...if at times, or frequently, He permits His servants to share His own poverty, known when He was here, this but enriches the heart with experimental fellowship with Himself in His sufferings. Frederick Stanley Arnot, the great African missionary pioneer, speaking in Bristol early in this century, remarked that life in England was far more difficult than in Central Africa. Here, he said, rent day comes round with such terrible regularity, and all the necessities of life are dear; yet it would be dishonouring to our Master to live in a disreputable condition; "but," he added, "in Africa you can starve–I mean, you can live on a sack of potatoes till something more comes along!"
---from "The Churches of God," by G.H. Lang
Trusted Jesus in 1984. Been in school–not seminary–ever since. Looking forward to graduating, I Thess. 4:17.