Missions realities 

We had a family in Kentucky a few years ago who one day a week would eat rice for their dinner and give the equivalent cost of a meal for five to missions. Doing that helped them to give an additional $15.00 to $30.00 a week to missions. So at $30.00 a week they would be able to give $1560.00 a year to missions. Not a lot you might say. But if the three million AG people who attend our churches did that it would explode our missions receipts from $200,000,000.00 to $936,000,000.00. That would be dividing our 3,000,000,000 people in families of five or 600,000 giving units. That would be a 436 percent increase.
I bought a coffee today for $2.65 which I do two or three times a day. If each of the three million attendees of AG churches gave the equivalent of a cup of coffee a day to missions we would explode missions giving and impact on the world. That would be a mere $7,950,000.00 by giving the cup of coffee a day. That would be a four hundred percent increase of what we do as a Fellowship.
The truth is a few give sacrificially to reach the Unreached with the Gospel. The facts are that the average attendee in our Fellowship gives nineteen cents (.19) a day to world missions to help them reach the lost. If we had to save $.19 a day to get a cup of coffee it would take us two weeks to have $2.65 for that cup of Joe. We don’t miss the $2.65 and never really think about the price. I wish we felt the same about the Unreached of our world and would be intentional in our giving that it became as unintentional and natural to give it as to ignore it. 

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