While many people think it is wonderful that NorthWest is supporting people who are proclaiming Jesus in other parts of the world, others may not be comfortable with it. A lot of people think we have plenty of work to do right here at home, and some even believe it's wrong to try to persuade others to accept the beliefs we have. But the decision to support missionaries is not based on an opinion. Rather, there is a strong basis for it in God's word. The church must support missions. Here's why.