April 12, 2011 9:29 am

The Spirit is not the property of the sending church or the missionary who is sent. It is not part of the missionary’s duty to mold the new church into the style of the old. The Spirit is sovereign and free. and the missionary must trust the Spirit to do his own work.” — Lesslie Newbigin in The Open Secret

Probably going to be several quotes from this one showing up in the stream. I enabled comments on quotes so that others can interact with them.