“Well, I will go down, if you hold the rope".
John Ryland speaking of William Carey
Invest in Eternity. Hold the Rope.
William Carey, an early enthusiastic missionary who began to understand this idea of the unreached, first elicited this image of a ‘ropeholder’ as he charged his comrade Andrew Fuller that “while [they] lived, [they] should never let go of the rope”. Carey had the passion and ability to
While it is true, that not all of us will have the opportunity to physically become cross-cultural missionaries like William Carey, we are still charged with the responsibility of fulfilling the Great Commission. For those that don’t go, that responsibility then becomes joining those that are sending and supporting, the Ropeholders for those that are venturing into the pit of mission work among the unreached.
Will you join us?