Missions Terminology

Missio Dei

A Latin Christian theological term that can be translated as the “mission of God,” or the “sending of God.”


The study of missions.


The desire of God to redeem all mankind back to himself. The Mission of God and of each of His followers should be the Great Commission.

Mission Agency

An organization that assist missionaries in the needed areas to assure success on the mission field.


One who is called cross-culturally to bring the Gospel of Jesus Christ.


All the things that the church and Christians do to complete the mission of God – the Great Commission.


Missionary Preparation and Orientation that Go To Nations conducts at their World Headquarters in Jacksonville, Florida twice a year for all missionary candidates.


Teaching the Gospel through oral transfer only.

Perspectives on the World Christian Movement

The Perspectives course helps believers from all walks of life see how they can get threaded into God’s story of redeeming people from every tribe, tongue, and nation to Himself. From Genesis to the prophets, Jesus Christ to the early church, and Constantine to today, you will see how God has been moving, how the … Learn More »