John Piper does an excellent job of explaining the role of missions in the local church. We need to readjust our eyes and our hearts to what God's Word as to say in relation to the mission of God as the church glorifies God. This video helps us do just that.
14 How, then, can they call on the one they have not believed in? And how can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? 15 And how can anyone preach unless they are sent? As it is written: “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news" (Romans 10:14-15)!