)







1. People who are unfamiliar with Missions may be quite unaware of their impact on human history and the advancement of the race

2. Most however will know of the name of David Livingstone who went to Africa as a Missionary in the 19th Century and discovered Victoria Falls

  • To be sure, he was a Missionary who also happened to be a doctor, explorer, discoverer, and philanthropist
  • Many may not realize that he was also an avid bird watcher and ornithologist 1