In 1911 global mission leaders met in Edinburgh, Scotland, to confront a sobering situation: two-thirds of the world was unevangelized, sending churches were declining in membership and spiritual vitality, and interest in missions was waning. How could such a weak and sickly church meet the challenge of fulfilling the Great Commission? In response to this situation, Andrew Murray wrote The State of the Church. This urgent call to repentance and prayer helped spur on one of the most fruitful missionary movements in church's history.
n 1911 global mission leaders met in Edinburgh, Scotland, to confront a church lacking vitality and effectiveness. Andrew Murray responded with this urgent call to repentance and prayer, which helped incite one of the most fruitful missionary movements in church history. This contemporized edition of The State of the Church speaks vividly to believers today.