Word Puzzle 14: Introduction to World Missions

Based on the "future church" material in chapter 14, Discovering Missions by Gailey and Culbertson

Unscramble these words and match them with the clues below

Challenge: Can you solve this puzzle even if you do not have the book?

  1. bdloude
  2. tnhee
  3. lingmef
  4. rrmuay
  5. rveoebmn
  6. petannrigr
  7. piaynrg
  8. upnsgero
  9. engfrfius
  10. irleluatnt
  11. eanrwr
  1. _______________________________ British pastor who was a key promoter of world missions in the late 1800s
  2. _______________________________ Early Church leader who said, "The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church"
  3. _______________________________ Month in which there is an International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
  4. _______________________________ Author of a book titled Marks of a World Christian
  5. _______________________________ Greek word often translated as "nations" but which more properly means "peoples"
  6. _______________________________ What the book says needs to happen to global missions giving if the Church wants to respond to the challenge to send a team of missionaries to each unreached people group
  7. _______________________________ American pastor whose book, The Purpose-Driven Life, has the challenging statement: "If you want to be like Jesus, you must have a heart for the whole world."
  8. _______________________________ Something that will be a likely hallmark of future Great Commission efforts
  9. _______________________________ What 50 million Christians are doing regularly for the unreached peoples of the world
  10. According to the textbook, future missionaries will need to embrace a theology of risk and ____________________
  11. _______________________________ The man who said that the lack of love for Jesus Christ is why the Church is failing to fulfill the Great Commission

    -- Howard Culbertson,

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