The church is always in need of gospel workers/missionaries. This article shows that the church must understand that compassion is at the heart of mission work—mission work and pastoral care go together. The church must also pray for gospel workers. This is the call of the Lord Jesus in Matthew 9:37.
Jesus instructed His disciples to pray for workers in His kingdom. That instruction is then immediately followed up Him sending out the very ones who were praying (Matthew 9:38). This article discusses the task of praying for missionaries.